We have an immediate need for a talented electrical engineer in the GC/MS Hardware R&D Group for the Chemical Analysis Solutions Unit. This is your opportunity to join the team that's bringing new products and technologies to the market faster and more efficiently than ever before. Our products are frequently behind the headlines in the news, from environmental regulations to homeland security. This position is part of a small R&D team working on next-generation products for the chemical analysis market. You will work with colleagues in a multidisciplinary team environment (electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, scientists and software engineers) and contribute through designing and testing prototype hardware. You will also work in a rewarding and exciting R&D environment emphasizing design and verification for total customer satisfaction through the creative achievement of performance, cost, and time-to-market trade-offs in bringing Agilent's chemical analysis systems to high-volume markets.
Responsibilities include: - Designing and implementing electronics for analytical instrumentation and accessories that include mixed analog and digital circuit design for instrument control and signal processing, high voltage circuits/components, and firmware.- Collaborating with diverse engineering and scientific disciplines to design, develop, and test hardware systems, and to resolve technical problems to ensure cost-effective, high-quality product manufacturing and ultimate customer satisfaction. - Providing support for other parts of the R&D organization. - Utilizing time-management skills for the timely completion of technical assignments and design work.
BS degree in EE, EE/CS, or equivalent; MS is preferred
Some experience in an electrical engineering role is desirable.
- Strong skills in Analog Design to include some of the following:
o Discrete, op-amps, integrated functions
o High voltage (RF and DC)
o Control systems (PID)
o Precision analog
o Mixed signal A/Ds & D/As
- Strong skills in Digital Design to include some of the following.
o FPGA design (schematic or HDL environment)
o TTL/CMOS/ECL/PECL interfacing
o Micro-processor/micro-controller familiarity
- Knowledge of Firmware/Software.
- Some experience in PCA/PCB design is desirable.
- Good communication and documentation skills.
- Works effectively in a multi-disciplined environment
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