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Research and Development Engineer Level 1

Employer
Penn State University
Location
University Park, PA
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Sector
Science, Physical Sciences and Engineering
Organization Type
Corporate
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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Signal Technology Programs Department of the Communication Convergence Division in the Communications, Information and Navigation Office (CINO) within the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State University is looking for a motivated and talented engineer to join our team. This position will research, design, develop, integrate, and test advanced radio frequency (RF) and acoustic communication systems.

Responsibilities of this position include:
  • Investigating and evaluating scientific theories and engineering principles
  • Supporting full cycle engineering product development
  • Conducting experiments and tests in collaboration with other scientists and engineers
  • Interact in a collaborative manner with other team members, engineers, and scientists

Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering or Science discipline. A degree in Acoustics, Physics or Applied Mathematics is preferred.

Requirements of this position include:
  • Experience in signal processing
  • Radio frequency design
  • Matlab, Python, Java, C, or C++

Experience in software development is highly desired.

Candidates selected will be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.

The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.

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Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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