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Veterans Preferred - Chief Electrical Engineer

Company: Lilly
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We're looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world. For 145 years, Eli Lilly and Company has been dedicated to meeting the health care needs of people in the United States and around the world. We address these needs primarily by developing innovative medicines and delivery devices-investing a higher percentage of our sales in research and development than any other major pharmaceutical company. Established in 2015, the Lilly Innovation Center located in Cambridge, Massachusetts allows Lilly to explore how next generation therapeutics, emerging technologies, data analytics and new models can improve patient health while reducing the clinical, psychosocial, and economic burden that is systemic throughout healthcare today. Our team shares a passion for challenging conventional wisdom and embracing the challenge of delivering high-risk, breakthrough concepts for patients. We are in heart of Kendall Square, an exploding science and technology cluster within walking distance to some of the best academic and industry innovators in the world. The center has been crafted to cultivate collaborative drug, device, and technology research across Lilly's diverse therapeutic areas. The Delivery and Device Connected Solutions Innovation team in Cambridge explores and applies new technical solutions across delivery systems, with focus in the following areas: Mechanical and electromechanical systems Injection/infusion fluidic control systems Electronic communication and firmware Software and connected delivery solutions Drug delivery of new therapeutic modalities We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled, and creative engineering professional to join our team to tackle sophisticated challenges and in the process invent, explore, and develop new and emerging technologies. If you wish to apply your deep engineering knowledge to push technical frontiers and use Design Thinking methods to build breakthrough solutions for patients, you should consider joining our diverse team. Our teammate should be at the forefront of his/her respective field, shine as an inclusive leader in a highly multi-disciplinary environment, and relentlessly pursue creative solutions. They must be an effective collaborator with many different constituents including local team members and partner organizations, Lilly colleagues in Indianapolis, external partners (including best-in-class design firms), and industry and academic leaders. Responsibilities of this role include: Design and development of high quality, low-cost electronic circuits for embedded control applications from concept to production Lead and engage in product development activities for safety critical drug delivery devices, which may include user needs, use cases, requirements, designs, SW implementation, electrical design, board layout, prototype evaluation and test development Support the establishment of electrical and software development tools and labs to enable product development activities Evaluate, develop, and design drug delivery systems with a focus on emerging technologies Identify and monitor ground-breaking technologies as well as trends in patient centered disease management (i.e., diabetes connected product systems and patient support systems) Establish and utilize strategic relationships with academia and start-ups to accelerate and access emerging innovation Work with external partners to design and prototype early concepts to support the delivery strategy Connect with the broader Lilly organization Understand IP, freedom to operate and competitive landscape in targeted areas of research Coach and mentor other engineers and scientists Minimum Requirements: PhD (7 years' experience), MS (10 years' experience), BS (12 years' experience) (Electrical Engineering or Biomedical preferred) 5 years hands-on electronics and embedded software prototyping, debug, verification, and failure analysis skills, in areas such as, but not limited to, medical devices and consumer products Expertise in embedded hardware development (schematic and PCB design of microcontroller-based control circuits) and assembly; analog design experience is a plus Expertise in embedded firmware development using C programming language Proficiency with laboratory test equipment (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, device programmers, debuggers, DMMs) Experience with ECAD software packages (Altium or similar) Additional Skills/Preferences: Previous medical device Experience in one or more of the following fields: Implementing Wireless communication circuits and protocols (BLE, NFC, RFID, WIFI, etc.) Ultra-low power embedded systems Connected products in Health applications Experience with functional simulations using Spice Experience with iOS/Android applications Electrical safety (IEC 60601-1) and EMI/EMC (60601-1-2) Experience with communication protocols (e.g., USB, CAN, RS-485, RS-232, I2C, SPI) Desire and ability to coach/mentor junior engineering talent Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be an inclusive leader/colleague in a highly interdisciplinary environment Effective technical writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills Other Information: Location: Cambridge, MA. Travel is part of job, usually 10-15% but up to 30% of time within US and OUS. Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively "Lilly") are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response. Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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