- Medical imaging
- Process engineering
Under limited supervision performs germanium and silicon device research & development, design, physical layout, testing, and evaluation of processes, electronics, and electro-mechanical devices and systems comprising semiconductor manufacturing systems, vacuum systems, cryogenic systems, and others. Performs product development activities, including prototyping, implementation of customer specifications, and documentation requirements. Conducts engineering studies and may assign work
to technical staff. Normally receives general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
Support research and development of new silicon and germanium x-ray/gamma-ray devices, fabrication processes, and related equipment.
Project management for development activities.
Design, layout, support, and evaluate new products related to cryogenically cooled germanium gamma detectors and associated accessories.
Test and record data for development and sustaining efforts
Generate and revise documentation
Interact with Engineering Group and Fabrication group to solve day to day manufacturing problems related to germanium and silicon detector manufacture. Sustaining
Interact with Fabrication group to review and implement new processes and process modifications or revisions. Sustaining
Design and develop manufacturing aids.
Develop processes, procedures and fixtures for manufacture of detector products.
Conduct product and process development for germanium and silicon detectors and hardware.
Assist in troubleshooting Production problems related to device fabrication.
Must be a methodical and expeditious problem solver.
Must look forward to challenge.
Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Must be able to develop and execute work plans.
Working knowledge in general chemistry.
Working knowledge of electronics
Working knowledge of vacuum and cryogenic processes
Knowledge of semi-conductor / p-n junction theory
Ion implantation experience
Radiation measurement experience
Germanium and Silicon Gamma-Ray/X-Ray Device fabrication experience
Working knowledge of Computer Aided Design Software and Management
Working knowledge of programming and scripting languages (e.g. C++, VB, Python, …)
Experience with Monte Carlo and/or Finite Element Modeling techniques
AMOUNT OF EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
3-5 yrs experience in device process engineering preferred.
BS in engineering or related field.
Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)