Lead the design, development and operation of state of the art instrumentation and control systems in support of a wide range of current and future projects at PPPL.
Conceptualize system level to circuit level requirements & features 20%
Design, fabricate & operate analog, digital and power systems 20%
Develop FPGA and microcontroller firmware 15%
Understand and implement proper grounding, isolation and noise reduction and rejection schemes 10%
Mentor students, technicians, and junior engineers performing work in research and development of experiments, control, data acquisition and monitoring systems. 10%
Daily operation and maintenance of control and monitoring system 15%
Develop diagrams, drawings and documentation for systems developed 10%
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering.
7+ years of relevant work experience.
Ability to work with a diverse set of scientists, engineers and technical staff with varying skill levels and backgrounds.
Strong organizational skills and communication skills.
Strong Team-Player with the ability to motivate and educate others on the team.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidate Competencies must include:
Experience with National Instrumental LabView Software environment
Experience with electronic design environments (Autodesk Eagle preferred)
Experience with noise reduction schemes in electronics design
Experience working with Digital I/O
Experience working with Analog Data acquisition and signal conditioning techniques.
Experience generating and reading State Machine, Logic Flow and Interconnection Diagrams, Requirements Documents, and Failure Mode Engineering Analysis
Ideal Candidate would also have:
Experience with FPGA development process
Experience working with Front Panel Data Port (FPDP) Hardware
Experience working for federal entities like the Department of Energy (DOE)
Exposure to Version control Software (SVN, GIT)
Mastery of standard off the shelf test equipment: (DVM, Oscilloscope, Logic analyzer)
Experience with the calibration of data acquisition equipment in varying environments
Experience with large software development projects
Must be able to physically lift, move and install typical rack mountable equipment 5%
The ability to occasionally work in awkward positions by bending, stooping, crawling and climbing ladder should be expected 5%
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