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CONMED Corporation Principal Electrical Engineer in Denver, Colorado

The Principal Electrical Engineer will be responsible for performing complexelectrical design and analysis to support research and development of medicaldevices for the Advanced Surgical business unit at CONMED. The PrincipalEngineer leads the Discovery and Feasibility phases, design activities,technical reviews, and reports design progress. Assignments are broad innature, requiring appreciable initiative, originality, ingenuity andexcellent problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate will have excellentanalytical skills, advanced electrical engineering experience and a goodunderstanding of medical devices. The mission of the Principal Engineer is tobe the technical lead for solving the most complex electrical problems and allactivities in support of the release of new products to production.Duties and Responsibilities:Research design options and perform experiments to determine designfeasibility or solutions for complex electro-mechanical and software-basedsystems.Provide leadership in the design and development of microprocessor basedelectronic systems for new productsConstruct prototypes; evaluate and document their performance; identifypossible improvementsDesign circuits containing microprocessors, memory devices, A/Dconverters, D/A converters, analog circuits, programmable logic, RFamplifiers and high frequency power supplies.Create and implement suitable tests including DOE's to verify designs meetelectrical requirementsCreate schematics, engineering drawings, test plans, and technical reportsServe as a technical leader for major product development projects or multiplesimultaneous projects. Responsible for ensuring that design activities arecoordinated per the project needs. Establish and maintain project schedules.Assist in the creation and release of Product Requirements, DesignSpecifications, and Design Descriptions for assigned designs, applicablestandards and procedures. Evaluate product non-conformances and recommenddesign modifications.Play a lead role in electronic design reviewsMentor other engineers and technicians.Requirements:B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Master's Degree isdesirable.Minimum of 10+ years of demonstrated experience as an individual technicalcontributor in a design role, experience working in a highly regulatedindustry (e.g. medical, aerospace or military)Knowledge of ISO, IEC and UL StandardsHigh degree of comfort with ambiguity in early-phase investigative projectsExperience in design for electrical safety and electromagnetic compatibilitystandardsTechnical knowledge of high-voltage power supply and RF amplifier designsExperience with and working knowledge of PCBA schematic capture and layout CADtools (PADS, Altium, ORCAD)Ability to perform analysis of complex systems, including performanceestimation, power dissipation, frequency response and component tolerancestack-upThorough understanding of advanced electrical and software engineeringprinciplesExperience estimating the effort to reach phase milestones and coordinatingthe team activities to meet schedules and goalsFamiliarity with RF based electro-surgery products preferred, but not requiredStrong desire to provide mentorship within the organizationStrong computer and communication skillsDemonstrated experience in successful technical project managementBenefits:CONMED offersCompetitive compensationExcellent healthcare including medical, dental, vision and prescriptioncoverageShort and long term disability plus life insurance -- cost paid fully by CONMEDRetirement Savings Plan (401K) -- company match dollar for dollar up to7% Employee stock purchase plan -- allows stock purchases at discountedprice.Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate level coursesCONMED is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer.CONMED is a strong advocate of workforce diversity. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race,ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orien