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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 20, 2020
The Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL) is an Organized Research Unit (ORU) of the Berkeley campus reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Research. SSL's primary goal is to foster research in space-related sciences and to provide education for the next generation of space scientists. Research at SSL, led by Berkeley faculty and SSL Senior Fellows, focuses on experiments and observations carried out in space as well as theoretical and basic research.
Coordinates Analog Electrical Engineering design, supporting analyses, construction planning, assembly oversight and testing.
Coordinates technicians and shop personnel involved in assembly and testing of component parts.
Develops specifications for TRACERS SSL Instrument.
Works with other research organizations in the development of the component.
Designs electrical circuitry for instruments.
Performs the recording and reduction of documentation and test data for instrument design and evaluation purposes.
Gathers and analyzes information and prepare documentation and test reports with respect to feasibility, engineering design criteria and performance of their components.
Provides supervision and guidance to engineering technician staff.
Working skills in the design, development and construction of space systems.
Specialist in Analog Electrical Engineering discipline.
Working knowledge of other engineering specialties involved in assignments.
Bachelor's degree in Physics, Engineering or Aerospace Engineering and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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