Electrical Engineer II

Engineering San Diego, California
Salary: USD 100000 - 115000 Annually


We’re Hiring for Electrical Engineer

If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!

THE ROLE:  As a key member of the Research and Development team, the Electrical Engineer will perform the functions of electrical hardware design, analysis, implementation, circuit board testing, and field testing pertaining to instrumentation development from concept to design and implementation. Circuit board layout, schematics, component selection, test specification, and manufacturing transfer are all responsibilities in this position. We offer a full benefits package to include Flexible Time Off (FTO) for salaried positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and additional miscellaneous benefits.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Designing, developing, reviewing, updating, modifying, and approving electrical designs, schematics, PCBs and assembled modules, both internal and third party supplied.
  • Liaising with other engineers to ensure projects are complete to specifications and on time.
  • Establishing relationships with vendors, suppliers, other professionals, and expanding networks.
  • Maintaining and improving existing engineering processes.
  • Participating in conferences, events, and networking and learning opportunities.
  • Drawing up budgets, schedules, company regulations, and various other documents.
  • Analyzing existing processes and scheduling meetings to discuss improvement initiatives.
  • Conducting research, performing diagnostics, and troubleshooting equipment, systems and procedures
  • Ensuring a safe, positive work environment.
  • Product Safety Review Board (PSRB) Site Chair – Ensure products meet safety requirements and that a process exists to identify and address product safety defects with corrective actions, including conducting site audits and bi-annual reporting of results.
  • Interface with SVHC auditor to provide formatted product BOM’s to audit for SVHC substances and ensure component dossier’s are generated for parts that are out of compliance.
  • Conflict Mineral project – Filter product BOM’s to determine components that are within scope for conflict mineral auditing based on their category.
  • Product Compliance Certification for Market Access – Determine the compliance marks required to sell products in various regions and oversee product compliance testing.
  • RoHS Compliance – Ensuring all products comply with the latest RoHS standards.
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Practical experience (3-5 years) in research, design and development.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Practical experience with CAD software.
  • Knowledge and experience with compliance management and certification.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent motivational skills and multitasking abilities.
  • Previous experience in design and development of schematics and PCBs.
  • Experience working with CAD software for board design like P-CAD, PADS and others
  • Experience working with lab equipment like digital multimeters, scopes, signal generators, VNAs, spectrum analyzers etc.
  • Great soldering skills and ability to work with small components under microscope.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing electronic boards
  • Knowledge and previous experience documenting, organizing and filing ECs
  • Knowledge in principle of operations of LNAs, PAs, analog and digital filters, PSs etc.
  • Experience researching, selecting, sourcing and buying electronic components for R&D prototyping and BOMs for manufacturing.
  • Knowledge in impedance matching and its practical application in RF designs, high speed PCB design and acoustic transducer design.
  • Knowledge in regulatory agencies requirements around the world
  • Experience in preparing, arranging, conducting with collaboration or without external help all regulatory required tests, measurements and data analysis to pass certification requirements by same agencies.


The estimated salary range for this position is $79,000 to $126,500.   Starting pay is dependent on multiple factors, such as skills, experience and work location, and is not typically at the top of the range.  At Xylem we offer a competitive compensation package with a generous benefit package, including Medical, Dental, Vision plans, 401(k) with company contribution, paid time off, paid parental leave and tuition reimbursement.


At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.  

Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.