Principal Sensor Electronics Engineer
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Job Title: Principal Sensor Electronics Engineer
Location: Cambridge, MA
Duration: Direct Hire
Candidates need to be a US Citizen as the Laboratory is a cleared facility.
A Secret Clearance without Incident or the ability to acquire a security clearance is required for this role.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
In this position you will work closely with multi-disciplinary teams designing, developing, and verifying electronics for state-of-the-art sensors and actuators used in a wide array of applications. These projects are executed with a heavy emphasis on high performance, low size, weight, and power consumption. As a senior member of the Instrumentation, Analog, & Power Electronics Group you will help shape hardware architectures and lead electronics development activities by applying sound engineering and project management principles.
- BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics and 15+ years of experience in the design and development of analog and mixed signal circuitry and systems.
- 5+ years of experience in design, integration, and/or testing of sensors (preferably inertial) and sensor systems.
- Schematic capture and printed circuit board layout experience.
- Ability to perform circuit simulation using Spice or variants.
- System modeling and analysis experience using MATLAB, Simulink, or other comparable tools.
- MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Physics.
- Expertise in one or more of the following areas: low-noise electronics, analog-digital conversion, methods of synchronous detection, analog and digital signal processing, phase-locked loops, motor control and drive circuits.
- Microelectronics development experience in Cadence Virtuoso.
- Experience with component selection and design of electronic hardware for space and/or hostile radiation environments.
- Experience in design for harsh physical and electromagnetic environments as embodied in military standards such as MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-810, etc.
- Knowledge of system grounding/shielding and EMI mitigation techniques.
- Experience working with discrete semiconductor devices, such as: MOSFETs, IGBTs, BJTs, JFETs, diodes, etc.
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.
We have placed many talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges.
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds – AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long term contractors or employees!
Work as our full time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) – OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
ABOUT DIGITAL PROSPECTORS:
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