Agilent Technologies, Inc. Principal Electrical & Electronics Design Engineer (R&D) in Singapore, Singapore


Agilent’s Life Sciences Group (LSG) is creating the tools and technologies that are changing the way we understand the world of our customer. Through a comprehensive set of lab productivity and total workflow solutions, LSG helps scientist advance basic research unlock the genetic causes of disease and accelerate the discovery and development of new drugs. Agilent’s life sciences business addresses the needs of academic, institutional and pharmaceutical scientists in the areas of genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics, and pharmaceutical analysis. LSG instruments, device, software and services solutions optimize our customers’ workflows in the collection, purification, detection, quantification, characterization and production of DNA, RNA, proteins, other organic molecules and their metabolites.

Key position responsibilities:

  • To lead in the electrical and electronics design team from idea’s generation, design, prototype, qualifications until manufacturing release for a life science instrument.

  • Design and develop instrument analog & RF circuit, board design and power requirements.

  • Work closely together with cross functional team within R&D;, Marketing, QA, NPI, product support, material engineers and technicians throughout product life cycle.

  • Analyze, troubleshot and resolve issues related to instrument electrical and electronic system.



  • Masters or PhD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

  • 8 years of working experience as analog circuit design engineer for complex life science instruments or integrated systems. Complete at least 5 product design cycles.

  • Experience in analog circuit design:

  • High voltage (RF and DC)

  • Discrete, op-amps, integrated functions

  • Control systems (PID)

  • Mixed signal A/Ds & D/As

  • Sub pico-amp current detection

  • Sensor interfacing and translation

  • Impedance matching

  • Temperature and Flow control

  • Experience in simulations tools (Agilent ADS, CST).

  • Experience in PCBA schematic capture (Mentor DxDesigner) is a must and experience in layout tools (Mentor Expedition) is an added advantage.

  • Hand on experience in analyzing equipment’s, such as spectrum analyzer, network analyzer and oscilloscope.

  • Strong statistical knowledge especially in Six Sigma tools and DOE has an added advantage.

  • Strong team player.

  • Passionate about overcoming tough engineering challenges.

  • Hands on person.

Date Posted: 17/Oct/16

Requisition: 2068618

Job Title: Principal Electrical & Electronics Design Engineer (R & D)

Company: Agilent

Business: Agilent OF & Supply Chain

Job Category: R & D

Job Sub-Category: R & D

Region: Asia Pacific

Country or Area: Singapore

State/Province: Singapore

Town/City: Singapore

Shift: Day Job

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable