ASIC Digital Design Project Engineer - Limited Tenure

Why Mayo Clinic
The needs of patients drive research at Mayo Clinic. As doctors treat patients and see opportunities for advancing patient care, they work together with Mayo scientists and research teams to develop new and improved diagnostic tools, medications, devices, treatment protocols and more. Encouraging and including contributions from diverse individuals is critical to Mayo Clinic's future. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, Mayo Clinic gains the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, provides better ways to meet the needs of our patients.
Position description
The Mayo Clinic Special Purpose Processor Development Group (SPPDG) is in need of an experienced ASIC digital design engineer to support its R&D activities. The Special Purpose Processor Development Group (SPPDG), a research group within Mayo Clinic, has a team of microelectronics hardware and software engineers to support its design, analysis, and testing efforts. As part of this R&D team, the candidate would be expected to perform highly complex microelectronic functions including: Research, design, and development of a wide variety of applications ranging from high-performance computers to discrete wearable devices; Analyze circuits, interconnect, and packaging with corresponding interaction and trade-offs between them using a range of circuit, RF/microwave, 2D and 3D electromagnetic, and custom analysis tools; Generate and use models ranging from discrete components to full end-to-end links; Conduct lab based validation of models by developing and measuring custom test vehicles; Identify technical risks and corresponding mitigation options. Other responsibilities involve documentation, presentation, and publication of research initiatives both to sponsors and industry; Travel to sponsors and collaborators; Initiation and participation in design reviews; Collaboration with other researchers including SPPDG team members, external collaborators and sponsor. The candidate will need to work under minimal supervision on multiple projects, using project management principles and tools to manage progress as well as propose and develop new projects that advance state-of-the-art.

This is a limited tenure position that has been approved until 12/31/2022 that may have the possibility of turning into a regular position.
Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (may include other SPPDG research oriented fields) or equivalent experience required. Typically requires 5-10 years of engineering experience.

Strong experience with VHDL and Mentor Modelsim is required.

This position is not eligible for work authorization assistance.

Must carry active U.S. government security clearance at or above the "secret" level.

Additional qualifications
The successful candidate is expected to possess proficiency in designing, developing, and testing digital Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC’s), including familiarity with standard interfaces (SPI, I2C, etc.), power optimization, test bench development, and emulation.
License or certification
Must possess U.S. government security clearance at or above the "secret" level.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $3661.60, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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