Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Electrical Engineer in San Jose, California

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, 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 opportunities to make 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 medical devices and scientific instruments

•Apply these efforts to proof-of-concept experiments, product enhancements, 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 Electrical Engineering experience

•Experience designing high precision analog and low frequency RF circuits

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

•Experience designing for mid-volume production

•Hands-on use and knowledge of circuit design and layout tools such as OrCAD- PSpice, Allegro

•Experience in using lab equipment such as DMMs, oscilloscope, function generator, spectrum analyzer

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

•Knowledge of RoHS requirements

•Working knowledge of CE and product safety regulatory standards

•Capable of leading and driving large electronic sub-systems

•Familiarity with product verification and validation processes

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Windows, MS Office proficiency

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

•Development of products under a quality system that meets ISO13485 and FDA regulations is preferred

•Experience with SAP and Product Center

•Experience with scientific instrumentation, medical devices, or semiconductor process systems

This position is NOT approved for relocation.

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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.