Senior Electrical Engineer

at TA Instruments in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Senior Electrical Engineer

Req. #


Company Name



Research and Development


US-DE-New Castle


Regular Full-Time




Sign-on Bonus Eligible!


Electric Cars, 3D Printing, better batteries, making materials more recyclable, space suits, candy that melts in your mouth and not your hands, paint that goes on smooth and dries without streaks, even ensuring your frenchfries have the perfect crunch to them.... What do these all have in common? Material Science!


Our instruments are pivotal in designing materials used in every aspect of life. Our software enables the scientists and technicians to not only run experiments, but gain insights from the data in both production and research of new materials.


This position as a Senior Electrical Development Engineer is an exciting opportunity within our TA Instruments R&D organization to create next generation, connected, materials characterization instrumentation.


This position requires extensive experience in all aspects of electronics product development, experimental design, root cause analysis, data analysis and project management, and responsibility to share knowledge as a mentor to junior engineers. As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be a key contributor as products progress through our new product development process to commercialization.


This position offers an excellent opportunity to grow both professionally and to work collaboratively with project team members from various research, manufacturing, materials science and marketing groups to enhance TA Instruments' position in a highly dynamic market.





Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to




Required Skills:

Electrical design experience:

Digital and low level analogue experience

EMC/EMI compatibility

Prototype generation, proof of concept and system integration

Excellent organization and communication skills

Willingness to work on fast paced, challenging engineering projects

Strong interpersonal skills

Temperature/displacement sensor experience

Design of systems using integrated components consisting of mechanical design in combination with any of the following: electronics, software, communication, electrical and sensors

Additional/Preferred Skills:

Experience of embedded programming & controls

Specifically, servo-controls and digital signal processing

C or C++ coding skills

Power electronics

DSP programming and FPGA design and simulation

Adaptive control development experience (PID controls etc.)

ECAD experience, preferably Altium

Familiarity with:

real time operating systems e.g.FreeRTOS, Linux, etc.

Distributed controls and internal communications eg. SPI, I2C, USB, Ethercat, and CANBus

Understanding of signal processing, power electronics and electrical measurements

Familiar with software configuration management such as Git/Subversion

Ability to successfully lead complex projects, plan and organize tasks and multiple projects to achieve desired goals

Strong mentoring skills with junior engineers/coop students

Proven track record of problem solving and learning agility

Can work independently





The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following





Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline

Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred


7+ years of experience in product design and development.

Experience in the design, development, and transfer of new products into a manufacturing environment





Company Description




Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.


Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our... For full info follow application link.


It is the policy of TA Instruments to recruit, hire, and retain the best-qualified workforce while meeting the Company’s commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. TA Instruments does not discriminate against any qualified candidate for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, religious creed, age (40 or older), disability (reasonably accommodated by TA Instruments), medical condition, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gen

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Job Posting: 872061

Posted On: Nov 14, 2021

Updated On: Dec 14, 2021