The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Engineering Scientist Associate - R and D Embedded Systems Designer

Hiring department Applied Research Lab
Monthly salary $5,166 - $6,041+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-05-15-01-4205
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Number of vacancies 2
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Transcript. Letter of Interest. References should be former employers. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information


Support the Advanced Technology Laboratory by providing embedded system design support to new and existing ATL/SDD sonar systems.

Essential Functions

Support legacy embedded systems by testing and debugging of system components as well as redesign and system improvements based on those tests. Hardware and software design for new sonar systems. Functional verification of all new and modified designs. Generation, revision and management of all procedures, drawings and design files.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. Demonstrated knowledge/proficiency w/ embedded systems. Knowledge of hardware, software, and firmware designing for embedded systems containing microcontrollers/ FPGA's. Demonstrated ability implementing/testing/verifying electronic designs to the component level. Dynamic skill set, willing to work with new technologies, be highly organized and capable of planning and coordinating multiple tasks and managing their time. The position will require attention to detail, effective problem solving skills and excellent judgment. Ability to work independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without daily supervision and effectively communicate with diverse groups of clients. Able to work under pressure and accept supervision. Able to travel to support system integration andd testing of off-site installations. Regular and punctual attendance. US Citizen. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in embedded systems. Experience in a team-oriented design and development of electronic systems containing embedded designs. Proficiency with C++ programming, Linux OS, and Python or shell scripting. Demonstrated ability using CAD tools for schematic capture and experience executing a circuit design from conception to circuit board assembly and test. Cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work around standard office conditions May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Some weekend, evening and holiday work. Frequent use of manuals and books. Work in shared, windowless office space. Some intrastate/interstate travel.

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