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Hardware Computer Engineer

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York 12180
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  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming/Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Circuits and Systems
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Job Details

The Academic Support Engineer (Hardware Computer Engineer) is responsible for managing the Computer Hardware Design, Advanced Computer Hardware Design, and VLSI Design teaching laboratories. The incumbent is responsible for designing and integrating complex computer, hardware and software in networked environments. The incumbent will also train laboratory Teaching Assistants and advise students working on course labs and independent projects.


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or related field
• At least three (3) years experience in computer hardware design at the chip level, an ‘understanding’ of semiconductor fabrication and computer networks of electronic design tools (EDA).

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with Unix-like platforms and with multiple Windows platforms.
• Experience with Cadence and Synopsys design suites 
• Familiarity with local computer networks as needed in a lab design environment.
• Experience with simulation of FPGA designs
• Familiarity with semiconductor fabrication

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Requires planning, organizing and effective time management skills
• Requires ability to analyze and interpret technical and other data
• Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Requires ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals and objectives
• Requires ability to anticipate and solve problems

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We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer

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