Electronics Engineer, Physics - Mellon College of Science-2010896
The Mellon College of Science (MCS) is home to four departments and many programs and research centers that cross disciplines. We approach scientific problems from fresh angles using creative interdisciplinary approaches while drawing on our departmental strengths in the core sciences. MCS faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their research in a variety of fields, including polymer science, cosmology, mathematical finance and neuroscience.
The Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) group in the Physics Department is seeking an Electronics Engineer to take on a key role in detector development for high energy physics experiments. Learn more about this exciting department here https://www.cmu.edu/physics/research/nuclear-particle.html . This is an excellent opportunity if you thrive in an interesting and challenging work environment.
Your core responsibilities will include:
Analyze, research, design, develop and test hardware and software systems as well as supporting the systems after initial development.
Design and development of analog and digital circuits and coordinating the production and Quality Control of electronics and electrical services for the CMS High-Granularity Calorimeter upgrade.
System level engineering and team direction.
Participate in group efforts of problem analysis, preliminary and detailed design discussions, reviews, integrations.
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Mellon College of Science. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
You should have:
Ability to be comfortable with programmable logic and HDL programming languages.
Experience with the project development process, from prototypes to production, including electronic component selection and working with vendors.
Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure and with frequent interruptions.
Ability to pay close attention to detail; keep and maintain accurate and detailed reports and records.
Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
Strong interpersonal skills are required to facilitate close collaboration with project personnel and students at CMU, and at other U.S. and/or international institutions.
Bachelor's degree in Physics or Electrical Engineering, or a related field, required.
One year experience in design and verification of circuits for high-energy physics, or a related field required.
Knowledge and experience with printed circuit design tools and knowledge of the PCB fabrication process is desirable.
Occasional US and international travel may be required.
Internal Number: 2010896
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.