ASIC Senior Staff Engineer at Abbott (Dallas, TX)

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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


Job Title

ASIC Senior Staff Engineer

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You'll also have access to:
  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor's degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Plano, Tx location in the Neuromodulation Division. Our Neuromodulation business is an area of expertise for Abbott. This business includes implantable neural interfacing devices compatible with mobile technology that treat people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. Our Solutions include Proclaim (TM) XR SCS System, the #1 Spinal cord stimulator on the market, Proclaim (TM) DRG Neurostimulator, the only FDA approved DRG therapy and a market leader in radiofrequency ablation therapy, Abbott RFA. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum. Our deep brain stimulation technology for progressive diseases helps people manage their Parkinson's disease and essential tremor symptoms, steering away from side effects.

As a Senior Staff Engineer, Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC), Advanced Development for the NM Business, you will join a highly driven business division working on implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders.

What You'll Work On

You will be a hands-on individual contributor who will:
  • Oversee internal and external ASIC Design resources
  • Lead definition, architecture and implementation of next-generation stimulation, sensing and signal processing ASICs
  • Investigate new ASIC technologies, vendors, and packaging
  • Lead first-silicon evaluation, create test plans and manage ASIC test engineers through automated characterization
  • Have a strong sense of accountability, leadership courage, the ability to inspire peers, keeping an open mind and driving projects to completion
  • Investigate the scientific, technical and clinical aspects of Abbott neuromodulation devices and features and the disease states they aim to treat
  • Assist in system architecture and embedded system design when needed
  • Communicate effectively and participate on cross functional development teams with good negotiating skills to influence multi-disciplinary teams
  • Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, company policies, operating procedures, processes and task assignments.

Pay and Shift [manufacturing only; if applicable]

The salary range for this position is $125,000 - $170,000 anually, based on experience.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Mastery of fundamental Electrical Engineering principles
  • 10 years or more of relevant experience
  • Experience in writing ASIC development specifications and delivering detailed technical reviews
  • Low-power circuit design expertise, thorough simulation methodology and in-depth knowledge of ASIC design and layout best practices.
  • Ability to write detailed ASIC characterization protocols and perform hands-on bench evaluation
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate to all levels of the organization.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Hardware Description Language (Verilog or VHDL)
  • Cadence ASIC development tools
  • Ultra-low power analog design
  • Software/firmware programming (C, C++, Python or equivalent)
  • Working knowledge of synthesis/place-and-route flows

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Product Development

NM Neuromodulation

United States > Texas > Plano : 6901 Preston Road



Yes, 5 % of the Time

Not Applicable

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Abbot Park, IL. Abbott was founded in 2022. It has 97838 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 197 open jobs at Abbott, click here.
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