Sr. Staff Electrical Engineer at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: San Jose, California

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Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a hard-working, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and chances to create significant contributions to the world.

How will you make an impact?

This is an opportunity to join a senior level and well tenured team at our San Jose, CA site. You will play a vital role in the design and development of analytical instrumentation within the Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry organization. Our products and instruments are used in the proteomics and metabolomics arena as well as having a real world impact on human health in areas such as water safety and food safety technology.

What will you do?

  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists designing high precision analog and low frequency RF systems for scientific instruments.

  • Apply these efforts to proof-of-concept experiments, product improvements, and new product development.

  • Collaborate with scientists, mechanical and electrical engineering teams in order to bring products to market.

How will you get here?


  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (M.S. degree preferred)


  • 10+ years of product development and commercialization design experience as an Hardware/Electrical engineer.

  • Experience designing precision analog circuits and low frequency RF circuits.

  • Expertise in understanding of analog circuits involving opamps, FETs, BJTs etc.

  • Experience applying analog laboratory test equipment including: signal generators, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzers, power meters, and network analyzers.

  • Strong hands-on use and knowledge of design and testing tools such as OrCAD, PSpice, Allegro, & DMM's.

  • Experience on a product development team from initial investigation, and design through to manufacturing introduction.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Solid understanding of CE and product safety regulatory standards.

  • Capable of leading and driving design of large electronic sub-systems.

  • Positive learning demeanor and desire to work in a team.

  • Excellent organization skill, detail oriented.

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today!


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus scheme, healthcare, company pension/retirement, and a range of employee benefits! Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range estimated for this position based in California is $149,500.00-$224,200.00.

This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:

  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs

  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement

  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy

  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan

  • Employees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

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