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Under general supervision, the incumbent is responsible for the design, fabrication, assembly, micro-controller programming and testing of prototype electronic modules (e.g., custom PCBs). The technical work will include understanding the research projects undertaken at Calit2, and developing electronics modules (analog, digital, and RF) for mobile, wearable, implantable, IoT applications.
The incumbent will guide and lead less-experienced students and employees in developing the electronics prototypes, and help the maintenance and servicing of the Calit2 electronics lab.
Graduation from college with major work in engineering and two (2) years of engineering experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong knowledge of engineering principles and methods in order to independently perform professional engineering design work of limited scope and complexity.
Proven experience with electrical/RF test equipment such as network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, high-speed oscilloscopes, signal generators etc.
Experience designing printed circuit boards using commercial schematic capture and layout tools (e.g., Altium, Eagle, Orcad, KiCAD, DxDesigner, PADS etc.).
Working knowledge necessary to begin independent application of principles, practices and procedures in the completion of assignments. Experience working on research projects and ensure deadlines are met in a timely manner.
Experience with the board assembly process: identify and acquire appropriate circuit components and connectors, solder surface-mount components, and bond-wire IC chips.
Demonstrated experience with embedded programming of microcontrollers, wireless modules, etc.
Ability and/or interest to develop a wide range of R&D-support capabilities to become involved in multiple programs or aspects of the same program.
Proficiency with the operation of a personal computer and software application, such as Access, MS Word and Excel. Knowledge to work with and learn new software for analysis.
Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to instruct others in experimental techniques.
Organizational abilities and decision-making to prioritize work assignments.
Ability to adhere to established UCSD guidelines for safety and environmental issues.
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
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