Electrical Design Engineer

Company Info
AlpHa Measurement Solution
Houston, TX, United States

Phone: (832) 456-4117
Web Site: https://alpha-measurement-solutions.prismhr-hire.com

Company Profile


Electrical Design Engineer


Houston, TX 

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Job Description:


 AlpHa Measurement Solutions is a liquid sensor technology platform serving the complex testing needs of water quality, pharmaceutical, laboratory, and industrial markets with an unmatched combination of precision, reliability, innovation, and flexibility.  We are a vertically integrated manufacturer, creating thousands of units and processing several hundred orders and shipments each day for customers throughout the world.  We approach the market with four core brands: Analytical Sensors & Instruments (ASI), Van London, ANDalyze, and Aurora Scientific Instruments.



AlpHa Measurement Solutions is experiencing aggressive growth through a global platform consolidation and recognizes a need to strengthen its product development capabilities to meet increased demand and support continued growth.  We have an immediate need for an Electrical Design Engineer to join our R&D team. 

AlpHa Measurement Solutions’ R&D and NPD functions are critical to our company’s success.  The team is responsible for developing and commercializing new analytical sensors and instrumentation, leading the conceptualization, research, design, prototype development, testing, and production launch, as well as supporting the product lifecycle through troubleshooting and continuous improvement initiatives.  Our R&D and Product Development teams are currently comprised of talented individuals with advanced degrees in the fields of chemistry, electrochemistry, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering. 


Our privately held company has over 100 years of liquid sensing experience, is growing, and currently employs 230 team members in Houston Texas and 140 in Shanghai China.  We need a savvy electrical and firmware designer who wants to be a part of a strengthening R&D team, who is self-motivated to advance the company and priority initiatives, and is capable of technical product leadership, project management, and leveraging technology throughout our business.


Our global headquarters is conveniently located in Houston at the southwest intersection of I-69 and Sam Houston Tollway, just north of Sugar Land. 

This individual will report directly to the Senior Electrical Design Engineer.  

Classification: Salaried, Exempt, Full-Time, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, and as required to maintain business momentum.

Pay Rate:  Negotiable dependent upon work experience and skill level 



The Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for assisting with conceptualizing product designs, designing and developing circuit schematics, developing printed circuit board layouts, and developing required firmware.  In addition, the senior engineer will design and execute appropriate methods for the testing and validation of new designs and new products, and support customers and our Quality Control (“QC”) Department by establishing testing protocols, and by assisting in root cause analysis and general troubleshooting of products.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the following essential functions:

  • Execute electrical and firmware design for new product development projects – including research, design, prototyping, testing, and supporting market launch.
  • Work closely with other R&D functions in order to define complete product design specifications.
  • Develop appropriate testing techniques for validation of new product designs and quantification of product specifications.
  • Assist with obtaining applicable product compliance certifications.
  • Conduct troubleshooting investigations and technical support issues for new and existing products.
  • Interface on occasion with customer accounts via e-mail and telephone.
  • Conduct and evaluate appropriate research in support of new product development and product improvement initiatives.


 Required Key Competencies

  • Communication and Listening
  • Project Management
  • Focus on Outcome/Results
  • Leading & Managing Technical Research
  • Influencing and Persuading
  • Being Adaptable and Flexible

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and 5 years applicable professional experience
  • Minimum 2 years circuit schematic design and printed circuit board layout experience, Altium Designer experience is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years firmware development experience with C/C++, preferably with MSP430 and dsPIC33 platforms
  • Experience with analog and digital circuit design, including low noise amplifiers, transimpedance amplifiers, and instrumental amplifiers
  • Experience with digital communication protocols such as RS232, RS485, and Modbus
  • PC Panel software design using LabVIEW is preferred
  • Must be a team player
  • Professional experience designing measurement devices is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking capabilities
  • Must be able to document work and maintain all development documentation 

AlpHa Measurement Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, AlpHa Measurement Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

AlpHa Measurement Solutions expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of AlpHa Management Solutions’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.