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Electrical Engineer IV/V

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Engineering


At BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. we make the world a healthier place by providing molecular solutions that lessen the time to medical results and empower healthcare professionals to make better diagnostic decisions.

We are proud to be part of the bioMérieux family and the 5,000+ team members across 12 sites and subsidiaries in North America committed to our mission to help save lives around the globe through the power of diagnostics.

Come be a part of our team and our mission as an Electrical Engineer!

We are looking to add a Senior Electrical Engineer to our growing team!  This senior electrical engineer applies electrical engineering and other engineering principles to develop, maintain, and improve the products we make and use for Biofire’s instrumentation products.  This senior engineer both leads and conducts research, develops new electrical products and solutions, and improves existing designs.  This is achieved through investigations, including troubleshooting and root cause analysis of failures, collaborating with various team members and suppliers, performing testing, and verifying and releasing products into production as applicable.  This senior engineer can serve as a lead for junior level engineers on the team but does not have direct supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Uses engineering concepts, company SOPs/WIDs, department SOPs/WIDs to solve a variety of complex engineering problems across functional groups and disciplines
  2. Overseeing and preparing designs, from concept through detailed designs.  Primary focus is on electrical engineering; however, involvement in other aspects of the design process is expected (FW, Controls, Systems, Mechanical)
  3. Works on problems and projects of significant scope and complexity.
  4. Receives limited oversight from a Principal Engineer and is usually a discipline lead on a project;  provides mentoring for other engineers
  5. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned


Training & Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline.

Experience:  10+ years of experience in related field, including performance consistent with said experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Altium Designer
  • Schematic Capture
  • PCB Layout
  • Analog Circuit Design
  • Digital Circuit Design
  • Control Systems
  • HDL
  • Multi-layer PCBAs
  • High Speed design
  • Soldering
  • Circuit troubleshooting, debug, Root Cause Analysis
  • Sensors/Transducers
  • Optics
  • Embedded software
  • Compliance (CE, IEC 61010, IEC 60601, RoHS, REACH)

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioFire Diagnostics’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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