Electrical Engineer

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Boulder, COLORADO

Electrical Engineer - 08779 
Research Faculty 



Position Summary:


Experienced Electrical Engineer with capabilities in digital and analog design, layout and test.



Job Duties Responsibilities:


  • Systems development ﴾taking an instrument from concept to delivery﴿.

  • Support development of NASA instrumentation including electronics design in both the digital and analog domains.

  • Specifically looking for someone with experience developing around various detector systems, and moving from low level analog into the digital domain.

  • Broad responsibilities include design, board layout ﴾including signal integrity issues with high speed logic and also lowlevel analog﴿, and test.

  • Circuit analysis including PSpice and/or LTSpice.

  • Parts Stress Analysis and part derating.

  • Cognizant engineer for the entire life cycle of boards and systems.




Required Qualifications:


Minimum Qualifications:  

B.S. or higher degree in electrical/electronic engineering and computer



Required Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Analog and digital circuit design, with emphasis in working with detector systems.

  • Knowledge of operation of electronic test equipment ﴾DMMs, power supplies, oscilloscopes, etc.﴿.

  • Strong debugging skills and be proficient at diagnosing problems at the interface level of a complex spacecraft environment.

  • Understanding of communications protocols ﴾e.g., SpaceWire, custom LVDS synchronous serial interfaces, RS422 asynchronous interfaces, and TCP I/P﴿.

  • Experience working with flight hardware and developing all the processes necessary for designing, building and testing NASA flight hardware.

  • Microsoft office, Verilog and/or VHDL, exposure to scripting languages ﴾Python, Perl, CSTOL﴿, Matlab.

  • Ability to work well in a team environment. Present findings at meetings and in presentations.

  • Familiarity with NASA EEE Parts Selection, and experience with EEEINST002.

  • Knowledge of IPC 601x, 222x, JSTD001ES, and NASA 8739.x documents.

Due to U.S. Export Control Regulations, only U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents may apply.


Desired Qualifications:


  • Previous experience in the design and analysis of spacecraft and flight instrument electrical and electronic systems is highly desired.

  • Programming of various test equipment protocols, whether C, C++, Labview, etc.

  • Creating system diagrams and drawings in Visio or similar software.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Curriculum Vitae or Resume 2 – Cover Letter. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu. The University of Colorado at Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.     Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV 
Job Category
: Faculty 
Primary Location
: Boulder 
Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10060 - Lab Atmos/Space Physics 
: Full-time 
Posting Date
: Mar 16, 2017 
Closing Date
: Ongoing 
Posting Contact Name: Freya Olson 
Posting Contact Email: hrads@lasp.colorado.edu 
Position Number: 00732177
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