Job Title:  Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: 

Bedford, MA, US, 01730

Business Unit:  Amptek
Posting Date:  Feb 8, 2024
Job Description: 

Amptek is seeking an experienced electrical engineer to join our multidisciplinary technical team developing industry leading x-ray spectroscopy sensors and systems.  If you are skilled in analog design, signal processing and have strong experience in an industrial role, Amptek has an immediate opening that it wants to discuss.  Amptek is a world leader in producing x-ray detectors for analytical chemistry and material science, found in both laboratory and portable applications, and even in space.  Delivering high quality and customized solutions to our customers is a core value.   


The company is seeking an experienced electrical engineer to advance and support Amptek’s line of signal processing electronics. We expect the candidate to be well versed in analog design and have implemented mixed-signal solutions.  Design tasks may regularly include charge sensitive amplifiers, low noise high voltage power supplies and controller circuitry.  The role encompasses work in both new product development and sustainment of existing products and processes.  The candidate should be able to carry out all aspects of bringing a new circuit to a production status - from conception, to schematics and layout, through bring-up and final transition to production.  
The position is based in Bedford, MA and is 100% on-site.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Become lead designer of analog circuits, including analysis, component selection and PCB design
  • Support new product development and provide OEM customers tailored PCB designs
  • Maintain schematics and drawings throughout product lifecycles, initiate & implement ECOs
  • Hands-on debugging and root cause analysis of circuits and PCBs
  • Maintain PCB configurations and work instructions used by production and quality teams
  • Maintain engineering department parts database
  • Design and produce custom cable assemblies
  • Work with purchasing to determine suitability and sourcing for replacement electronic parts 
  • Design, build and support test fixtures utilized in-house and distributed to EMCs 

 

Requirements

  • B.S. EE degree and 8+ years’ experience combining product development and production support
  • Familiarity with fast analog signal amplification, mixed analog-digital PCB design, low-power / low-noise power supply design, flex-circuit design
  • Use of Orcad PCB Design and Capture
  • Strong ability to maintain good individual organization
  • Willingness to advise and support production staff as needed
  • Experienced in PCB bring-up, validation planning and debugging
  • Solid electronics assembly skills necessary to construct/modify PCBs 

 

AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5.5 billion. AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit www.ametek.com for more information.

 

Amptek is a high technology company and a recognized world leader in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art nuclear instrumentation for the satellite, x-ray and gamma ray detection, laboratory, analytical, and portable instrumentation industries.

 

Amptek applied its experience and knowledge of high-performance space instruments to developing commercial radiation detectors and electronics in the 1990’s. In 1994 it received the R&D 100 award for the XR-100 X-Ray detector as one of the year’s most technologically significant products. The XR-100 opened new markets as the technology was both cost effective and portable. In 1996 it was selected for the Mars Pathfinder Mission and landed on Mars on July 4th, 1997. By 2003 the XR-100 was the standard in the industry. It is now the foundation for the most widely used X-Ray detectors for XRF in the world. On August 4, 2014, Amptek was acquired by AMETEK, Inc. where it is now a unit of the Materials Analysis Division.
Website: https://www.amptek.com/

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Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit www.ametek.com for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.


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