BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Electronic Engineer in Ireland

Job Description Summary

BD Research Centre Ireland (RCI) is looking for a highly talented Senior Electronic Engineer to take responsibility for providing their knowledge to BD for further development efforts.

Job Description

Sr. Electronic Engineer

As a member of the BD Biosciences Hardware Engineering Research & Development team based in Limerick, you will be responsible for the design and support of sophisticated medical capital instrumentation. This equipment includes technology from every major area of science and engineering. The Hardware Engineering Research & Development team is responsible for high-speed cell sorters that utilize extremely low-noise analog circuits, high-speed data acquisition and digital signal processing with FPGAs and high bandwidth communication protocols. Members of this team will work very closely with their San Jose counterparts, sharing knowledge and providing regular updates.

We are looking for a senior level Electronic Engineer with a thorough understanding of both analog and digital design and experience designing data acquisition systems with FPGAs for high speed data acquisition and digital signal processing. In this position, you will be providing high quality and innovative solutions to a wide range of challenging problems and contributing to the completion of specific design projects.

A Sr. Electronic Engineer’s primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

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

  • Drive circuit and hardware design phases including architecture and design, component selection, schematic entry, board bring-up and integration of complex printed circuit board assemblies into life sciences based instrumentation.

  • Collaborate on complex designs involving Systems-on-Chip (SoC), FPGAs and high speed data acquisition protocols.

  • Experience developing firmware in an embedded linux environment would be a plus.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree (Masters desirable) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related discipline.

  • At least 7 years (10+ desirable) of experience as an Electrical Engineer designing both analog and digital circuitry on complex printed circuit board assemblies.


  • Strong digital and analog circuit design background that includes: microprocessors, analog circuitry for low noise high-speed data acquisition systems, FPGAs, 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.

  • Strong problem analysis and solving skills.

The BD Difference

BD, founded in 1897, is a global medical technology company with over 40,000 associates in over 100 countries. We create specialized devices, solutions and systems to address many of the world’s most pressing healthcare needs. We operate under a single purpose: “to advance the world of health”.

We have been a strong employer presence in Ireland for over 50 years. Join us and be our newest team member making the difference!

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Primary Work Location

IRL - BD Research Centre Ireland

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.