Senior Electrical Engineering Team Lead (58TL) Burnaby, Canada


Verathon Medical (Canada) ULC – Senior Electrical Engineering Team Lead


Verathon Medical (Canada) ULC is growing and has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer Team Leader! This position is responsible for critical hardware and system development in support of our medical devices and products. This is a hands-on leadership role where the experienced engineer is expected to work alongside a team to provide technical acumen and development for a variety of technologies.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Lead and coordinate all the electrical engineering activities on one or more projects

·         Create an environment of open communication by utilizing interpersonal skills that effectively allow the team to function properly with an understanding of the issues of importance to the company

·         Effectively supervise, coach and train a team of diverse individuals so as to obtain best from each team member

·         Ensure consistent professional communications with all VMCA team members

·         Plan, design, prototype, test and qualify electronic designs for high reliability and high performance electronic medical devices

·         Support production to resolve their issues efficiently and in a timely manner

·         Design, prototype and test prototype systems

·         Develop solutions that incorporate design for test and design for manufacture concepts

·         Complete design documentation including BOM documents (Bill of Material) and system specifications

·         Participate in product transfer to production 

·         Plan and participate in design reviews

·         Support VMCA's Quality Management System

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

·         BSEE or MSEE required

·         10+ years as an Electrical or Electronics Engineer, 5+ years developing medical products

·         Knowledge of low level Analog, Digital and Mixed signal design including embedded controllers, FPGAs and DSPs

·         Skill in defining and/or refining system architectures utilizing embedded design and windows based technology

·         Knowledge of FDA, IEC and ISO regulations and guidelines preferred

·         Familiar with MS Office, MatLab, Schematic Capture and PCB design (PADs or equivalent)

·         Familiar with digital video technology, digital camera design, digital video processors

·         Familiar with digital memories and storage technologies (SD cards, compact flash etc)

·         Familiar with EMI and ability to design to avoid EMO problems or resolve related problems

·         Familiarity with oscilloscopes, DMMs, spectrum analyzers and other electronic instruments

·         Hands on lab experience including soldering, debugging product testing and verification preferred

·         Detail oriented, well organized and knowledgeable about latest electrical engineering technologies

·         Professional interpersonal communication skills

·         Attention to detail and ability to meet strict deadlines

·         Ability to motivate a team and lead by example

·         Strong problem solving, analytical and trouble shooting skills

·         Able to make independent judgment using sound engineering principles and techniques


Verathon believes that people are the source of our strength and as such, recruits and selects only highly skilled, motivated and innovative employees. Verathon offers competitive compensation and a positive environment that supports development and recognizes achievements.  In your cover letter, please indicate why you should be considered for this position. Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted for position openings.  Please send your resume