Student - Electro-Optics and Instruments

US-MA-Cambridge
2 weeks ago(11/30/2017 12:32 PM)
Requisition ID
2017-3015

Overview

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.

 

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   

 

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Responsibilities

 

As an Electrical Engineering student in the Electro-Optics and Instruments Group the candidate will play a critical role in the development of precision Atom-Optic inertial instruments. This student will work closely with a team of engineers and physicists to develop, prototype, and test analog and digital circuits, as well as embedded software for cutting-edge prototype instrument designs.  The student will be expected to spend large amounts of time in the lab evaluating and testing prototype circuitry.  Once familiar with the hardware and associated data, the student will be expected to reduce and summarize data for further review by engineers and physicists. 

This student will perform circuit analysis, design, schematic capture, and testing on a variety of analog and digital circuitry. The student will be expected to perform SPICE simulations, make schematics in an E-CAD tool, and identify components. The student will prototype circuit designs on breadboards and work with Draper’s electronics group to fabricate them professionally.

Qualifications

Electrical Engineering or Computer Science student with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and hands-on experience required.  Experience with electronics design using E-CAD tools and SPICE simulations strongly preferred.  Intuitive understanding of the physical universe is mandatory.  Additional desirable experience: Matlab, Simulink, VHDL.

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