Research Associate (Integrated Circuit Design)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Singapore,
Job Type: FullTime

A Research Associate position is available in the Centre for Integrated Circuits and Systems (CICS), School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. We are seeking a dynamic Research Associate with a background in electronics engineering to join our R&D team. This role will be integral in the design, development, and testing of electronic boards, PCBs, and microcontroller programming. The ideal candidate will bring a blend of practical engineering experience, innovation, and a proactive approach to problem-solving. Knowledge in machine learning is a distinct advantage.

Job Description:

  • Design and Development:

    • Lead the design and development of electronic boards tailored to project requirements

    • Develop schematics, layout PCBs, and produce prototype boards for testing

  • Microcontroller Programming:

    • Write, test, and debug code for various microcontrollers, particularly STM32, Arduino, and similar platforms

    • Integrate software with hardware designs to create seamless electronic systems

  • Machine Learning (Desirable, Optional):

    • Apply machine learning techniques in embedded systems as required

    • Collaborate with data scientists and machine learning experts to optimize algorithms for integration into hardware platforms

  • Testing:

    • Carry out functional testing on prototypes to ensure designs meet project requirements

    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to electronic circuits and microcontroller software

  • R&D Support:

    • Collaborate with the R&D team in brainstorming, design discussions, and review meetings

    • Keep up-to-date with emerging technologies and techniques in electronics and software that can benefit the team's projects

    • Provide necessary documentation, including design notes, testing results, and user manuals

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Electronics Engineering or a related field

  • Proven experience in electronic board design and PCB layout

  • Familiarity with microcontroller platforms like STM32, Arduino, etc

  • Proficiency in relevant software tools for PCB design and microcontroller programming

  • Hands-on experience in prototype testing and troubleshooting

  • Knowledge in machine learning applied to embedded systems is a significant plus

  • Strong teamwork, communication, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, R&D environment and adapt to changing project requirements

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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