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 Detroit and the Silicon Valley. For more information, visit

Job Description

The Senior Electrical Engineer performs broad based electrical design, development, review, and documentation. Success in this role is predicated on an individual’s ability to contribute technically under a regulated product design process while leading work efforts and reporting project status to project management.


  • Create detailed electrical designs
  • Requirements review
  • Design documentation updates
  • Key components selection
  • Root Cause analysis
  • Leading design reviews
  • ECO Support
  • Regulatory testing support
  • Supporting design transfer to manufacture
  • Analog and digital circuit design using schematic capture tools (Altium, Orcad).
  • Ability to make updates to designs including, schematics, PCB, Fab and assembly drawings

The specification, architecture, design, transfers to manufacturing and validation of custom electrical systems.

  • Design and develop with schematic capture tools ( DxDesigner, OrCad etc)
  • Effective use of PCB layout tools ( PADS, etc)
  • Expertise in two or more technical specialties, ie; FPGA design, RF, small signal analog.
  • Expertise with circuit simulation tools ( Spice, Hyperlynx etc)
  • Component selection and Bill of Materials management
  • Vendor / Sub-contractor selection and management (PCB Layout)
  • Support sales, business development, marketing and other departments technically, as required.
  • Lead customer meeting to obtain detailed information and project requirements for project planning and estimation
  • Working knowledge of industry standards and mechanical design for safety and EMI/EMC
  • Working knowledge of regulated product development environments


  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 10+ years’ experience with a minimum of 5 of those years in an engineering role that included support for multi-disciplinary design, development, and delivery of products across the full development life cycle
  • The ability to lead remote engineering design teams

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

  • Systems Engineering
  • FPGA design & Complex Digital HW
  • Electrical Control Systems Modeling, Feedback (SISO)
  • Experience with CT machines or PET scanners or imaging systems
  • Electro-mechanical design
  • System power architecture and analysis


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


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