Signal Integrity Sr. Electrical Engineer

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 experienced electrical engineer with signal integrity interest and experience 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.
Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (may include other SPPDG research oriented fields) or equivalent experience required. Typically requires 8-12 years of engineering experience.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Additional qualifications
The successful candidate is expected to have a strong technical background in electromagnetics, transmission lines, impedance control, and differential signaling and experience using commercially-available analysis tools. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with cross-functional team members and work independently under minimum guidance but in collaboration with others is required. The following qualifications are strongly preferred: Experience with high-speed SerDes, DDR memory, and other common interfaces; Understanding of power integrity, circuit design, superconductors, system architecture, and wireless communication; Familiarity with packaging technologies – including printed circuit boards, BGA, interposers, MCMs, etc.; Familiarity with industry standards for interface protocols (e.g., PCIe and DDR).
License or certification
Must possess the following U.S. government security clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly
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 $4242.40, 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.
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Job posting number
Jill Squier
Equal opportunity employer
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.