Senior Electrical Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Madison, WI
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


Make a difference! Be inspired! Accuray helps cancer patients live longer, better lives.

Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) invents, manufactures and supports a complete portfolio of radiation therapy and radiosurgery platforms for treating multiple forms of cancer. Our team works passionately to create a future without the fear, pain or human suffering of cancer. With over 800 systems installed worldwide, our leading edge technologies - the Cyberknife®, TomoTherapy® and Radixact™ Systems - put the emphasis on patient-focused care. Our offerings range from high-precision radiosurgery for early-stage and localized disease to 3D image-guided, intensity-modulated-radiation therapy for more advanced disease throughout the body.

We are currently looking for an Electrical Engineer to become a member of our dynamic team.


  • Research, plan, design, and document electrical and electronic designs in accordance with product requirements. Designs may include printed circuit boards, programmable logic, and higher-level assemblies integrating custom and off-the-shelf components.
  • Work with technicians and vendors to create, test, and release prototypes.
  • Work with other engineers and technicians to test designs and integrate those designs into the system.
  • Support Engineering and Project Management in establishing and updating project timetables, providing work breakdowns, and tracking progress.
  • Work with Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Quality personnel to select vendors and components, and to transfer designs into Manufacturing.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electronics or engineering and at least 6-10 years of design and development experience in an electronics manufacturing industry. An advanced technical degree is a plus. Suitable work experience in a technically related field may be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Experience in with medical imaging design, interfaces, signal processing, and concepts is desired. Skills or experience in FPGA/PLD design, National Instruments LabVIEW (both test and product design), requirements development, project management, microcontrollers, and test protocol development are advantageous.
  • Hands-on experience with electronic test equipment, as well as some familiarity with shop machinery that may be utilized to fabricate prototype components.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Good computer skills, including the use of standard office software programs including spreadsheet, word-processing, and email applications.
  • Familiarity with the use of engineering tools such as version control and defect tracking systems.
  • Schematic capture and printed circuit board design experience.
  • Experience in the full life cycle for medical electronics projects is highly desirable, including product development, regulatory compliance, manufacturing, and installed base support.
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