MEMS Sensor Designer (Sr. Staff Mechanical Engineer)Systron Donner Inertial (Concord, CA)
Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) is a specialist in sensing, control and motion products. Through its brands, BEI Kimco, BEI Sensors, BEI PSSC, Crouzet, Crydom, Kavlico, Newall and Systron Donner Inertial, CST offers customizable, reliable and efficient components for mission-critical systems in Aerospace & Defense, Transportation, Energy & Infrastructures, Commercial & Industrial OEMs, Medical, Food & Beverage and Building Equipment markets. At CST, the talents of our employees come together to create a world class organization with locations in 17 countries. While sharing a commitment to excellence, our employees specialize in a wide variety of areas, enabling us to maintain our competitive advantage in an increasingly competitive environment. We invite you to explore our career possibilities, learn more about Custom Sensors & Technologies' varied businesses and our rich history as the world's leading sensing solution provider. CST is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to workforce diversity.
The Inertial Sensors Business Unit of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) is looking to recruit for its brand Systron Donner Inertial, a specialist in high performance, precision Quartz MEMS, Inertial Sensing Products and Systems for the Aerospace, Defense and Marine markets.
Education: Ph.D., or MS in Mechanical Engineering or Physics
Years of Experience: 5 to 10 years of related work experience
Sensor design and packaging experience (inertial sensors a plus)
Electromechanical system design experience (inertial systems a plus)
CAD experience (Pro-E preferred) a must, with all of the analytic tools for vibration, shock, and thermal.
Understanding of mechanical isolation systems to minimize shock and vibrational inputs
Ability to conceptualize new designs from scratch.
Excellent understanding of material properties
Ability to lead a multi-functional team to get results on a schedule
Ability to project new technologies into product designs
Clear track record of innovation
Other Preferred Attributes or Qualifications:
May require special licensing and/or government clearance.
Inertial sensor or system design experience
MEMS sensor design experience
Quartz material design experience
Because this position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must: (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident (i.e., "green card holder") of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, provided that you have applied for naturalization within six months of the date you first became eligible, and if not yet accepted, you are actively pursuing naturalization after two years from the date of your application.
Our company offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a professional work environment and opportunities for professional growth. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.
Responsible for performing the most highly complex activities relating to the design, testing, and evaluation of mechanical and electro-mechanical devices. Performs state-of-the-art product development activities. Assignments require the frequent use of initiative and judgment. Provides work leadership and training to lower level professional and technical staff. May require special licensing and/or government clearance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs highly complex activities relating to the design, testing, and evaluation of mechanical and electro-mechanical devices and systems, including Vibrating Quartz rate sensors and accelerometers.
Assignments require initiative, innovation and judgment; developing new or advancing the state of the art in MEMS inertial sensors and related inertial systems:
Please access our company website at: www.cstsensors.com and apply on line.