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Sr. Engineer II-Systems

Company: Microchip Technology Incorporated
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

Microchip Corp (NASDAQ: MCHP), Frequency and Timing Systems is a world leader in precise time solutions and sets the world's standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure, and metrology industries. Microchip's customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services, and solutions. Microchip products support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), and Synchronous Ethernet.

Our Government Systems group is a team of ~50 people located in Boulder, CO. We are seeking a Sr. Systems Engineer II to manage and contribute to R&D programs in the field of timing and communications systems. We are expanding the systems engineering department to support new government R&D contracts that advance the state of the art in positioning, navigation, and time transfer. We will be adding an engineer to lead and perform the technical work. The successful candidate must be able to represent the company and the programs in a detailed fashion both internally and externally. Applicant must be comfortable taking responsibility for a small team on highly technical work and producing results in an agile, fast-paced environment. This position focuses on successfully working with cross-functional development teams to meet customer and project objectives. The systems engineer will be expected to follow and improve best practices in the systems engineering design process, including methodologies for requirements definition, design documentation, verification, and validation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Typically 4+ years' experience in the Systems Engineering process, including requirements definition, design, implementation, verification, and test
  • Established expertise in one or more of the following technical areas:
  • GPS / GNSS Receivers
  • Precise Time and Frequency Technology
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • RF Communications and Software Defined Radios
  • Control System Design and Analysis
  • Statistical Classification Algorithms
  • Embedded Systems / Software Development

  • Established track record of technical leadership and detailed individual contribution
  • Ability to effectively convey engineering principles and results in written and verbal formats, using Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)
  • US Citizen

Job Requirements

Additional Qualifications of Interest:

  • Experience with simulation, data processing, and analysis, especially in Python or Matlab
  • Experience with precision measurement technologies, particularly including time intervals, frequency stability, spectrum analysis, impedance, isolation, gain
  • Ability to efficiently operate in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Experience successfully executing government programs with formal documentation and review deliverables, including System Requirements Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, and Test Readiness Review
  • Current TS/SCI and/or DoD Top Secret clearances are strongly preferred

Pay Range: $105,000 - $115,000


Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.

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