Jobs and Internships

In the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, we work to cultivate contacts between our students and industry, with the goal of placing our graduates into challenging and fulfilling positions where they can utilize their excellent academic background to further today’s as well as tomorrow’s business objectives.

Keep an eye on our job board below for new opportunities. Also be sure to visit the Johns Hopkins Career Center for more guidance in navigating through the maze of internships, interviewing, and employment.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

(Updated: 11/02/2018)


Full-Time and Part-Time Positions

  • GWU’s ECE Department is searching for a full-time Laboratory Manager responsible for day to day and long-term laboratory management.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Tests, evaluates updates and upgrades, maintains, and repairs electronic, electrical, computing and electromechanical equipment and/or devices used in the ECE Department labs using test equipment, diagnostic software and repair procedures.
    • Schedules and performs inspections and calibrations, and recommends solutions regarding defective equipment and software including coordination with external repair or replacement vendors.
    • Ensures smooth, continuous operation of the laboratory including supervision of the laboratory technicians. Maintain stock levels of parts and components and supervise assembly of parts and components into laboratory kits for undergraduate classes.
    • Coordinates with faculty in evaluation of GTA performance towards providing timely feedback.
    • Coordinates with the faculty in teaching the laboratory component of ECE courses.
    • Assists students and faculty in carrying out experiments and tests in the laboratories.
    • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications: 
    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering and/or computer engineering plus 5 years of relevant professional experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Strong working knowledge with Electrical & Computer Engineering laboratory instrumentation and software packages.
    • Working knowledge of electronic and computer design and software, including but not limited to most popularly used open source microprocessor simulator tools in academic classrooms and labs.
    • Ability to manage inventory, service logs and software licenses.
    • Ability and knowledge to install and maintain software in labs.
    • Proficient in word processing and spreadsheet software.
    • Ability to troubleshoot relatively simple analog and digital circuits, microprocessors and controllers, FPGAs, etc.
    • Basic familiarity with mechanical drawings, machine shop operations, etc.

    Close Date: Although position remains open until filled, for full considerations, applicants are strongly recommended to apply by November 1st 2018. For more details please visit https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/56494/

  • If you are a passionate, innovative and an out-of-the-box thinker that enjoys challenging projects, Xilinx is the right place for you. Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative, and creative people to help deliver groundbreaking technologies that enable our customers to differentiate. Come do your best work and live your best life through collaboration, wellness and giving back to your community as a member of the ONEXILINX team. Responsibilities:

    • Work with block owners in Architecture & IC Design, Product Planning/Marketing, Test Engineering to build viable Fullchip floorplans for future chip family tapeouts
    • Perform design entry and basic design optimization
    • Write RTL and testbenches according to functional design spec
    • Perform design validation to assure quality before delivering to partners (e.g Verification, Integration, SW, Holistic)

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering; MS preferred
    • Basic understanding of FPGA architecture
    • Basic understanding of how FPGA features will be used by customers
    • Good understanding of assigned block functionality
    • Demonstrates a basic understanding of FPGA architecture
    • Exhibits solid understanding of how the requirements process and inputs guide design decisions
    • Builds understanding of factors that influence requirements and feasibility decisions (e.g., features, time-to-market, required resources, and technical capabilities)
    • Demonstrates an understanding of how design implementation helps determine the viability of product features when weighed against costs
    Contact Information:
    Leela Subramaniam
    Telephone: 917-710-2719
    Xilinx RTL Design Engineer
  • Gallup is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that celebrates, supports and promotes diversity and inclusion. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

    At Gallup, we have data that no one else has, and we can offer you an unparalleled opportunity to use your creativity to explore new avenues of social research. If you’re passionate about using data to solve the world’s most pressing problems, join Gallup, the company that set the gold standard in survey research methodology.

    Who we want:

    Analytical thinkers who use their research talents to provide critical insights in advanced analytics for the growing needs of global organizations.

    Curious researchers who apply their instinct and expertise to discover breakthroughs that are key to clients’ growth.

    Sophisticated communicators who can easily explain complex technical material to nontechnical audiences.

    Self-motivated professionals who can manage multiple projects, set a standard of excellence and consistently deliver exceptional results.

    Data experts who excel at building predictive models using various data sources and techniques to inform business decisions.

    Mission-driven scientists who are motivated to solve the world’s most pressing problems.

    What we offer:

    • A strengths-based, engagement-focused and performance-oriented culture
    • Flexible work environment
    • World-class managers who support, position, empower and engage you
    • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
    • Mission-driven work that changes the lives of people around the world

    Available Positions: 

    Computational Social Scientist – New York City

    Database Developer – Omaha

    Data Engineer – Washington, DC; New York City; Omaha; Atlanta; Chicago; Irvine

    Senior Security Engineer – Omaha

  • At Neurala, we tackle the most challenging problems in artificial intelligence, deep learning, and robotics. Join our team of brilliant minds today!

    Neurala, Inc. is a software company that developed The Neurala Brain— Deep Learning neural network software that makes smart products like inspection cameras, robots, drones, toys, consumer electronics and self-driving cars more autonomous, engaging and useful. Neurala software is based on extensive research and development efforts, including technology that Neurala developed for NASA for planetary exploration and for the U.S. Air Force Research Labs. Neurala, named one of the 50 most influential companies in the robotics industry, has secured in excess of $16M in funding from some of the largest and most innovative venture firms in US and Europe. Are you interested in finding ways to apply your Deep learning knowledge to real world applications? As a Senior Research Scientist in Deep Learning at Neurala, research and implement Neural Networks and Deep Learning (including Reinforcement Learning) applied to computer vision, spatial navigation, audio and other sensors. Your goal will be to improve specific problems encountered by Neurala’s customers, and achieving specific goals set forth at Neurala. The tasks will include building prototypes and integrate the algorithms into products.

