• Radiation and Coupled Multi-physics Test & Modeling Engineer

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/9/2018 9:32 AM)
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    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


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    The engineer will be a member and/or leader of teams that design, model, and test complex multi-physics devices and systems. A key focus will be on radiation effects in semi-conductor electronics.   The candidate should be able to lead multi-disciplinary engineering teams that develop and verify the performance of such systems with a broad understanding of the relevant physics.     In addition, the candidate should have an interest in a wide variety of other areas such as electro-optics, RF, and MEMS components and systems.



    The ideal candidate will have a MS or PhD degree in nuclear engineering, electrical engineering, physics, materials science, or related field with a minimum of 7 years of experience.   The desired candidate has many of the skills below.


    • Experience with developing and testing complex microelectronic devices
    • Nuclear testing and hardening experience is highly desired but not required
    • Ability to model multi-physics devices and systems using TCAD, SPICE, Comsol or similar tools
    • Experience using radiation transport tools such as MCNP , GEANT or similar is useful but not required
    • Experience or desire to lead R&D teams
    • Strong written and oral communication skills with proposal writing experience a plus
    • Interest in developing a broad array of novel multi-physics devices and systems

    Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.


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