Electrical Engineer - Pulsed Power
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. LLE is currently seeking an experienced pulsed power engineer in the Electronics and Controls Engineering group.
The successful candidate will design, build, and support custom pulsed power systems required for both high power laser systems and magnetic field generation. Working independently with scientists and engineers from other disciplines in a team environment, the candidate will write requirements, design and build solutions, and present project reviews. Candidate should have a minimum of BS and 10 years of experience, or MS and 6 years of relevant experience or equivalent.
Requirements include the ability to demonstrate a theoretical and hands-on knowledge of the following:
Design, build, and operate high voltage, high current systems >10kV-DC charge voltage and >1kA-pulsed discharge current
Design of pulse forming networks
Fail-safe methods employed in electrical system design
CAD schematic capture
Circuit simulation with SPICE or equivalent
Component level design, assembly, documentation, testing and troubleshooting of digital and analog electronic circuits and systems
Data acquisition and electrical measurement techniques
Strong mechanical aptitude
Desired skills or experience includes:
Knowledge of printed circuit board layout concepts
Familiarity with EMI/EMC techniques
Experience with the precision timing of devices and systems
Experience with vacuum systems
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: $ 68,400 - $102,600 Annually
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.
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Location: Laser Lab & COI
Full/Part Time: Full-Time