The University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Electronics Design Engineer for the Dietrich School Electronics Shop. This position is responsible for the conceptual design and development of complex analog and digital electronic circuits for use in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences projects with a focus on high-energy physics. Examples of past, current, and potential involvements include projects with (but are not limited to) the ATLAS Experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, neutrino experiments at CERN and Fermilab, and other experiments across the natural sciences.
The incumbent will perform high-quality, detailed work utilizing minimal cost and time. The incumbent will rely on a strong command of schematic capture and printed board design layout of multilayered circuit boards with a knowledge of IPC-610 and IPC-7351 standards. The incumbent will need at least three years of modern FPGA design and programming experience. Excellent communication, skills both written and verbal, are required to properly document the design, construction, and performance verification of electronic equipment.
Strong interpersonal skills are required to facilitate close collaboration with shop and project personnel and students at the University, at other U.S. institutions, and/or at other international institutions. Occasional US and international travel are required.
Internal Number: 154130
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