Science and Engineering Associate 1 Job Family: Research Job Series: Science and Engineering Associate Job Code: 4991 Job Grade: I Exemption: Exempt
This is a one year fixed term position from the date of hire, with the potential to be extended depending on funding. JOB DESCRIPTION: We are looking for an FGPA engineer to work on our design for a custom data distribution network at the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider. Your expertise in digital design will be put to the service of studying the Higgs Boson, search for Dark Matter and more! We are a team of scientists and engineers who work collaboratively across several institutes and continents on a hardware based pattern recognition engine. Your job will be to help us bring our design for the data distribution network from it's current development phase to production. Come join us in our journey to explore the natural world! You have experience with:
Modern FPGA design, including Xilinx devices and tools
Continuous integration and deployment for firmware
Design timing analysis
Software controls of hardware systems It would be nice if you had:
Several years of experience bringing FPGA designs to production
Mentored others in firmware development
Working knowledge of ATCA systems This job requires that you:
Write VHDL to integrate with an existing design
Work with team members to debug existing code and design testing procedures
Utilize standard version control and development practices (e.g. Gitlab CI/CD)
Write documentation for new and existing aspects of the design
Occasionally travel to CERN in Geneva Switzerland
Join regular (and sometimes very early) virtual meetings to discuss design and testing with a distributed team Our team believes strongly in the success of collaborative work wherein everyone's contributions are valued. We welcome and encourage applications from all people, including women, members of racial and ethnic minority groups, individuals of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, and persons with disabilities. JOB PURPOSE: Participate in technical research utilizing and/or developing experimental equipment, devices, specimens, plans, designs, reports, and/or data analysis. May have supervisory responsibilities overseeing technicians and/or support staff.
Support scientific and research programs related to area of specialization; analyze data, monitor and oversee experimental process, and design and develop prototypes, specialized equipment, and/or systems.
Modify, repair, and troubleshoot complex equipment and experimental systems.
Prepare and review drawings, material lists, requisitions, job orders, engineering change requests, and other documents associated with development, fabrication, assembly, installations, and testing.
Coordinate and work on scientific or engineering installations; plan and execute various phases of an operation, oversee schedule of equipment operations, and supervise routine maintenance.
Acquire and maintain tools, equipment, and chemicals associated with engineering projects.
Maintain documentation related to research studies and protocols, and perform administrative duties related to equipment and systems associated with research or engineering projects, as assigned.
Liaise between researchers, students, technical staff, scientists, vendors, and other university staff; serve as a resource, providing training and practical guidance.
Oversee the work of technicians and other staff associated with the group/projects, and provide guidance to technicians, operators, and others working in particular scientific or engineering function area.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Associate degree or certificate of completion in a related engineering or related scientific discipline, or three years of equivalent work experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Experience applying scientific and engineering principles and practices to perform technical services and support.
Experience with data analysis, experimental process, design, and development of prototypes, equipment, and/or systems related to area of specialization.
Ability to write clear documentation, perform administrative duties, and research protocol maintenance related to research studies and/or scientific/engineering projects.
Experience with software applications, systems, or programs relevant for the job.
Ability to interpret and determine validity of data and check own work.
Ability to communicate, liaise, and work with staff, students, faculty, and outside vendors.
Ability to effectively supervise and train a diverse work staff.
Frequently grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
Occasionally stand/walk, sit, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp forcefully.
Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, use a telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, operate foot and/or hand controls, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
May be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise >80dB TWA, Allergens/Biohazards/Chemicals/Asbestos, confined spaces, working at heights >10 feet, temperature exgtremes, heavy metals, unusual work hours or routine overtime and/or inclement weather.
May require travel.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/.
Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.
Location: School of Humanities and Sciences, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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