Sr Hardware Engineer
Dexcom, Inc

San Diego, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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About Dexcom

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), develops and markets Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and by healthcare providers for the treatment of people with diabetes. The company is the leader in transforming diabetes care and management by providing CGM technology to help patients and healthcare professionals better manage diabetes. Since the company's inception, Dexcom has focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions that are best in class - while empowering the community to take control of diabetes. Dexcom reported full-year 2022 revenues of $2.9B, a growth of 18% over 2021. Headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company employs over 8,000 people worldwide.

Meet the team:

The Dexcom R&D Electronics Team is a group of highly motivated and talented engineers with a wide range of experience and talents. This team designs high volume medical wearables, so our focuses are on high volume, low power, battery operated, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communication, pico-Amp sensing technologies that meet the high bar of medical device standards. Our team supports existing commercial Dexcom products, iteratively develops improvements to currently available products, as well research and develop new technologies and sensors to broaden our reach within the Diabetes market space.

Where you come in:

  • Batteries are a critical component to the design; you will be required to collaborate within R&D Electronics Team to evaluate electronics designs and define requirements and test methods for battery vendors.
  • You will need to demonstrate expertise in battery characterization methods. Special considerations for long term storage as well as high/low drain applications and evaluation methods.
  • You are responsible for supporting characterization and design verification activities for existing products as well as new battery vendors and battery technologies.
  • You are responsible for defining and reporting out on plans and analysis results to cross functional teams.
  • You will work tightly with Operations, Supply chain teams and Complaints teams to resolve issues as they arise.
  • You will contribute to risk analysis pertaining to the battery.
  • You will work with Vendors and Dexcom Quality to ensure high quality product as well as communicate Dexcom specific requirements.

What makes you successful:
  • What makes you successful would be having prior experience with battery chemistries, their limitations and potential for enhancements.
  • What makes you successful is having experience using battery test equipment, current profiling equipment and must be able to analyze the results and provide concise assessments to cross functional teams.
  • What makes you successful is having knowledge of manufacturing conditions and potential impact to batteries (Temp, harsh processes etc...)
  • You must be an excellent communicator both verbally and in written form.
  • Ideally you have medical device development experience.
  • Ideally you have minimum of 4years of low power, battery development experience.
  • Ideally you have experience in design-for-reliability (DFR), design-for-test (DFT), design-for-manufacturing (DFM) and design-for-cost (DFC) practices for very high-volume products.

What you'll get:
  • A front row seat to life changing CGM technology. Learn about our brave #dexcomwarriors community.
  • A full and comprehensive benefits program.
  • Growth opportunities on a global scale.
  • Access to career development through in-house learning programs and/or qualified tuition reimbursement.
  • An exciting and innovative, industry-leading organization committed to our employees, customers, and the communities we serve.

Travel Required:

  • 5-15%

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 - 8 years of related experience

Please note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Dexcom's AAP may be viewed upon request by contacting Talent Acquisition at

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Dexcom Talent Acquisition at

View the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision at this link.

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To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

$111,100.00 - $185,100.00

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