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
Design, fabricate & operate analog, digital and power systems
Write Control, Data Acquisition, protection and Analysis software
Understand and implement proper Grounding, Isolation and Noise Reduction and Rejection schemes
Mentor Students, Technicians and Junior Engineers performing work in research and development of experiments, control, data acquisition and monitoring systems
Daily operation and maintenance of Control and Monitoring System
Develop Diagrams, Drawings and Documentation for systems developed
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering
7+ years of relevant work experience
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
Candidate Competencies must include: Experience with National Instruments LabView software environment Experience with electronic design environments (Autodesk Eagle preferred) 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
The Ideal Candidate would also have: 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
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (If applicable - identify requirements for the employee to work in awkward positions, bend, climb, lift and/or move heavy objects - estimate frequency and amount of weight involved).
Must be able to physically lift, move and install typical rack mountable equipment
The ability to occasionally work in awkward positions by bending, stooping, crawling and climbing ladder should be expected
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 112562840
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