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Electrical Engineer - Precision Power Supplies

Job ID 1981 Date posted 12/06/2019

Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.

The NSLSII Accelerator Division Dept/Division has an opening for an Electrical Engineer to design, maintain and upgrade Precision Power Supply Systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supply electrical engineering resource to design, troubleshoot and maintain precision power supply control systems used in particle accelerator applications.
  • Learn systems by helping to develop a next generation of power supply controls for NSLS II or other facilities.
  • The selected candidate will report to the head of the Electrical Engineering Group.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Knowledge or experience in using electronic circuit analysis software for both analog and digital circuits.
  • Knowledge or experience in the selection of the hardware required for mixed signal circuit boards for controls applications.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and interact with a diverse group of scientists and technical staff.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in design and testing complex analog and or digital control systems or equivalent internship / project experience.
  • Experience in design, development of complex precision analog and digital control systems for use on high precision power supplies.
  • Experience in the use of FPGA and micro-controllers in control applications.
  • Knowledge in stability criteria as it pertains to power supply controls.
  • Knowledge of electrical system used in a particle accelerator is a plus.
  • Knowledge of electrical system used in a particle accelerator.
  • Technical writing skills and the use of spreadsheets.  

At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:

  • Medical Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Swimming Pool, Weight Room, Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits
Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Energy and Photon Sciences Directorate are committed to your success. We offer a supportive work environment and the resources necessary for you to succeed.

We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.

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