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Principal Sensor Development Engineer

160,000 – 220,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 10/05/22

Job Description

Job description: As a Principal Sensor Development Engineer, you will be responsible for conceiving solutions for new hardware sensor concepts and integration of sensing modalities with applications for complex systems.
You will design sensor capabilities for a wide range of applications, support strategic business development, and create novel sensor and sensing concepts.
You will work in a fast-paced
environment, collaborating in multi-disciplinary teams with significant opportunities to learn, grow, and contribute to a variety of projects.

Applicants should possess solid skills designing and developing novel optical, electrical, magnetic, RF, acoustic, radiation, and/or inertial sensors; experience with rapid prototyping, integration, and testing is also highly desired.
The applicant should also
have a strong fundamental physical theoretical knowledge, as well as experience modeling both physical phenomena and sensor responses.
Applicants will assist in the design, development, modeling and simulation, implementation, and evaluation of
sensors and sensing systems.

Specific Responsibilities

Understand sensing modes (optical, electrical, magnetic, etc.) in different environments Design novel sensor and instrumentation architectures Capture sensor system requirements and model system behaviors and responses Refine, develop, implement, and test sensors and instruments Model and simulate components of a sensor system Integrate sensors and instrumentation with hardware systems Perform laboratory experiments and evaluate fieldable sensor prototypes Support business development; write proposals, white papers, and technical documents Deliver technical presentations to internal and external customers
Qualifications


A Ph.D. or MSc. in physics, applied physics, electrical engineering, or a related discipline is required. Demonstrated expertise in sensor design, development, and prototyping is required. Strong background in fundamental physical theory and modeling. Strong competency in a computing environment such MATLAB, Python, C++, Mathematica, or similar is required. The individual must be highly self-motivated and must thrive in a multidisciplinary team environment. Support business development, write proposals, white papers, and technical documents. Deliver technical presentations to internal and external customers. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to brief non-technical audiences, is required.
Desired Qualifications:

Experience with simulation and computational modeling software is highly desired. Experience integrating and evaluating fieldable prototypes.
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance. Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or MSc. in physics, applied physics, electrical engineering, or a related discipline is required. Demonstrated expertise in sensor design, development, and prototyping is required. Strong background in fundamental physical theory and modeling. Strong competency in a computing environment such MATLAB, Python, C++, Mathematica, or similar is required. The individual must be highly self-motivated and must thrive in a multidisciplinary team environment. Support business development, write proposals, white papers, and technical documents. Deliver technical presentations to internal and external customers. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to brief non-technical audiences, is required.
Desired Qualifications:
Experience with simulation and computational modeling software is highly desired. Experience integrating and evaluating fieldable prototypes.
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

As a Principal Sensor Development Engineer, you will be responsible for conceiving solutions for new hardware sensor concepts and integration of sensing modalities with applications for complex systems.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 160000

Salary Max : 220000

Currency Type : US Dollars



Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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