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Digital Prospectors Sr. Electrical Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Boston, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Stacia McMillan (

Phone: 603.225.0616

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Boston, MA

Contract 6-9 Months

Sr Electrical Engineer


Our Client designs and manufactures medical devices that separates blood components (e.g. apheresis devices) for therapeutic treatments, pharmaceutical industry, blood transfusions, and other diagnostic equipment to support the healthcare blood management industry.

This is a key and critical role in the research and development team. The qualified candidate will be a highly motivated Sr Electrical Engineer for the overall design, integration, reliability, and test of existing and next generation product enhancements.

Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Design, develop, and maintain medical device platforms that separates blood components (e.g. apheresis devices) for therapeutic treatments, blood transfusions, pharmaceutical industry, and diagnostic equipment to support the healthcare blood management industry.

  • Primary focus will be on new and current product support in analog/ digital design

  • Model circuits using various simulation tools, such as PSPICE and MATLAB

  • Lead cross functional technical team discussions following our design control process from product's requirements, designs, verification, and product release while meeting our customers demanding requirements of size, weight, power, cost, environmental, and other use model conditions.

  • Lead existing product failure investigations: Investigate and determine root cause of product issues found in manufacturing and the field. Troubleshoot systems, PCBs, cables, and firmware. Develop tool & test equipment to analyze and resolve issues.

  • Lead technical discussions with key component suppliers in the areas of analog/ digital converters, power supplies, optical sensors, electromechanical devices, microprocessors, motor controllers, redundant safety circuits, touchscreen user interfaces, fluid controls, and other technologies.

  • Design & build electrical prototypes and prove design feasibility, functionality, and performance.

  • Document all phases of the design including requirements, specifications, plans, reviews, test procedures, test reports, and design for manufacturing (i.e. drawings, schematics, experiments, changes, test results, data, PCB layout, etc.)

  • Facilitate and maintain constant communications with key suppliers and internal stakeholders during project development.


  • BSEE with 7-10 years’ experience in Electrical Engineering, or MSEE 5+ years of electro-mechanical products in the medical device industry (or equivalent high reliability industries such as automotive, aerospace, military, etc.)

  • Demonstrated success in analog/digital electrical designs, Taking designs from concept to production.

  • Demonstrated competence in methodical and effective troubleshooting. Excellent problem-solving skills (root cause analysis).

  • Ability to document complex designs including: system requirements, theory of operation, schematics, interconnect diagrams, test procedures, test reports, risk analysis, and failure analysis.

  • Working Knowledge in EMC reduction techniques.

  • Highly passionate and positive infectious attitude who strives for high performance and product design quality.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate, and influence effectively at all technical levels across the organization and functions.

  • Design experience with FDA/IEC (IEC 60601-1 Safety standards) regulated medical devices is preferred.

  • Experience as a project team lead and project technical team lead preferred

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Orcad: Schematic Capture and Layout a plus

  • Proficient in standard office computer tools: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

  • Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, PTO, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has achieved:

  • 4.9/5 Star Glassdoor rating and the only staffing company (< 1000 employees) to be voted in the national Top 10 ‘Employee’s Choice - Best Places to Work’ by Glassdoor

  • Voted ‘Best Staffing Firm to Temp For’ three times by Staffing Industry Analysts as well as a ‘Best Company to Work For’ by Forbes, Fortune and Inc. magazine.