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SRI International Research Engineer-Precision Mechanical and Electrical Assemblies in Princeton, New Jersey

2149BR

Title:

Research Engineer-Precision Mechanical and Electrical Assemblies

Job Description:

SRI International has an immediate opening for a Research Engineer at our Princeton, NJ location working on a variety of technical topics spanning advanced electronic, optical/photonic and quantum sensing programs. The campus is minutes from downtown Princeton and our location in Central NJ means New York, Philadelphia, the beach, the mountains and more are just a car or train ride away!

The position will be part of a close-knit team working on leading-edge projects for our government and commercial customers. The candidate will be involved in areas spanning from wafer-level fabrication processes, machining and fabrication of very small components and subsystems, as well as the assembly and characterization of complex experimental set-ups and prototype systems. Example project tasks can involve items such as precision dicing and machining, precision wafer bonding, novel electronic and optical materials applications, detailed assembly under microscopes, as well as lab-bench precision optical and quantum sensing prototypes.

The candidate will work with experienced group members and should be able to grow into contributing at the individual level over time, with expected guidance from more senior group members.

Auto req ID:

2149BR

Location(s):

Princeton, NJ

Other Requirements:

--A drug screen will be required as part of the hiring process., --U.S. Citizenship required., --Ability to transfer/obtain/maintain a U.S. government security clearance required. See http://www.dss.mil/psmo-i/ps_faqs.html

Employment Status:

Full Time

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, with hands on experience a plus. Emerging talent welcome to apply!

  • U.S. Citizenship with ability to transfer/obtain/maintain a U.S. government security clearance required.

Skills could include a subset of:

  • Hands-on experience, which could include laboratory, cleanroom, and/or model shop experience

  • Familiar with common test equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, network analyzers, probe stations

  • Experienced with basic shop equipment and tools

  • Basic electronics and circuits understanding and ability to solder

  • Physical measurement and instrumentation

  • Experience characterizing/testing electronic, photonic or semiconductor devices

  • Ability to assemble sub-miniature parts to large scale parts

  • Machining and CAD experience a plus.

Character qualities:

  • Strong mechanical intuition

  • Detail-oriented

  • Good deductive reasoning skills

  • Strong communications skills

  • Able and motivated to learn new tasks, and bring tasks to completion

  • An interest in multiple technical areas

  • Able to work in a team environment

  • Must possess a results-oriented approach

EOE/AA:

SRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Background Check:

Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a background check.

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