EDUCATION DESIRED: MS or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related scientific discipline
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Perform analysis of signal integrity (SI), power integrity (PI) and other related electromagnetic effects in highly complex high frequency (>1 GHz) mixed signal systems. Perform analytical studies of electronic systems and components thereof (integrated circuits, chip-level packaging, interposers, printed circuit boards, connectors, power delivery components, etc.) to support design tradeoffs. Lead associated testing and verification efforts to ensure measured results meet desired design targets, and to continually improve simulation-measurement correlation. Develop new test and simulation methods as necessary to support the above activities when demands exceed the state of the art. Create new design strategies where possible to support functional requirements while meeting SI/PI goals. Work closely with other domain experts performing related functional analyses (e.g. packaging design and analysis, circuit design, etc.). Present details of work to colleagues during design reviews. Create and manage work plans to meet or exceed schedule deadlines. Provide written and oral summaries of work performed as needed for reports.
EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Experience with a wide range of CAD / simulation tools to support SI/PI analysis (e.g. HFSS, CST Studio, Sonnet, ADS, HSPICE, SI-Wave, Sigrity). Experience with RF measurement techniques (VNA, TDR) for characterizing various interconnect features such as insertion loss, return loss, impedance, and crosstalk. Familiarity with packaging technology (e.g. ceramic and laminate chip-level packages, printed circuit boards, interposers, etc.) would be a plus. Recent graduates will be considered.
KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Deep understanding of electromagnetic theory, transmission line theory, and high speed measurement, calibration, and de-embedding techniques. Familiarity with circuit-level operation and related theory of common electrical signaling methods (e.g. CMOS, LVDS, SST). Knowledge of fundamental electrical engineering and circuit design principles. Use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and proficiency in writing for reporting.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Proficiency in use of computers, engineering work stations, complex electronic equipment, oral and written communication, interaction with vendors/colleagues and willingness to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Ability to work well in a team and independently. Must be sufficiently mobile to work within confined spaces and have both visual and hearing acuity.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Active SSBI is a plus.
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