Offers “Abbott”

Expires soon Abbott

Electrical Engineer II

  • Atlanta, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

·  Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
·  Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
·  An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
·  Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
·  A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
·  A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for, as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity
We are recruiting an Electrical Engineer II to join our Abbott Heart Failure team in Atlanta, GA, where we are focused on helping people with heart failure manage their health and ultimately change and save lives.  The engineer will be primarily working on the CardioMEMS HF system, which remotely monitors changes in pulmanry artery (PA) pressure, an early indicator of the onset of worsening heart failure, to aid physicians in preventing worsening heart failure, lower heart failure mortality rates, and improve quality of life for our heart failure patients.

The engineer will be focused on sustaining support of CardioMEMS medical devices, including failure and complaint analysis, part obsolescence and replacement, and multiple parallel projects to update product designs and procedures.  The engineer will also work on new product development projects with other electrical engineers and team leads.

Primary Responsibilities:

·  Investigate hardware complaints and potential anomalies to reproduce and determine root cause of issues reported about our medical device products.  Documents methods and findings.
·  Execute tasks necessary for medical device design changes.  Update design documentation, plan and document test procedure, execute design verification and impact assessment testing, document test results. 
·  Support and review quality control activities and documents, as related to supplier quality and manufacturing quality and processes.
·  Manage R&D lab and lab equipment, including calibration, preventative maintenance, and associated documentation.
·  Work on design, characterization, verification, and documentation activities as part of electrical engineering team on project developing new products
·  Applies engineering and scientific principles, ingenuity, and creative analytical techniques to accomplish tasks and investigate issues.  
·  Exercises appropriate level of technical judgment in planning, organizing, and performing and coordinating engineering assignments.
·  Follows internal processes of highly regulated industry.

Required Qualifications:

·  Bachler’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
·  2 years of experience in a similar position
·  Experience with electrical hardware that involves mixed signal, digital, analog, and RF circuitry
·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·  Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

·  Experience in the class III medical device industry with design control or design verification experience
·  Experience with electrical component-level troubleshooting
·  Experience in performing layout construction and evaluation of a variety of Printed Circuit Boards, fixtures, and tools
·  Experience with Altium or similar
·  Experience with Windchill Project Lifecycle Management system, or similar, for Parts, Documents, Change Activities, Change Orders, BoMs, DMRs
·  Experience with SAP Material Master, Material BoM, Routing
·  Experience with standards-based testing, like IEC 60601-1 and related standards


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

·  Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
·  Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
·  Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
·  Paid time off
·  401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
·  The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.


The base pay for this position is
$57,300.00 – $114,700.00

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Product Development



HF Heart Failure



United States > Atlanta : 387 Technology Circle NW Suite 500








Not specified



Not Applicable



Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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