Research Support Services - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19009081)
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Electronics Shop and the ATLAS team at the University of Pittsburgh are seeking an Electronics Design Engineer. The position falls under Shared Research Support Services and joins an established ATLAS design team and work on an array of high level, high impact scientific projects across the natural sciences.
The position is funded for at least 54 months beginning April 1, 2020. This design engineer will work primarily with our lead engineer and established research team at the University of Pittsburgh on the HL-LHC upgrade of the ATLAS trigger system for the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Complex analogue and digital electronic circuits will be designed and developed for a range of additional projects including but not limited to neutrino experiments at CERN and Fermilab and experiments across the natural sciences at part of the Dietrich School Electronics Shop. The incumbent will perform high-quality, detailed work utilizing minimal cost and time.
The incumbent will rely on a strong command of schematic capture and printed board design layout of multilayered circuit boards with a knowledge of IPC-610 and IPC-7351 standards. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required to properly document the design, construction, and performance verification of electronic equipment. The incumbent will need modern FPGA design and programming experience. Strong interpersonal skills are required to facilitate close collaboration with shop and project personnel and students at the University, at other U.S. institutions, and/or at other international institutions. Occasional US and international travel required.
1-2 years of experience with computer-based test, measurement, and data acquisition, preferably in laboratory instrumentation. Strong experience with analog and digital circuit design, in particular proficient knowledge in modern FPGA design and experience with HDL-based design. Knowledge of software programming with Python, Mathlab and C. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Electronics.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19009081
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.