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Electrical Engineer

Apply now Job no: 612003
Work type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Engineering, Oceania, Individual Contributor

Cochlear is the global market leader in implant hearing solutions and is a top 50 company on the ASX. Cochlear's mission is to help people hear and be heard. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. A Cochlear Implant is an electronic device that is surgically implanted under the skin near the ear that restores hearing to those who suffer from severe hearing loss. It’s an incredible piece of engineering and the only product in the world that restores a sense through technology. 

We are currently looking for an Electrical Engineer on a permanent full-time basis based in our global headquarters in Macquarie University.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate product requirements into design solutions to ensure user needs are met
  • Perform circuit simulation and use other tools to achieve first-time-right designs
  • Create electric circuit schematics and layout PCBs
  • Build, debug and characterise prototypes to minimise the cost to Cochlear of design iterations
  • Collaborate cross-functionally and remove boundaries to ensure designs integrate with other functions (ASIC, FW, mechanical, manufacturing, production test systems etc)
  • Write and review design documentation (including risk analysis, failure analysis, dFMEAs, design descriptions, verification protocols and reports) such that Cochlear design procedures are adhered to and design knowledge is maintained
  • Perform verification of electronic designs against requirements and functional specifications to guarantee that product development outcomes are met
  • Research and investigate new concepts and technologies which enable Cochlear to maintain its place as the technology leader for hearing solutions

Key Requirements:


  • Tertiary qualifications in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Good understanding of electronic circuits and components
  • Experience with electrical CAD tools – schematic capture, simulation and PCB layout
  • Good oral and written communication skills


  • Experience with consumer electronics, medical devices or a highly regulated industry
  • Experience with audio circuits, RF circuits and wireless communication
  • Experience with the Altium schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Experience with the Python programming language or embedded firmware

Key Benefits:

  • Significant exposure to other parts of the business (New Product Industrialisation, Mechanical, Systems, Test, Regulatory, and Quality)
  • Good career development path
  • Flexible work arrangement
  • Very stable company, with high growth projections

This is your chance to be part of a premier organization with a great culture, working in a dynamic, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit our customers every day. Be part of something purposeful and APPLY now by clicking on the link below and see your career grow!


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