San Jose State University Research Foundation
Position: Electronics Engineer (Level II)
DEPARTMENT: Research will be done under the auspices of the Psychology
Department at San José State University
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Project Director
POSTING DATE: January 4, 2019
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
SALARY: Range: 99k - 120k /DOQ/E plus excellent benefits
EXEMPT STATUS: Exempt (Salary), FullTime, Benefited
GENERAL NATURE OF POSITION:
The Psychology Department at San Jose State University is involved in collaborative research efforts with civil service scientists from the U.S. Army Aviation Development Directorate Research Group at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA. The applicant will serve as an Electronics Engineer within the Engineering Group of the Army’s 7x10 Wind Tunnel Operations Branch located at Moffett Field. The Engineering Group provides support for wind tunnel operations and three system integration lab facilities supporting aircraft simulation, development and systems integration.
We seek an Electronics Engineer to manage the design, development and integration of application software in support of wind tunnel operations and the data acquisition system. As such, the incumbent will be required to develop and maintain software tools and simulations essential to support the wind tunnel system, diagnose software/hardware defects, validate software fixes, and as necessary, determine the system failure.
Secondly, the incumbent would be responsible for the engineering design and analysis of communications, data acquisition, and/or power systems associated with the wind tunnel and the system integration lab facilities.
In this position, you will have the opportunity to work with people across NASA and to hear and learn about upcoming missions and how our program helps support them .
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Reports to the Project Director
2) Interacts with Foundation research staff and Army civil service staff on a daily basis
Education and Experience:
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities required:
COMPLEXITY OF DUTIES:
The comprehensive benefit package includes:
None, though may be called upon for advice and direction by others.
To apply for this position, an applicant must submit a formal application for employment, as well as a resume and a cover letter. The applicant may do this via e-mail or by regular mail. The formal employment application is located at
It may also be obtained from the Research Foundation through its web site at http://www.sjsu.edu/researchfoundation/open/index.html.
An applicant may also apply in person by visiting the Research Foundation, located at 210 North 4th Street, 4th Floor, San Jose, CA (corner of St. James and North 4th Streets). Please address your formal application, your resume and your letter of interest directly to:
Attn: HR/Job Code Engineer
210 North 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
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The Research Foundation provides excellent benefits package to benefited employees. Please visit http://www.sjsu.edu/researchfoundation/humanresources/healthbenefits/index.html to get more details.
Research Foundation employment is separate and distinct from San Jose State University or State of California employment. Research Foundation employees are not employees of either SJSU or of the state of California.
The San Jose State University Research Foundation (SJSURF) is a non-profit auxiliary of San Jose State University. SJSURF is totally self supported. The majority of the organization’s funding comes from the federal government, and other public and private entities. With annual revenues totaling over $65 million, programs managed through SJSURF cover a rich diversity of applied research, public services, and educational related activities.
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