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Boston University SENIOR ENGINEER, ELECTRONICS, College of Arts & Sciences, Physics in BOSTON, Massachusetts

SENIOR ENGINEER, ELECTRONICS, College of Arts & Sciences, Physics 



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Grade 50

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Job Description

The Boston University Electronics Design Facility is seeking a talented Senior Electronics Engineer to take a lead role in the design of instrumentation for all types of scientific research.

  • The successful candidate must show considerable expertise and creativity in all areas of design for research electronics, including analog circuit design; digital design with FPGAs, and mixed-signal design.

  • Experience with high-speed data acquisition systems is a definite plus.

  • Working knowledge of C++ and python required.

  • Collaborate with engineers and scientists at Boston University and other institutions on projects. Assist in training and supervision of student technicians.

  • Occasional travel to domestic and international sites.

  • Assist teaching and outreach activities.

Required Skills

  • 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

  • Embedded microprocessor/microcontroller system design and programming

  • Basic proficiency in C++ and Python

  • PCB design tool such as KiCAD, Allegro, Altium

    Experience in circuit assembly, fabrication, and testing r equired. We believe that good technician skills are essential for success in engineering.

Required Education

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent required; MS preferred

  • 8 years of relevant work experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.