Principal Electrical Engineer

Location: Parsippany, NJ, United States of America


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

Brings a diversified background and in-depth knowledge to the design and development of electronic hardware at ZOLL Medical. May focus on technical track and/or project management track. Capable of innovative, creative, and independent strategies to produce electrical solutions to the product development problems. Generally responsible for the overall technical design of a major new product or a major revision to an existing product, and/or responsible for the supervision of personnel, schedules, and budgets for a major new product development project or a major revision to an existing product. Supervises 1- 15 member project team. Works independently based on project objectives. Interfaces directly with the Vice President and Directors of Research and Development. Seeks supervision as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • 25% preforms duties of project manager in the product development process. This requires the supervision of personnel, task assignments, budgeting, and scheduling.
  • Performs duties of electrical task leader on projects requiring the development of very complex and significant hardware. This may require the supervision of personnel, task assignments, and scheduling.
  • 25% major contributed to the electrical requirements definition, focusing on feasibility, systems analysis, software/hardware tradeoffs, electrical architecture, and software/hardware interfaces; serves as chief architect on complex electrical development projects
  • 30% independently develops very significant and complex electronic hardware for a project
  • 10% provides a major contribution to the documentation of hardware
  • 5% plays a major role in the systems engineering of products and provides a major contribution to systems requirements definition for new product development or for modification to existing product
  • 5% participates as a senior technical reviewer of the detailed electrical design, code, and documentation presented at hardware design reviews across product lines.
  • Shares individual expertise with other electrical engineers.

Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum 12 years' experience in electronic hardware design. Must have experience in all phases of the electrical development process.
  • Leadership experience required. Needs good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in electronics design and product development

Required/ Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BS in electrical engineering or a technical equivalent
  • MS degree preferred