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Electrical Engineer - Research and Development 

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Category Research & Development (R&D)  

Electrical Engineer - Research and Development

It's all about you. So, allow us to answer your burning question-WIIFM?

  • Develop life-enhancing medical laser devices.
  • You will be immersed in rewarding work right from the get-go.
  • See the design from inception to production with a high degree of individual input.
  • You will always have interesting challenges to solve with no shortage of projects in which to apply your expertise and express your creative designs, processes, and ideas.
  • Project teams often work collaboratively, and you will have every opportunity for learning and expanding your knowledge quickly into new areas of interest-no pigeon-holing here.
  • We are always looking for ways to grow our people in the direction they desire. This often starts with project ownership with room to move into a variety of leadership roles.

Position Location/Summary:

You will work very closely with the technical team developing and supporting our product line of aesthetic medical laser systems. The position is located in Palo Alto, California.

In this role, you will engage in:

  • Electronic design, including simulation
  • Parts selection, taking into consideration obsolescence, availability, and cost
  • PCB design using Altium Designer
  • Embedded controller development (ARM)
  • System wiring harness and cable design
  • Hardware and software testing
  • System Compliance Testing
  • Prototype build/ SMD rework

Position Requirements

Specific areas of experience needed:

  • IGBT, Mosfets (Power switching, motor control switching supplies)
  • Pyroelectric detectors (Instrumentation, sensor interfacing, electro-optical, sensors)
  • Constant current source (Analog design, general EE)
  • Switching power supplies (Power supply design)
  • Magnetic circuits, transformers (Analog, general EE, power, power supply, motor control, instrumentation)
  • ADCs DACs (Mixed-signal, microcontroller, analog, digital, interface, converters)
  • I2C, SPI, other buses (Serial protocols, interfacing, UART, microcontroller)
  • Op Amps: Amplifiers, integrators, and differentiators (Analog, linear, instrumentation, front end, signal processing, signal conditioning, general EE)
  • Basic Digital Design and Interfacing
  • Robotics (Kinematics, Reverse kinematic, Motor control, control systems, actuators, electro-mechanical, mechatronics)


Education/Experience Required:

  • Years of direct experience (5 + years)
  • BSEE degree required
  • Ability to work effectively with the engineering team
  • Experience with switching power supply design
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, project-oriented
  • A plus if you have worked in the medical industry


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Electrical Engineer - Research and Development  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve people's lives, our top-tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer-focused, and results-driven individuals.

At the heart of it, innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that welcomes and fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate, and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.

Life at Sciton:

At Sciton, people matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:

• The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.

• Empowerment to develop their creative genius and encouragement to be lifelong learners.

• Incentives for creativity and innovation across the organization.

What Sciton offers you:

• Competitive health benefits

• Retirement

• 401(k)Employer Match

• Time off

• Professional Development

• Stock Options

• Employee Referral Bonus


This position is currently accepting applications.

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