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Senior Biomedical Engineer

Senior Biomedical Engineer

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ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.


We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!    


Job Summary:

Designs, develops and validates hardware and software systems for biomedical signal processing applications such as ECG monitoring and alarm processing, shockable ECG rhythm analysis, pulse detection, CPR monitoring, etc.  Plays a supporting role in the specification, design and validation of new improved signal processing subsystems (including both hardware and software) for incorporation into ZOLL cardiac resuscitation systems.  Identifies, develops and / or acquires development tools (e.g. DSP design tools, physiological signal databases, and test systems) required to effectively develop and test biomedical signal processing systems.   Works closely with hardware / software Engineering teams to develop and validate complete physiological signal acquisition and processing subsystems and to integrate these subsystems into complete marketable products.  Assists Pre-production QA, Technical Service and / or Quality Assurance in the technical investigation and resolution of field complaints related to biomedical signal processing issues Works with internal teams, clinical research, and outside clinicians and biomedical Engineers to specify and evaluate new and improved signal processing systems, physiological sensors, and medical devices.  Operates independently with weekly or biweekly supervision from Project Leader or Department Manager.


  • Specifies, designs, develops, supports and validates new and improved sensor and signal processing hardware and software for ZOLL physiological monitoring and treatment products. Provides the technical focus and direction for the development efforts required for a project
  • Identifies, acquires and or develops tools required to effectively develop and test biomedical signal processing systems and subsystems
  • Supports project teams and quality assurance in resolution of field issues


  • Education and / or experience in the hardware and software design of medical devices, with focus on physiological signal processing systems
  • Experience with C/C++, Object Oriented Design, and Matlab, in a PC environment
  • Embedded hardware design knowledge and experience (e.g. AID, R, SC processors, DSP processors)
  • Innovative thinker with a focus on reach and investigations and analysis
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of regulatory issues applicable to medical device including ISO 13485, 14971, and FDA Design Controls


Required / Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in Biomedical Engineering with 3 – 5 years’ of experience
  • MS Degree in Biomedical Engineering or equivalent (Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering preferred)




  • Position is located in Chelmsford, MA


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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.