Senior Electrical Engineer

Locations: Chelmsford, MA, United States of America; Parsippany, NJ, United States of America; Rolling Meadows, IL, 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!

Job Summary:

As a Senior Electrical Engineer on our Sustaining Engineering team, you will develop and support products throughout the commercialized life cycle. You will also provide engineering support and bring new products into production phase.  The individual is expected to collaborate with cross-functional team of engineers and support multiple projects. The senior electrical engineer within sustaining group is expected to redesign PCBs, magnetics, high voltage components, digital component and occasionally develop subsystems, and fixtures. This position is an individual contributor on the team.

Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques (Good Design Practices), procedures, and criteria to the design, development and enhancement of new and currently marketed external pacemaker, defibrillator and other electronic circuitry incorporated in ZOLL therapy/monitoring products. Architects, designs, tests, qualifies and documents new and revised electrical systems/subsystems including related analog, digital, power supply, electrical isolation and high voltage circuitry. Works closely with other electrical, mechanical and software engineers to design, develop, and support complete systems and subsystems. May act in the role of lead electrical engineer (Task Leader) within a development team, group, or department responsible for specific new product development projects. Efforts are primarily technical in nature but may include limited managerial activities such as project management duties. Works with outside vendors and contractors as required to accomplish tasks. Support Manufacturing and Quality Assurance groups as required to debug or improve existing designs.

Essential Functions:

  • Acts in the role of hands-on, high level electrical designer

  • Works as a member of a new product design and development team where he/she may lead and/or coordinate the efforts of a small group other staff

  • Often coordinates the efforts of 1-5 indirect reports including EE technicians, manufacturing engineers/ technicians, purchasing, or documentation

  • Works with outside vendors as required to specify, develop, and qualify custom components, assemblies, etc. required to accomplish design, testing and product qualification goals.

  • 30% Architecture, design, development and product qualification tasks associated with new or currently marketed products. This includes being the technical focus when product architecture and design planning is performed.

  • 30% Documentation of new or revised products.

  • 20% - Debug testing, or qualification of designs

  • 10% Direct or indirect coordination of company personnel to design, prototype, integrate new or revised products. May be a task leader on a project.

  • 5% Participates in technical design reviews or new or revised products.

  • 5% Other Projects as assigned

Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in the design, documentation, and testing of analog and digital electronics; power supply and high voltage circuit design helpful but not required

  • Product-specific experience, such as designing defibrillators, pacemakers or low level analog signal equipment would be a strong plus

  • Familiarity with medical device safety agency approval processes such as UL or ETL a plus

  • Medical product design experience a definite plus, especially with IEC60601-1 and related standards

  • Computer literacy and proficiency required

  • Mastery of English language in verbal and written communication

Required/ Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BSEE or equivalent degree, MSEE is preferred

  • 8+ years or Master's Degree and 6+ years of electrical engineering and product design experience

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.




ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 


ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990