Electrical Design Engineer

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Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Job Description

As part of Cepheid’s Instrument Research group, the Electrical Design Engineer I will work within a highly talented, multi-disciplinary team to create the designs that will become Cepheid's future products.


You will work with a team comprised of electrical, mechanical, software and optical engineers to produce molecular diagnostic systems that will be commericalized to become key products in Cepheid's portfolio.

  • Your primary responsibility will be board design, layout, and debug.
  • You will also contribute to key aspects of Cepheid’s next generation of products.
    • Work with system a diverse engineering team to create solutions in the following areas:
      • high speed data handling
      • motion control
      • signal conditioning and processing
      • thermal control
    • Participate in discussions regarding system level architecture design and implementation


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering (or an equivalent technical discipline). Or, equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level.
  • 0-2 years of experience.
  • Electrical engineering background in microprocessor based, mixed signal embedded systems, ADC/DAC control, sensor signal conditioning using op-amps, and motor control.
  • Fast learner, self-motivated, willing to work outside the job description.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

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