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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: San Jose, CA



Temperature is vital to life. Working at ZOLL Circulation, you and your colleagues will help save lives by producing safe, easy-to-use medical devices. Join ZOLL and be part of a global company whose employees are continuously innovating and embracing challenges to improve products – and themselves.


The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the design and development of the hardware and software used to control a cardiopulmonary resuscitation device that is being designed and developed at ZOLL Circulation, Inc.


  • Support integrated Hardware and Windows Embedded software (C, C++) on existing product
  • Hands-on testing and troubleshooting: motors, sensors, software, schematic design
  • Implementation of design improvements
    • Write verification test plans, protocols, and test reports
  • Lead and collaborate the cross-functional team to develop first in class medical device
  • Guide the work efforts of junior engineers, technicians, and OEM vendors
  • Ensure that the product developed complies with ZOLL's SOPs; including requirements definition, architecture, design, implementation, debugging, and testing
  • Develop hardware and embedded software solutions for next generation device


Skill Requirements:

  • Able to read and understand electronic schematics
  • Programming experience in a high level language like C or C++ required
  • Background in digital design and analog sensor signal processing a plus
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software issues; determine the root cause, develop solutions, verify functionality, and implement design changes
  • Micro-controller experience
  • Knowledge of real-time embedded software development and execution
  • Attention to detail, good organization skills, able to make system level trade-offs
  • Self-sufficiency to creatively solve technical issues and execute solutions independently
  • Experience working with electro-mechanical systems and embedded software
  • Knowledge and experience working with international safety and operating standards for medical devices, e.g. EN 60601, UL2601, etc.
  • Experience documenting design changes and improvements via test protocols and reports
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills


Experience Requirements / Education /Training:


  • Minimum of 5 years related experience
  • BS in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field required
  • Analog Circuits: experience with Signal Conditioning, Active Filters, Electrical Isolation
  • Digital circuit design and development
  • Battery operated instruments, power management circuits a plus
  • Motor and electromechanical device design and development a plus
  • Programming experience using either C or C++ required (at least one)
  • Windows Embedded Development Environment preferred
  • Medical product development experience a plus