Electrical Engineer - New Product Development



Medeco has an excellent reputation as an employer of choice in the beautiful Roanoke Valley.  We are part of the ASSA ABLOY Companies, the global leader in door opening solutions.  In this product development role you will see our products produced from concept to completion in the same building, and you will work with people that take pride in producing superior security solutions.  We care about each other and our customers.  We offer a sign on bonus and an extensive benefits package.  Medeco is an innovative company that leads the industry in high quality, high security solutions.  



Position Summary:  Provide design development of printed circuit board assemblies, firmware development, and be the liaison with supply chain and production personnel.


Essential Functions:

  • Create electrical component and system level designs (schematic and layout)
  • Develop embedded code for microcontrollers
  • Create bills of materials
  • Create technical documentation
  • Create test plans and perform testing to validate electrical designs
  • Integration of PCBA designs and embedded code into supply chain 
  • Successfully transition new products from concept to production through support, training, and cross departmental communications
  • Perform responsibilities in accordance with all company standards, policies, and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BSEE required
  2. 3-5 years experience in circuit board design & fabrication 
  3. 3-5 years experience in embedded code development
  4. Knowledge of altium design tools, Microchip, Atmel, and ARM microcontrollers
  5. Knowledge in C programming language
  6. A working knowledge of TCP/IP and Ethernet protocols desired
  7. Skill in developing and designing printed circuit board assemblies
  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Physical Requirements:

  1. Able to walk up/down stairs
  2. Lift up to 50 pounds
  3. Ability to remain seated for long periods of time while working on a computer or documentation, etc.
  4. Must have manual dexterity to operate computer keyboard and standard office equipment.
  5. Must be capable of withstanding long period of viewing data on a computer screen and/or in paper format.
  6. Ability to interact with a diversity of people and diverse levels of personnel.
  7. Normal, corrective vision range; ability to see color and to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols.
  8. Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, bend and reach.
  9. Ability to reach with hands and arms.


Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Contact the Director of HR to make a formal request for accommodations.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet. The work environment is primarily indoors. The position does not travel.  Important Notices: This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that a team member in this position may be asked to perform. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or delegated by management to meet the business needs of the property.


Medeco is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Veterans/Disabled, and other protected categories.


Please apply at www.medeco.com or www.assaabloy.com.  Paper applications are available, or accommodations can be requested by calling our jobs hotline at 540-380-1608.





We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Salem, VA, US, 24153

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 0%-10%

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke