Plano - TX Full Time 1 week ago

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Our Neuromodulation business is an area of expertise for Abbott. This business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. Our Solutions include Proclaim (TM) XR SCS System, the #1 Spinal cord stimulator on the market, Proclaim (TM) DRG Neurostimulator, the only FDA approved DRG therapy and a market leader in radiofrequency ablation therapy, Abbott RFA. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum. Our deep brain stimulation technology for progressive diseases help people manage their Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor symptoms, steering away from side effects.

Our location in Plano, TX currently has an opportunity for a Senior RF Electrical Engineer. As a Senior Engineer you will design and test implantable medical devices to ensure MRI safety. You own specific MRI requirements and test methods. You work with a team to execute multi-year MRI projects. 


  • Develop MRI requirements

  • Design for MRI safety

  • Develop and validated test fixtures and methods for MRI safety

  • Test for MRI safety

  • Represent MRI function on R&D core teams

  • Mentor junior engineers



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Physics/related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Minimum of 7 years’ related work experience in product development.

  • Ability to meet deadlines


  • Working knowledge of electromagnetic fields and human body interactions

  • Working knowledge of MRI scanner hardware (RF coils, magnet, etc.)

  • Experience in high frequency numerical electromagnetic simulations (HFSS, Sim4Life, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of ISO/TS 10974 and IEC 60601-2-33

  • Class III medical device R&D experience

  • Cross functional team experience


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

• Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

• Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

• Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

• Paid time off

• 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

• The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: [Link available when viewing the job] 

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