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Senior Design Engineer Electronics – R&D Platforms

R&D Engineering Mid-Senior Level Munich, BY, Germany

Founded in Munich, Germany in 1989, Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, enabling access to improved, more efficient, less-invasive patient treatments. Our key to success is our creative, talented and hard-working team, which consists of around 2000 dedicated and inspiring individuals in 25 locations worldwide. To succeed in reaching our targets, we are seeking committed colleagues who can stand behind our core values curious, authentic and useful:

Job Description

Our passionate platforms team develops the future Brainlab image guide surgery and digital O.R. hardware portfolio. These state-of-the-art medical devices offer our customers easy access to the Brainlab software capabilities of today and tomorrow. 

As a Senior Design Engineer Electronics you will be part of a highly motivated team and have the opportunity to contribute and develop your expertise by participating in our development projects. You will be in charge of bringing the electrical/electronical engineering activities for the new generations of platforms to the next level. 

Key areas of your responsibilities are to

  • design and refine complete systems (power concept, cabling design, control units and interfaces)
  • define electrical/electronic requirements for the complete system
  • ensure that design complies with applicable standards (industrial and medical)
  • support the identification and mitigation of risks
  • plan, define and perform design verification activities
  • support external certification activities
  • coordinate activities with development partners and suppliers
  • transfer knowledge towards production for novel solutions
  • plan and manage feasibility studies
  • mentor and train colleges

In this lead position you work closely together with our experienced electronic design engineers and our interdisciplinary project teams.  


  • degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • at least 8 years of hands-on experience in:  
    • analog and digital electronics
    • integrating, testing, and verifying complex electrical/electronic systems
    • power distribution architecture and design
    • verification of EMC designs (HF skills desirable)
    • programming: e.g. microcontroller coding, C/ C++, Python
    • simulation tools: e.g. LT-Spice, microcontroller debugging
    • PCB routing tools: Altium, Eagle 
  • comprehensive communication skills in German and English
  • ability to interact with engineering colleagues, development partners and suppliers as well as with  management on top-level goals
  • highly self-organized, structured thinking and good time management
  • pleasure of being part of an international team

Additional Information

  • A mutually-supportive, international team
  • Meaningful work with a lasting impact on medical technology
  • 30 vacation days, plus December 24th and December 31st
  • Flexible working hours as well as hybrid work model within Germany
  • Parking garage and safe underground bike storage
  • Award-winning subsidized company restaurant and in-house cafes
  • Variety-rich fitness program in our ultra-modern 360m2 company gym
  • Regular after work, team, and company events
  • Comprehensive training and continuing education opportunities

Ready to apply? We look forward to receiving your online application including your first available start date and desired salary. 

Your HR Contact Person
Géraldine Ferrer
Senior Recruiter

Géraldine Ferrer [email protected]

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