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Latitude, Inc. Senior Electrical Engineer in Baltimore, Maryland

The Engineer will be involved in a breadth of electrical design power conversion/distribution, micro-controllers, computer interfaces, user-interfaces, electro-mechanical drivers and electro-optical circuits. The Engineer will work on board designs, as well as custom circuit designs. As a principal engineer, this person will provide guidance and technical oversight for a small team of electrical engineers.

Key Responsibilities (?Do?):

  • Lead the definition of electrical systems architectures, technical solutions, and detailed designs for novel medical imaging products consisting of software and hardware

  • Ensure electrical design and documentation complies with medical safety and EMC/EMI standards.

  • Manage the research and prototyping of new and innovative solutions.

  • Manage feasibility studies of the design to determine if product is capable of functioning as intended.

  • Lead board and system bring-up activities and work with other engineers to insure product functionality.

  • Work effectively in cross-functional teams consisting of Clinical, Design & Usability, Marketing, R&D, Quality, and Regulatory.

  • Guide and mentor less experienced team members to foster growth

  • Ensure design documentation creation throughout all phases of design control.

  • Provide documentation of inventions for patent applications; review alternative technology as it relates to the invention.

  • Identify and retire technical risk.

  • Report progress regularly to upper management.

Results Expected (?Deliver?):

  • Define and author electrical requirements and architecture to meet medical system requirements.

  • Define and author board level specifications.

  • Generate circuit models and simulations.

  • Generate electrical system power analyses.

  • Complete component de-rating analyses.

  • Create cable diagrams for electrical systems.

  • Create electrical schematics and bill of materials.

  • Define initial board layout designs.

  • Define technical tasks and effort for integrated electronic modules designs with circuit layout in tightly constrained spaces.

  • Develop board level tests and test procedures to ensure that the product meets electrical and engineering specifications.

  • Define technical tasks to achieve design realization.


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE); MSEE preferred.

  • 8+ years of hands-on design experience in analog and/or digital design with excellent knowledge of low-noise techniques for circuit design and board layout

  • Must have experience integrating, testing, and verifying complex electrical systems

  • Must have working experience with various tools including analog simulation, schematic capture, and PCB layout.

  • Experience with power supply and power distribution architecture and design

  • Experience working with various optical sensors and detectors (eg PMTs, photodiodes) a plus

  • Experience with high-wattage power supplies and motor drives a plus

  • Strong understanding of IEC 60601-1, 3.1 edition Safety and Essential performance and IEC60601-1-2 4th edition Electromagnetic disturbances.

  • Have the flexibility and curiosity to develop new skillsets, as the need requires

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex subjects or issues to colleagues at all levels

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $90,000.00 - $135,000.00 per year