Basic Information

Job Category: Engineering

Location: Hawthorne, New York, United States

Date published: 23-Jun-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Junior Electrical Engineer

We are currently seeking a Junior Electrical Engineer to join our team in our Hawthorne, NY 10532 location.  

Who We Are:
Founded in 2014, Clarapath’s mission is to transform the laboratory space and advance how hospitals provide laboratory care. Healthcare costs continue to sky-rocket and a foundational element to providing high-quality, low-cost, convenient care to patients requires constant innovation. Our company is strategically backed by one of the largest hospitals in the country, as well as visionary pharmaceutical and academic leaders. In collaboration with our partners, we hope to provide the next generation of patients with better care, as well as enable life-saving drugs for future generations. 

From our fully-automated, precision sectioning technology to world-class imaging and analysis expertise, our team represents the future of digital pathology. To continue our track record of growth we are looking for the best talent, those who take the initiative, are self-directed learners, team players, have a passion for solving complex problems and those who want to make a societal impact. We offer challenging opportunities to join a uniquely innovative company that straddles the worlds of medical devices, industrial automation and technology. To learn more about us, please visit us at

About the Role:
The Junior Electrical Engineer will be working alongside the senior electrical engineer, mechanical engineer and software engineers on medical device development. This role is multi-disciplinary with technical responsibility for our device electrical system, PCBs and wiring diagrams, providing continuous feedback on the development process and accepting feedback as well. It is also expected that some software development for the device is performed by the Junior Electrical Engineer. The ideal candidate will have deep understanding of hardware electrical design and exposure to software development for hardware. We are looking for a team player who views medical device development as a competitive advantage. We are a rapidly growing business with the opportunity for the right candidate to continue advancing their role and responsibilities as the company grows.

What you’ll do:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned by management.
Designing system level schematics, electrical isolation strategy, as well as detailed PCB schematics and layout.
Designing precision motion stages and components, electromechanical system parts and assemblies in a CAD environment
Developing low-level device control software in C++ with guidance
Documentation, including schematics, wire harness drawings, PCB files, and component specifications for FDA processes
Modelling and developing electrical systems throughout the device, such as, stepper and DC motor control, AC power systems, low voltage data, and high sensitivity analog and digital signals
Designing and prototyping analog and digital circuits, primarily for integration of sensors
Building cable harnesses, designing signal and power distribution networks
Building prototypes and test fixtures including instrumenting with data acquisition systems and programming
Unit and system testing of prototype designs
Role may require some travel

Our Perfect Candidate
Education and Experience:
BSc. Or MSc. in Electrical Engineering or in an equivalent area
Exposure to software/firmware programming in C++
Competency in designing large electromechanical system components
Proven design record
Analytical problem solution skills, such as modeling and simulations
Design of high sensitivity analog and data systems
Design of power conditioning due to motors and high inrush current components
Design experience with embedded hardware such as Microcontrollers and FPGAs
Knowledge of IEC safety and EMC standards and experience in working with regulated test labs

Other Experiences and Knowledge:
Working with teams in multiple sites
Involvement in automation-related extracurricular activities, such as, First Robotics,
Lab bench experience including, soldering, wiring, troubleshooting, and using lab equipment to explain results
Experience in working with Linux systems and micro processors

Required Abilities and Skills:
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Time management skills to prioritize and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Flexibility to work in a changing and fast paced environment
Drive, determination and ability to hit aggressive milestones/deadlines
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Company Offers: 
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and education
Comprehensive benefits package available: (healthcare, vision, dental and life insurances; 401k; PTO and holidays)
A collaborative and diverse work environment where our teams thrive on solving complex challenges.
Ability to file IP with the company
Connections with world class researchers and their laboratories
Collaboration with strategic leaders in healthcare and pharmaceutical world
A mission driven organization where every team member will be responsible for changing the standards of delivering healthcare

Clarapath is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce. Clarapath only accepts resumes from approved agencies that have a valid executed Non-Exclusive Master Staffing Agency Agreement with our company. Clarapath is not responsible for any fees or claims related to receipt of unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Mechatronics, Electromechanical devices, Medical devices, Power Systems, PCB Design, Electrical Engineering, Data Acquisition Systems, Power Conditioning