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Electronics Engineer

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Department Information
The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is world-renowned as an innovative leader in the teaching and research of the use of technology to solve real-world problems. We focus on what is possible and take a broad view of computing and information technology education and research. The Luddy School also prides itself on a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere in which colleagues are friends and not just co-workers, one that encourages collaboration while respecting individual ideas and expression. Creating a healthy, flexible work/life balance is critical, and our expansive benefits package provides the resources to achieve a positive, flourishing career at an ever-evolving and growing school.
Job Summary
Department-Specific Responsibilities
Develops and simulates logic designs using Verilog or VHDL.
Synthesizes logic designs.
Designs Application-Specific integrated Circuits (ASICs) for extreme environments.
Designs, layouts, and tests of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs).
Maintains Linux workstations and Computer Aided Design (CAD) software installations.
Supervises and trains undergraduate and graduate students.
Delivers on research objectives.
Helps set future research goals.
Writes paper, technical report, and grant proposals.
General Responsibilities
Provides highest level of technical expertise to meet project requirements, enhance and extend implementations, and assist scientific collaborators, faculty, and researchers on system usage and functionality.
Designs and constructs electronics and/or electronic systems in support of research experiments (such as intricate analog and digital circuitries).
Provides estimates for labor and material costs associated with system design and construction; oversees the construction and installation of systems; participates in proposals for future construction projects; develops project objectives, budgets, work plans and implementation strategies.
Repairs, tests and adjusts instrumentation to ensure optimal working order, including performing high-level repairs with extended reversed engineering; communicates with users, such as instructing on the safe handling of the device in question and explaining the problems and solutions.
Collaborates with co-workers, management, faculty, staff, and students to execute highly coordinated instrumentation development to support research objectives.
Maintains and prepares documentation for electronics and/or electronic systems and improves the performance of existing research systems.
Develops technical documentation for electronics as needed and may assist faculty and/or students with research publications.
Engages and collaborates with researchers on projects and grant development.
_Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education._
Bachelor's degree (preferably in electrical engineering, electronic engineering, or related field)
Master's Degree (preferably in computer engineering OR electrical engineering)
5 or more years electronics design or related experience
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
Knowledge of complex electronics design and advanced understanding of components functionality
Knowledge of electronics design, from schematics to layout
Understanding and working knowledge of design software and design programming
Basic understanding of instrumentation commonly used to implement new designs and successfully repair non-functional items
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to remain in a stationary position as well as the ability to move about the workplace for long durations. It requires effective communication, the ability to operate machinery, tools, and controls. The role requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders/stairs, and to position one's self in low level positions, detect a variety of chemicals and/or gases. The role requires the ability to ascend to rooftops and move in tight spaces to perform and complete inspections. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Work Location
Bloomington, Indiana
Benefits Overview
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Dental insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Additional supplemental retirement plan options
Tuition benefit for IU classes
10 paid holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.
Job Classification
Career Level: Advanced
FLSA: Exempt
Job Function: Engineering, Trades & Facility
Job Family: Engineering
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Posting Disclaimer
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Indiana University, Bloomington , Electronics Engineer, Engineering , Bloomington, Indiana

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