Senior High-Speed Analog Electronic Design Engineer

Rochester, NY


Position Summary :

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology focusing on using lasers to initiate fusion and high energy density physics.

The LLE Electronics and Controls Engineering group is seeking an experienced high-speed analog electronics design engineer to design and support custom high-speed/high-bandwidth electrical circuits and systems used on high power experimental laser systems. The candidate will be working independently with scientists and engineers from other disciplines in a team environment writing requirements, presenting project reviews, designing/fielding custom equipment, and documenting final assemblies. The successful candidate should have a PhD in Electrical Engineering and 3 years of experience or MSEE and 6 years of experience or equivalent training and experience.

Requirements include the ability to demonstrate a theoretical and hands-on knowledge of the following:

  • Design, assembly, documentation, testing and troubleshooting electronic circuits and systems

  • Laboratory electrical measurement techniques, including high-bandwidth oscilloscopes and RF or microwave test equipment

  • CAD schematic capture

  • Component level circuit design and troubleshooting

  • Circuit simulation with SPICE or equivalent

  • Understanding of lumped and distributed circuit analysis

  • Ability to work to a budget and schedule

Desired skills or experience includes:

  • Strong documentation skills

  • Working knowledge of high-speed circuit board layout concepts, including grounding/shielding, microstrip transmission line, and reduction of parasitic elements

  • Experience with nanosecond/picosecond timing and measurement

  • Experience in a project management role

  • Project budgeting and time management

  • Curiosity and a desire to learn new concepts, skills, and techniques

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $90,000 - $175,000

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Laser Lab & COI
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 LLE-Laboratory for Laser Energ