Associate Engineer I - SPPDG

Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
Why Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic Special Purpose Processor Development Group (SPPDG) is an R&D team dedicated to the development of next generation electronics and optics technologies for high-speed signal processing applications, in particular for, though not limited to, high clock rate digital signal processors and wide bandwidth, high center frequency analog systems. The SPPDG is equipped with a full suite of CAD and simulation tools, and clean rooms and equipment for assembling and testing microelectronics.
Position description
The Mayo Clinic Special Purpose Processor Development Group (SPPDG) is in need of an entry level electrical engineer to perform a range of assignments in a research and development environment, which could include analog, digital, or mixed signal circuit design, package design, signal and power integrity analysis, modeling and simulation, test and verification. As part of this R&D team, the candidate would be expected to perform fundamental microelectronic engineering functions which may include theoretical development, conceptualization, design, implementation, simulation, software, assembly, test or analysis in a wide variety of applications ranging from high-performance computers to discrete wearable devices. The candidate would be expected to apply technical knowledge and experience to perform basic engineering tasks using state-of-the-art computerized tools as well as learn new tools and techniques; Maintain awareness of technology advances related to assigned tasking and area(s) of specialization; Identify and request materials needed to complete assignments. This position works under close supervision, with plans and completed assignments reviewed by Supervisor or senior technical group member.
Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (or other SPPDG research oriented field) required.

Work authorization assistance is not available for this position.
Additional qualifications
Must possess or be able to obtain U.S. government security clearance at or above the "secret" level.

The successful candidate is expected to have hands-on experience attained through coursework, hobbies or employment doing assembly or test of hardware. In addition, coursework in analog design and electromagnetics is required. Internship and programming (Python, C) experience is a plus.
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 $2696.80, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday-Friday; Work schedule of 9 hours per day, 9 weekdays per two week 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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As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.