Radiation Effects Engineer
Odon, IN 
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Job Description
Radiation Effects Engineer
Job Location US-IN-Odon
Requisition ID 2022-6323

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.

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Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

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The engineer will be a member of a team that designs, models, and tests complex multi-physics sensors and systems which operate in harsh environments. A key focus will be on modeling radiation effects in semi-conductor electronics. The candidate will analyze and verify the performance of such systems with a broad understanding of the relevant physics while working as part of a broader team. The candidate should have an interest in other areas such as electro-optics, RF, and MEMS components.


The ideal candidate will have a BS or MS degree in nuclear engineering, electrical engineering, physics, materials science, or related field with 2-5 years of experience. The desired candidate will have many of the skills below.

    Experience modeling semiconductor devices and systems using TCAD, SPICE, Comsol or similar tools
  • Experience with developing and testing complex microelectronic devices that can survive in a harsh environment
  • Nuclear testing and hardening experience is desired but not required
  • Experience using radiation transport tools such as MCNP, GEANT or similar is useful but not required
  • Interest in developing a broad array of novel multi-physics devices and systems
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with proposal writing experience a plus

This applicant must be able to obtain a Security Clearance which requires US citizenship.


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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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