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 delivery systems 20%
Develop FPGA and micro-controller 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 or Electronics Engineering
7+ years of relevant work experience
Experience with National Instruments LabView software environment
Experience with electronic design environments (Autodesk Eagle preferred)
Experience with Capacitor Bank power delivery
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, Failure Mode Engineering Analysis
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
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
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