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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 6/7/2021
Uses professional engineering concepts to perform moderately complex engineering assignments in the digital electrical engineering specialty and in FPGA design. Works in a specialized engineering phase of a major training and/or research effort. Works on assignments of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Is responsible for the design, build and test of digital circuitry and interfacing to sensors and analog electronics. Comprehensive FPGA design skills used to design, program and test FPGAs for NASA space flight missions.
Under general supervision designs digital electrical circuits and performs electrical tests to verify board designs; prepares formal test reports; provide written test procedures to support overall system requirement verification and traceability.
Under general supervision, designs and prepares FPGA designs and specifications of moderate complexity for NASA funded space research projects.
Tests electrical boards, and gathers and analyzes data; prepares formal engineering reports, drawings and status reports from those tests.
A demonstrated knowledge of FPGA design of moderately complicated systems e.g. embedded processors, data processing algorithms and interfacing with other ICs.
Proficiency with the use of laboratory test equipment, such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, signal generators, and test programming.
Organizational abilities and decision-making to prioritize work assignments.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a collaborative manner, to assist in identifying any challenges or barriers.
Proficiency in FPGA design tools.
Proficiency with schematic capture and board layout tools.
Bachelors degree in electrical or electronic engineering or physics with work experience involving FPGA design and testing and digital electrical engineering and / or equivalent experience / training.
Salary & Benefits
Salary commensurate with experience. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
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