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Diagnostic Analog Engineer

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams East Lansing, MI

  • Expired: October 21, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job DescriptionThe Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) is a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC) user facility for nuclear science. Hosting the most powerful heavy-ion accelerator, FRIB will provide intense beams of rare isotopes (that is, short-lived nuclei not normally found on Earth).

FRIB will enable scientists to make discoveries about the properties of these rare isotopes in order to better understand the physics of atomic nuclei, nuclear astrophysics, fundamental interactions, and applications of rare isotopes benefitting society.FRIB will commence scientific user operation in 2022. It is funded by DOE-SC, Michigan State University (MSU), and the State of Michigan, with user facility operation supported by the DOE-SC Office of Nuclear Physics. Since 2010, MSU's nuclear physics graduate program is ranked No.

1 in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report's rankings of graduate programs.This position affords an exciting opportunity to become... part of the world-class FRIB Laboratory that will expand nuclear science into a whole new realm of possibility.We are currently seeking to hire a Diagnostic Analog Engineer to become an integral part of our Beam Instrumentation and Measurement department.Major Position Responisibilities Develop analog processing circuitry that feeds standard detectors (most commonly Analog to Digital Converters) Develop systems to measure low-level rf and transient signals in the presence of large DC voltage biases.

Design, simulation and development of DC-1 GHz beam signal processing circuits based on mixed analog and digital signal processing standards. Design feedback control systems incorporating wideband analog circuitry and software-based control systems. Participate in accelerator measurements and development of new beam instrumentation and acceleration techniques.

Develop continuous process improvements to increase machine performances and up-time. Responsible for all phases of instrumentation development (documentation, implementation and transfer to support). Interpret and clearly state engineering specs and requirements with minimal oversight.

Collaborate with and direct the work of coordinators, designers, technicians, and maintenance personnel.Required QualificationsQualifications Education/background for Diagnostics Analog Engineer Bachelor in Electrical Engineering or Physical Sciences with 5-7 years' experience (req'd) Masters in Electrical Engineering or Physical Sciences with 2-5 years experience (preferred) Fluency in analog simulation tools such as SPICE, ADS etc. Extensive experience in signal processing in both the time and frequency domains, including complex analog circuit development. In-depth experience with high speed analog/RF design (above 1 GHz).

Extensive experience in general mixed signal circuit design (analog and digital) PIDs and PILs. Fluent in schematic entry (Altium) and printed circuit layout. Proficient understanding of sampling theory and Digital Signal Processors.

Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work well with diverse people of various cultural backgrounds. Ability to work under pressure, pay close attention to detail, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and maintain confidentiality. Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Excellent customer service skills and professionalism. Ability to collaborate and consult with researchers on instrumentation needs. Ability to identify problems, analyze information and implement solutions with sound judgment.

Ability to analyze and interpret University and facility policies and procedures for safety and security. Ability to lift and carry 10-25 pounds frequently and 40 pounds occasionally. Ability to perform shift work periodically.Preferred: Experience with particle accelerator diagnostics, RF, timing, and control systems.

Experience in the development of electronic instrumentation for scientific applications or other complex electronic systems. Design and fabricat

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams


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