Abbott Senior Bluetooth Low Energy Electrical Design Engineer in Plano, Texas

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Under general direction, works independently to design new products, fixtures, tools and processes and maintains existing products in a fast-paced cross-functional design environment. Is well organized and reliably drives tasks to completion as part of a cross functional team. Stays current on new technologies and design practices and utilizes them in new designs. Exhibits quality in their work and pushes for excellence in themselves and others.

Job Duties

  • Develops BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) circuit designs including requirement definition, processor selection, matching network and antenna design

  • Applies advanced RF engineering and scientific principles to circuit designs and test data to determine optimal design choices and solutions to issues

  • Develops, coordinates and performs BLE testing and certification, including verification

  • Develops validated test fixtures and methods for BLE characterization testing, both for RF PCB hardware, and radiated testing

  • Plans and coordinates design activities with larger product development team to assure project completion

  • Interfaces closely with BLE firmware development team during design iterations

  • Develops documentation and supporting analysis for BLE circuit designs

  • Develops new designs independently while effectively leveraging other team members

  • Investigates and addresses key issues with existing products

  • This is a non-supervisory role

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

  • 2+ years experience with the development, testing and certification of Bluetooth Low Energy devices

  • 7+ years of relevant electrical engineering experience

  • Demonstrated experience with RF design techniques

  • Strong organizational skills and experience working with a cross functional team

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate at multiple levels of the organization

  • Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

  • Experience with medical device design

  • Working knowledge of electromagnetism

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email