School of Computing and Engineering-Caruso Research Group
The candidate must be able to demonstrate mature experience & knowledge in detailed design and analysis of high-power switching technologies, and pulse forming networks. Experience in power electronics, capacitor chargers, electromagnetics, microelectronics, and thermal design is a plus. Specifically, we are looking for a Senior Level Pulse Power Engineer with skills and interest in pulsed power systems and drivers, RF systems, power electronics, and high-speed diagnostics. This position requires a solid foundation in electromagnetic and power electronics theory and application. Hands-on experience with hardware is vital and required.
Directing students and staff with the design, integration, and testing of the RF generation, transmission, control, and antenna components
Assisting with the modeling and simulation of the RF system
Assisting with the packaging and mounting of the RF components/system
Assisting with the development and execute of intermediate, component-level, and full system testing
Communication, control, and data acquisition systems
Component/system electrical design (hardware, firmware, and software)
Modeling, simulation, and visualization of electrical systems and phenomenon
Power systems and electronics
Pulsed power and directed energy
Experience with circuit modeling, data processing, and system integration is required.
Experience in writing technical reports and delivering technical briefings is required; proposal writing experience is desirable.
Must work and communicate well with others and be capable of multitasking and managing time effectively.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 7 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Licensure is required
Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or related fields
Ability to hold and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance
Five years of experience in design, development, and implementation of analog and digital hardware or software related to radio frequency systems
Full Time/Part Time
Salary will be commensurate with experience and education.
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit your application by August. 3. Review of applications will begin immediately.
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