Monday, September 30, 2013

Outstanding Opportunity in RF Engineering at NCAR in Boulder, Colorado!

This email is to call your attention to an opening at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado. The NCAR Earth Observing Laboratory (EOL) has an opportunity for a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer to work on electrical engineering design and development of atmospheric instruments as a principle member of a technical team of engineers and scientists in support of meteorological research.

This position will be responsible for the field deployment and operation of EOL atmospheric instruments such as wind profiler radars, other remote sensors, and in-situ sensors.

Responsible for oversight of the deployment and operation of EOL instrumentation, primarily the Integrated Sounding System (ISS). This includes preparation of equipment for field projects for meteorological research; ensuring its proper operation, calibration, and performance; diagnosing problems; maintenance and upgrades of existing systems; supporting field operations; and directing staff in these endeavors.

Works as a key team member in the specification, design, development, and upgrade of atmospheric instrumentation, including remote sensing Radio Frequency (RF) transmitters; receivers; antennas; high speed analog/digital (A/D) circuits; and Digital Signal Processing DSP interfaces. Performs engineering system design and performance analysis using Computer Aided Design (CAD) models and simulators. Directs the work of technical staff in the implementation of new systems.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and at least 3 years’ engineering experience; or a Master’s degree in engineering and at least 1 year of experience; or a Ph.D. degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, with the experience in developmental engineering.

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