Group Lead, Electrical Engineering
Sunnyvale, CA  / Madison, WI 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

Give hope. Give health. Make your mark in the fight against cancer.

At Accuray, we make a direct and powerful impact on the lives of cancer patients every day - helping them live longer, better lives. But our commitment to innovation offers a truly unique opportunity: the chance to change the fight against cancer - helping to develop, introduce and support new treatment delivery systems and software that will give new hope and new health to cancer patients and cancer survivors around the world.

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Job Description


Leads a team of 5 or less electrical engineers & technicians responsible for engineering design, development, test, and release of hardware solutions for Accuray products. Expected to provide guidance and mentorship, manage performance, select, and develop employees. This position also provides technical leadership to support the larger EE team.


  • Leads and mentors a team of engineers & technicians working on the electronic control system hardware of the Radixact and CyberKnife Delivery System.

  • Consults with management and engineers to determine appropriate work scope for technician support tasks.

  • Provides resource capacity management planning and actuals to program management.

  • Solicits and provides meaningful feedback with the team to grow strengths and capabilities.

  • Manages budgetary needs and participate in the budget process.

  • Provides technical leadership in the form of electrical engineering knowledge to help support the larger electrical engineering team.


a. Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.

  • 5 years of experience in hardware development and at least 1 year demonstrated successful engineering team management.

  • Experience working with electronic schematics and familiarity working with schematic capture programs (such as OrCAD, Altium, etc).

  • Excellent communicator on both a technical level with the engineers and a project level with stakeholders and executives.

  • Demonstrated understanding of development processes and an interest in driving successful projects through process improvement.

  • Willingness to perform a broad range of tasks in order to ensure the success of the development team.

  • Comfort working alongside several remote teams around the world to solve issues and deliver value to our products.

  • Ability to mentor early career hardware technicians, as well as to collaborate with engineers on the team.

b. Preferred or Desired:

  • Familiarity with supporting project management, providing estimates and budgeting.

  • Experience engineering hardware in a regulated industry.

  • Hands-on experience with electronic test equipment (oscilloscope, DMMs, etc).

  • Ability to problem solve electronic board issues and provide recommendations.


To qualify for this position, candidates must be able to furnish proof that they are authorized to work in the country they are applying on a permanent basis without sponsorship.

EEO Statement

At Accuray, our commitment to patient-first outcomes drives an inclusive and collaborative work environment where the best ideas rise to the top - and everyone works to push them further. We value diversity in both the professional and personal backgrounds of our employees, as this variety adds rich energy to every team, every project and every work day. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin - including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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