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Electrical Engineer I
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Abiomed | Danvers, MA
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Job Description

Abiomed, an innovative medical device company, is focused on recovering hearts and saving lives. We have a single guiding mission: "Patients First." With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, offices in Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed's 1,000 employees form one of the fastest growing medical technology companies in the world. Abiomed attracts and retains exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.

As an Electrical Engineer you will conduct complaint failure investigations and support CAPAs and engineering projects. This is an entry level position designed to develop a basic and broad engineering skillset to include electrical systems troubleshooting, root cause analysis, fixture design, project management, Impella product knowledge, cardiology clinical background.


* Investigate complaints by reviewing clinical notes, analyzing product performance data, and by inspecting and testing returned product to determine a root cause
* Troubleshoot and reccomend repairs for electro-mechanical systems
* Support sustaining engineering projects by proposing drawing and specification changes, modifying engineering models and drawings, designing test fixtures, conducting testing, and analyzing data
* Lead small projects by developing a project plan and schedule and by adhering to design controls
* Execute CAPA projects to include root cause analysis, corrective action implementation, and effectiveness monitoring
* May require up to 10% travel - US & EU


* BS in Electrical Engineering or directly related scientific discipline
* Proficiency with Engineering CAD software
* Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly, effectively, and frequently (oral and written)
* Determination to overcome obstacles and the initiative to execute tasks in a timely manner without direct supervision
* A passion for medical devices and making a significant positive impact on the lives of our patients
* Willingness and ability to travel up to 10% of the time, internationally and domestically


* 2-5 years of Electrical Engineering experience preferred, medical device experience strongly preferred
* Alitium NEXUS experience preferred
* Cross-functional experience with mechanical systems and software preferred
* Hands-on electrical circuit test and troubleshooting experience of analog, digital, and mixed signal systems preferred
* Knowledge of PCB design and manufacturing, fiberoptics, and RS-232 serial communications preferred

ABIOMED is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or national origin.

About Abiomed

Abiomed Inc. is a provider of medical devices in circulatory support that offers a continuum of care in heart recovery to heart failure patients. The Company's products are designed to enable the heart to rest, heal and recover by improving blood flow and/or performing the pumping function of the heart. Its products can be used in a range of clinical settings, including by heart surgeons for patients in profound shock and by interventional cardiologists for patients who are in shock, pre-shock or in need of prophylactic support in the cardiac catheterization lab, or cath lab. Its circulatory care products are designed to provide hemodynamic support for acute patients from the cath lab to the surgery suite aimed towards heart recovery and sending the patient home with his or her native heart. The Company's cardiac assist products provide circulatory support to acute heart failure patients across the continuum of care in heart recovery. (Source: 10-K)