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Boston University JUNIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, College of Arts & Sciences, Physics in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Junior Electronics Design Engineer (JEDE) is a talented individual with knowledge of state-of-the-art electronics development in research and industry. They will be responsible for the design, development, and optimization of complex electronics systems and components for all types of scientific research. They will work to ensure that the electronics designed by the renowned Electronics Design Facility (EDF) meets the highest standards of efficiency, safety, and functionality, while solving unique problems. The JEDE reports to the Senior Principal Electronics Design Engineer of the EDF. The JEDE has considerable expertise and creativity in areas of design for electronics used in scientific research, including analog circuit design, digital design with FPGAs, and mixed-signal design. The JEDE will collaborate with engineers and scientists at Boston University and other institutions on research projects. They will assist in training and supervising student technicians, assist in teaching activities, assist in outreach activities, and occasionally travel to domestic and international research sites.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent experience required; Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant engineering experience.

  • Experience with electronic circuit design (analog and digital), including low-noise techniques FPGA logic design with a modern toolset (Vivado, Quartus, or similar) VHDL or Verilog HDL language for logic synthesis.

  • Experience with embedded microprocessor/microcontroller system design and programming.

  • Basic proficiency in C++ and Python.

  • Experience with PCB design tools such as KiCAD, Allegro, Altium not required but preferred.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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