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Job Description

Auris Health, Inc. is recruiting for a Staff Electrical Engineer. This position will be located in Redwood City, CA.

Auris Health, Inc., part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is transforming medical intervention. By combining advancements in medical robotics, instrumentation, navigation and data science, Auris is building a platform technology capable of expanding the applicability of robotics to a spectrum of medical procedures.



The Staff Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading the architecture, development, and execution of electrical systems design within the Advanced Development team. Auris is seeking a highly motivated individual that is a self-starter and is passionate about designing elegant yet simple solutions for advanced, complex robotic systems.


Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead design of analog and power electronics for our next generation system

  • Provide practical solutions for designing and integrating electronics supporting rapid system prototyping while maintaining a vision for the product architecture

  • Work with cross functional teams to identify the customer needs and develop system to meet these needs.

  • Collaborate with other electrical engineer and mechanical engineers on integration including, sensor selection, actuator selection, PCB and cable integration

  • Develop system specifications, test plans, protocols, and reports for designs, including power, thermal, EMC, electrical safety and functional performance

  • Debug analog, power, and communications related issues of system

  • Design and test functional safety and optimal shielding/grounding for compliance

  • Evaluate different modules and ICs to determine optimum solution for the application

  • Develop and maintain vendor relationships

  • Collaboration with the software team, and the systems team Document requirements, interfaces, document and implement test plans


 Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, And Experience:


  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in electrical engineering with 10 or more years of experience

  • Must be a self-starter and fast learner. 

  • Work efficiently both independently and within a team with attention to details

  • Design experience and schematic capture of low-noise analog, power electronics, and high- speed digital signal integrity required.

  • Excellent hands-on ability to build, debug, and modify the system and perform system failure analysis

  • Experience designing and testing electronics in safety-critical applications

  • Experience in mitigating EMI, noise, and distortion to electrical signals

  • Experience in analog, low noise, and high precision electronic designs

  • Experience in designing and testing power electronics

  • Proficient in operating oscilloscopes, DMMs, multi-meters, power supplies, etc.

  • Understanding of AC/DC motor operating principles and technical challenges

  • Experience working and communicating effectively in a cross-functional team of mechanical, software, and system engineers

  • Understand the electrical system interfaces such as EtherCAT, RS422/RS485, RS232, I2C, SPI, SSI, BiSS, USB and etc.

  • Ability to work in a regulated environment in compliance to ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, And Experience


  • Experience in Medical Device Design Control for IEC 60601

  • Deep understanding of BLDC motor fundamentals and control techniques

  • Working within an Agile management system

  • Medical Surgical Robotics experience

  • Familiarity with Agile & JIRA

  • Demonstrated track record of developing programmable electronic systems architecture from concept to implementation, preferably for medical devices.

  • Compliance experience for 60601-1, CISPR 22, UL in an FDA environment is a plus

  • Hands-on experience in PCB SMD soldering and rework is a plus

  • Experience with Altium PCB design tools is a plus



Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






Primary Location
United States-California-Redwood City-
Auris Health, Inc. (6267)
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