Altran North America

  • Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Company Overview

    Today’s complex interconnected world demands companies to conceptualize and deliver cutting-edge products and solutions to market faster than ever before. Altran, a global product development partner, collaborates with companies to address the business and technical challenges inherent in developing and supporting complex connected systems.

    For over three decades, leading companies and emerging startups in some of the most highly regulated and rapidly evolving industries have relied on Altran to inspire innovation, accelerate time to market, improve predictability, and maximize return on product investment. Altran provides a full complement of technology consulting, software and product development expertise, and engineering services to our client partners in the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Industry and Electronics, and Medical and Life Sciences industries.

    In North America, Altran is based in Burlington, Massachusetts, with additional offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, New Jersey, Silicon Valley and Southern California. For more information, visit

    Job Description

    The Senior Electrical Engineer performs broad based electrical design and development including requirements assessment, key components selection and board level detail design through system integration and test. Success in this role is predicated on an individual’s ability to contribute as a Senior level individual contributor under regulated product design processes while supporting work efforts and reporting project status.


    These are some desired primary skills you bring to the job:

    Requirements for Electrical systems

    Mixed Signal Circuit Design

    Electromechanical Design

    Detailed design with schematic capture tools (Altium, Cadence, Mentor)

    Effective use of PCB layout tools (Altium, Cadence, Mentor)

    Expertise with analog and digital circuit simulation tools (e.g. Spice, Modelsim)

    Working knowledge of industry standards for safety and EMI/EMC

    Working knowledge of regulated product development environments

    Originate Design documentation

    Key components selection

    Lead design reviews

    Supporting design transfer to manufacturing (DFM, DFT)

    Soft skills:

    • Robust attention to detail
    • Highly motivated, action oriented, persistent achiever.
    • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to present quality presentations




    • Design and develop with schematic capture tools (Altium, Cadence, Mentor)
    • Effective use of PCB layout tools (Altium, Cadence, Mentor)
    • Perform simulation of analog and/or digital circuits using industry tools (e.g. Spice, Modelsim)
    • Component selection and Bill of Materials management
    • Vendor / Sub-contractor selection and management (PCB Layout)
    • Provide technical and thought leadership in customer meetings as a subject matter expert in electrical design
    • Support the proposal generation process by obtaining detailed information, and requirements, structuring and defining tasks, project planning and accurate estimations


    • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering

    • 10+ years’ experience in an engineering role that included support for multi-disciplinary design, development, and delivery of products across the full development life cycle
    • Ability and willingness to travel to client sites with the possibility of extended stays


    Expertise in two or more of the following technical specialties is required:

    • Analog design (Small signal, Mixed signal, High voltage, and/or Power)
    • Complex digital hardware
    • Electrical Control Systems Modeling, Feedback (SISO)
    • Robotics
    • Electro-mechanical design
    • Embedded firmware Development & RTOS

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; M/F/D/V




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