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Staff Elec Engineer/Elec Engineer II P5/P7 – 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:
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
• At least 3 years of progressively responsible relevant experience
• Knowledge of the principles and techniques commonly used in RF development and hardware design including both RF circuit, as well as digital signal processing
• Experience with FPGA design using the latest generation Xilinx/Intel chips, HDL coding using VHDL and/or Verilog
• Knowledge in HDL simulation, timing closure analysis, and resource optimization
• Experience with hardware circuit design including ADCs, DACs, DDR memories
• Familiarity with electronics test equipment e.g., function generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum and network analyzers and multimeters
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Solid communications, collaboration, and presentation skills

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Experience with Vivado/Vitis design flow and MatLab/Simulink system modelling
• Zynq UltraScale+ or other SoC design experience
• Experience working with high-speed transceivers in FPGAs (GTP/GTX/GTH)
• Printed Circuit Board schematic capture and layout experience
• Familiarity of code revision systems, such as git
• Programming experience using C/C+ or Python in Windows or Linux

Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
• Able to lift up to 30 pounds, climb a ladder (low to moderate heights), wear PPE

OTHER INFORMATION:
• Occasional travel.
• Appointment level will be commensurate with experience and qualifications

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, Tennis, Softball, Table Tennis)

We seek an experienced Electrical Engineer to join the Low-Level RF group in the EIC Directorate. The EIC facility will have approximately 50 Super Conducting RF and 20 Normal Conducting RF systems with challenges such as heavy beam loading, very high RF power and ultra-low-noise operation. The LLRF group is responsible for developing state-of-the-art FPGA-based RF control systems to accelerate, control and manipulate particle beams at the future EIC complex. The candidates for these positions will provide design, development and documentation support for other engineers and technicians on the LLRF team as well as work in close cooperation with other accelerator systems groups.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Collaborate in development of next generation FPGA-based RF control systems – from concept to design, testing and operation.
• Design and implement digital signal processing and control algorithms through system modeling, firmware/software development and testing to control cavities, amplifiers and associated electronics.
• Develop verification test plans and procedures to ensure the developed product meets the specified requirements.
• Install and trouble shoot RF system controllers and their supporting electronic systems.
• Provide upgrade, operation and maintenance support for legacy devices maintained and operated by LLRF Group at the RHIC facility.

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