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Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, design, & test simple-to-complex electrical components, circuits, and systems for instrumentation systems used in the radiation measurement product line.
  • Work with Mechanical Designers as needed for mechanical integration of electronic assemblies (e.g., cabinetry, instrumentation, enclosure design, etc.) to complete projects and tasks.
  • Support qualification type testing including: plan/procedure writing, test supervision, vendor interface, and report writing.
  • Be accountable for assigned project deliverables, including product quality and schedule integrity.
  • Track progress and review project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately.
  • Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer goals.
  • Proactively communicate project status, issues & risks to the project team and to management.
  • Find and work to remove development and project roadblocks. Troubleshoot technical issues when the need arises, and escalate appropriately as needed.
  • Oversee review of product design engineering for compliance with engineering principles, organization standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  • Work collaboratively with Operations to ensure seamless and successful transition of engineering projects into production.
  • Provide support to the Commercial team in evaluating and quoting customer projects.
  • Establish an environment where continuous improvement is fundamental to the culture.
  • Able to travel as needed to other RM&SI R&D sites, customers and external development partners.
  • Other duties as defined within the scope of the position.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Design experience (minimum capstone project)
  • Knowledgeable in technology (e.g., electromechanical devices, instrumentation, embedded systems, analog electronics, etc.), including:
    • Analog electronics analysis and design
    • Systems analysis and design
    • Circuit design and printed circuit board design
    • Electronics modeling and assembly
    • Ability to read and understand electronic schematics (especially analog electronics)
      and manufacturing drawings
    • Technical degree (B.S.E.E. or equivalent).
    • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams
    • Ability to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities
    • Excellent communication and problem solving skills. Fluent in English.

Preferred Requirements/Qualifications:

• PE Certification

• Advanced or additional degree in a related discipline

• Knowledge of IEEE nuclear standards or military testing standards

• Electronics CAD proficiency

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria

  • No non-compete agreements precluding the candidate from fulfilling the position requirements.
  • This position may require occasional travel to other Thermo Fisher Scientific, customer, and partner sites worldwide (approx 0 – 10%).
  • Existing (or ability to acquire) permission to enter U.S. government facilities, such as DOE.


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