Associate Electrical Design Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Job purpose

Associate Electrical Design Engineer responsible for the design, debug, and support of electrical hardware features implemented in the LifeVest system.   Additional responsibilities include development and maintenance of design documentation and test execution.  This is an entry level engineering position that will work under close supervision. 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Electrical Design Engineer working on a team on research, development, and sustaining projects.
  • Performs electrical design work that may include analog, digital, power, high voltage, and/or wireless circuitry.
  • Designs, fabricates, and evaluates components or circuitry for use in electronic equipment.  
  • Supports engineering and other departments on sustaining activities.
  • Conducts root cause failure analysis on devices.
  • Produces design documentation and executes test procedures.
  • Works under close supervision with work checked on a regular basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.


  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 0 - 3 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience strongly preferred.
  • Technical experience or training preferred in at least a subset of the following areas:
    • High precision analog
    • EMC / EMI
    • High voltage / high current defibrillation circuitry
    • Digital
    • On-board IC-based power supplies
    • Sensors
    • Printed circuit boards
    • Wireless communication
    • Firmware
    • Hardware / Software integration
  • Experienced in the use of general engineering lab equipment including soldering stations, oscilloscopes, waveform generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, digital multi-meters, power supplies, etc.

Working conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Supervisory responsibility


AAP/EEO Statement

ZOLL is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace, where unique identities, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences are respected and valued.

 Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran