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Electrical Engineer I or II

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is encouraging applications for an Electrical Engineer I or II to join our team! An Electrical Engineer I or II has shown capability to perform designs, analyses, and/or perform tests with support from peers, the lead EE, and/or other mentors. They show proficiency in more than one field of EE, and/or interact with the other subject areas of engineering within LASP. Designs are vetted by the project team, lead EE, peer-reviewers, etc.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

LASP at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) began in 1948, a decade before NASA. We are the world’s only academic research institute to have sent instruments to all eight planets and Pluto.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
  • Designs, tests, debugs, and operates space flight electronics.
  • Work through complex production documentation and processes, and shepherd design through basic production functions.
  • Work closely with other engineers and other fields (Systems, Mechanical, Thermal, Software, Science, QA, and Project Management) as required.
  • Perform design and reliability analyses including Parts Stress Analysis and Worst-Case Analysis and other analyses as required.
  • Work with external vendors for layout, assembly, etc. as required.
  • Assist in requirements generation and verification.
  • Generate peer-review and NASA review materials.
What You Should Know
  • Due to Export Control restrictions, only US Persons and Permanent Residents may apply.
  • This position is contingent upon LASP winning several exciting grants/contracts that will fund the position.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
What We Can Offer

$61,000.00 - $103,000.00.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and / or Electrical and Computer Engineering (other degrees will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis).
What You Will Need
  • Design knowledge in one these EE fields:
    • Electrical Wiring Harness Design and Manufacturing
    • Ground Support Equipment Design (hardware and/or software)
    • Embedded Microprocessor System Design (hardware and/or software)
    • Power Conversion (Low-Voltage and/or High-Voltage Power Supplies)
    • Digital Printed Wiring Board (a.k.a. Printed Circuit Board) Layout
    • Digital FPGA Design and Verification (VHDL/Verilog)
    • Analog/Detector/Mechanism Control Design and Monitoring
    • Low noise analog circuit design
    • Motor controller design
  • Experience with schematic design tools (OrCad, Allegro, Eagle, Altium).
  • Experience with circuit simulation tools (PSpice, LTspice, etc.).
  • Experience with layout tools (PADS, Eagle, Altium, ORCAD PCB, CAM350, or equivalent).
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Working knowledge in one or more areas outside the EE fields listed above.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.

If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version as an optional attachment.

Review of applications will begin as they are received. The position will remain open until filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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