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Assoc Staff Engr/Staff Engineer – Brookhaven Science Associates

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Upton

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 2-5 years

Job Description

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Requires a bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or closely related field of study.
• Working knowledge for design and implementation of digital and analog circuits
• Familiarity with test and measurement equipment, including oscilloscope, network, spectrum and logic analyzers, signal generators, AWG
• Must be able to work from schematics, diagrams, written procedures, spreadsheets, controls interface documents
• Experience processing test records and inspection reports
• Knowledge of FPGA Firmware, development, VHDL or Verilog
• Knowledge of at least one higher level programming language (Python, C+, Matlab, etc)
• Hands-on troubleshooting skills
• Ability to respond to calls off-hours to support accelerator facility 24/7.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• 3+ years’ experience with design, fabrication, integration, and implementation of electronics systems.
• Experience in at least one or more of the following:
• Xilinx ISE, Xilinx Vivado, Altera Quartus, or similar tool suites
• PADS PCB layout, PADS Logic and dxDesigner schematic capture, OrCAD capture, p-Spice A/D, LabView, Visio, as well as autodesk products.
• Experience using FPGA IP cores
• Xilinx ZYNQ experience
• develop sub-system test strategies and system readiness procedures
• Knowledge in at least one or more of the following:
• PLC based sub-systems applications
• Fiber Optic data transceivers
• serial device communication (RS-232, RS-485, ModBus)
• GPIB communication
• “Experimental Physics and Industrial Control” (EPICS) software
• “Control System Studio” (CSS) software
• Revision control

Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
• Must be safety-conscious and able to follow detailed written procedures
• Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
• Continuous walking/standing,
• Must be able to Climb a ladder and work at heights of up to 10 feet.

Candidate will be placed at the appropriate level based on breadth and depth of knowledge.

At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (vacation, holidays, sick leave, paid parental leave)
• Lab-funded Retirement Plan
• 401(k) Plan
• Flexible Work Arrangements
• Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
• Employee Fitness/Wellness & Recreation: Gym/Basketball Courts, Weight Room, Fitness Classes, Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Sports Clubs/Activities (Basketball, Ping Pong, Softball, Tennis)

Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Energy and Photon Sciences Directorate are committed to your success. We offer a supportive work environment and the resources necessary for you to succeed.

NSLS-II Diagnostics and Instrumentation Group has an opening for an Electrical Engineering (P3/P5) position. Reporting to the diagnostics group leader, the candidate will perform duties of an Engineer for the maintenance, upgrade, and testing, of diagnostics sub-systems in support of NSLS-II accelerator operations. This position will require close interaction with technicians, engineers and scientific staff. A main task will be to maintain the Beam Position Monitor (BPM) system, as well as providing support for various Diagnostics sub-systems, including development of next generation diagnostics systems, critical to accelerator operations, and will require ability to identify modes of failure and mitigate corrective action. Tasking will also include provision of engineering support for firmware, software and hardware development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide engineering support for all aspects of accelerator beam position monitors and other beam diagnostics instrumentation.
• Work with high level software programmers to develop support code and applications
• Interact with technical experts and engineers from other groups to facilitate operations and achieve group goals
• Debug and maintain the repair of existing hardware
• Work planning in preparation for scheduled maintenance and shut-down activities
• Maintain and implement safety practices and procedures

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