Job ID R-487489 Date posted 03/20/2024

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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Job Description Summary

We are looking for a Senior Staff level Electrical Engineer with a thorough understanding of digital and analog development, with an emphasis on digital design. You should have extensive experience in data acquisition systems with FPGAs for high-speed data acquisition and digital signal processing, as well as microcontroller development. You will be providing high quality and innovative solutions to a wide range of challenging problems and contributing to the completion of design projects.

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We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 

Primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Role is HYBRID. 3 days per week, onsite (155 N McCarthy Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035 ).

  • Actively participate in the new product development efforts from concept to implementation.

  • Collaborate with Senior Staff engineers.

  • Drive circuit and hardware development phases including qualification of designs, component evaluation, schematic entry, board bring-up and integration of complex printed circuit board assemblies.

  • Collaborate on complex designs involving FPGAs and high-speed data acquisition protocols

  • Effectively work with cross-functional teams including firmware, software, mechanical, and system engineering.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related engineering discipline. MSEE preferred.

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience as an Electrical Engineer designing digital circuitry on complex printed circuit board assemblies.

  • Proven track record leading project development, testing and troubleshooting to successfully complete design deliverables.

  • Digital Technologies:

    • Large pin count Xilinx 7-Series FPGA’s (Virtex, Kintex, Artix, Zynq)

    • Linux FPGA Development

    • Xilinx High-Speed serial Transceivers (GTP, GTX, GTH)

    • Power Sequencing of Xilinx 7-Series FPGA’s


    • High-Speed ADC’s and High-Speed DAC’s

    • JESD204B , PCIe, Ethernet, USB, UART, SPI, I2C

    • High Speed clock designs

  • Analog Technologies: Diff AMP, Op AMP, bipolar and FET circuitry designs, valve and motor drivers, PWMs and other modulations, Clocks, DDS, PLLs, Active and Passive Filters, EMI/EMC protection, ADCs, DACs.

  • High speed serial communications: JESD, USB3, PCIe

  • Tools: Mentor DX designer/Pads Layout, Pads AMS or equivalents Spice modeling, or Allego, HyperLynx, SI and PI, Models and libraries for simulations.

  • Design practices: Great understanding of Product life cycle management, Six Sigma, DFM, DFT and DFR.

  • Experience conducting or leading design reviews (schematic or layout) in a formal setting.

  • Lab experience with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, DMMs.

  • Strong debug and troubleshooting skills of complex electronics cards involving digital/analog circuits, FPGA designs and RTOS based firmware.

Ideal Candidate will posses:

  • Strong digital circuit design background that includes: FPGAs, microprocessors, system on chip (SoC), system and board level simulation, and experience with building blocks for modular systems.

  • Strong design skills and tools for schematic capture and board layout and simulation

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self-motivated, independent, and comfortable working in a matrix team environment and under time pressures.

  • Strong problem analysis and solving skills.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. 


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USA CA - San Jose

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At BD, we are strongly committed to investing in our associates—their well-being and development, and in providing rewards and recognition opportunities that promote a performance-based culture.  We demonstrate this commitment by offering a valuable, competitive package of compensation and benefits programs which you can learn more about on our Careers Site under Our Commitment to You.

Salary ranges have been implemented to reward associates fairly and competitively, as well as to support recognition of associates’ progress, ranging from entry level to experts in their field, and talent mobility. There are many factors, such as location, that contribute to the range displayed. The salary offered to a successful candidate is based on experience, education, skills, and actual work location. Salary ranges may vary for Field-based and Remote roles.

Salary Range Information

$158,300.00 - $261,300.00

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Advancing the world of health™

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

As a new employee what I like most about BD are the many learning and professional developmental opportunities for growth offered. It is good to know that there are so many resources to choose from.

Zakiyyah Walker
Staff Engineer

Since joining BD, I really have liked the people I work with on a daily basis and the collaboration towards common goals.

Michael Carrano
Senior Program Manager

BD is full of passionate, loyal, and driven people that have a common goal of advancing healthcare without sacrificing quality or service.

Justyna Zielinska
Project Manager



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