    As a Senior Research Scientist, Deep Learning, you will:

    • Work closely with the research and business teams to develop new algorithms for new products and services
    • Oversee the construction of specific datasets.
    • Work with a variety of data types including static images, video, and audio.
    • Transfer technology into products

    Skills:

    • Must have a MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science/Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience
    • Experience in one or more of the following areas: Neural Networks, Deep Learning, and Reinforcement Learning.
    • Must be fluent in C++, Unix/Linux environments, CUDA and OpenCL skills as a plus
    • Knowledge of machine learning frameworks.
    • Fluent in English.
    • 4+ years of relevant experience
    • Track record of research excellence or significant product development.
    • Knowledge of application areas, such as computer vision or natural language processing, is a plus.
    • Excellent communications skills.

    For the Applicant:

    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
    • Neurala positions are not eligible for work-study. Neurala positions do not qualify as “on-campus” employment for students with F-1 visas. Principals only. Neurala does not pay recruitment fees. Neurala is seeking people in the Boston area, unless otherwise listed in the position description. Neurala does not pay for relocation expenses.
    • The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected Veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

    Department & Supervisor: The candidate will report directly to the CTO.

    Apply Online

  • Avo Photonics is a dynamic contract engineering services company that designs, develops and manufactures custom opto-electronic products for a growing customer base. Members of our staff have the opportunity to design, prototype, and produce next generation products for a diverse range of markets including environmental, medical, military, industrial, aerospace, and communications. We seek a diligent, dedicated, and meticulous person who will help to further our success and reputation in the industry through world-class customer service. Are you someone who likes a challenge and wants to work on cutting edge optical technology from concept through production for industry leading customers? If yes, please apply.

    The candidate will work for the Chief Technical Officer and will perform optical design, system engineering, program management, and hands-on assembly duties. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated intuition for elegant and robust optical assembly solutions, strong communication skills for capturing and responding to customer needs, as well as in-depth experience building prototypes and aligning optical instruments.The candidate will work for the Chief Technical Officer and will perform optical design, system engineering, program management, and hands-on assembly duties. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated intuition for elegant and robust optical assembly solutions, strong communication skills for capturing and responding to customer needs, as well as in-depth experience building prototypes and aligning optical instruments.

    Responsibilities:

    • Capture and manage customer requirements as well as mine for the bigger picture understanding to assure satisfaction and appropriateness of solution
    • Produce creative and innovative solutions, in a rapid timeframe, that are robust and manufacturable
    • Manage overall system design to assure all requirements and desirables are satisfied
    • Prepare and present work products to customers
    • Manage schedule, requirements changes, material sourcing, and additional scope quoting
    • Perform hands-on assembly of prototypes. Document and train technicians to reproduce at higher volumes. Note: This is not a “tell others what to do” position; i.e. hands-on work is required
    • Juggle multiple programs at one time

    Requirements:

    • Ph.D. in Optical Physics, Physical Chemistry, Engineering or equivalent
    • 5+ years of hands-on experience in optical component/system design & production
    • Familiarity with and willing to work in a cleanroom environment
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • US citizenship or Permanent Resident status

    Apply: Avo Photonics offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to email their resume to: resources@avophotonics.com

  • As a Computer Technician for Reynolds and Reynolds, you will perform on-site installation and maintenance support on a variety of computer equipment, printers, and specialized Key Control equipment. Each technician is provided with a company vehicle that will be used to travel to our customer sites. Other duties include maintaining an inventory of repair parts and documenting your work through our service tracking system.

    You will be assigned a territory (Silver Springs/Frederick, MD) after a 6 week paid training course in College Station, Texas is completed. The training is primarily a hands-on familiarization course of the equipment at customer sites and will also teach our policies and procedures.

    Some of the hardware you will be working with is as follows:

    • Application Servers
    • PC’s
    • Cabling
    • Switches
    • Printers
    • Routers
    • Serial Converters
    • Serial Devices
    • CSU/DSU Modems
    • Fiber Converters
    • Scanners

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Previous electronics experience or training required
    • Tech school, previous technical work experience a plus
    • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds on a consistent basis
    • A+ certified preferred
    • Military electronics experience is a plus
    • Must be able to attend a 6-week paid training class in Texas
    • Good communication skills
    • Good driving record with no more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years
    • Experience with LAN/WAN

    BENEFITS:
    We strive to offer an environment that provides our associates with the right balance between work and family. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

    • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
    • 401(k) with up to 6% matching
    • Company vehicle for business and personal use
    • Working remotely with a company cell phone and laptop
    • Professional development and training
    • Promotion from within
    • Paid vacation and sick days
    • Eight paid holidays
    • Referral bonuses
    • Associate discounts for cell phones, cars, computers, entertainment, and much more

    ABOUT OUR COMPANY:
    Established in 1866, Reynolds and Reynolds offers the Retail Management System – a complete suite of products and services for automotive dealerships. Reynolds solutions are built as one, to work as one, for all areas of the dealership. While headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, Reynolds has offices all over the world, employing more than 4,300 associates. We offer a variety of opportunities: Energizing projects, high-powered teaming, constant learning, and professional growth.

    TO APPLY: Submit your resume to jobs@reyrey.com or visit our website to learn more.

Internships and Research Experiences

  • Who we are

    A high-end consulting firm focused on the defense, government services, and aerospace markets. Our team provides corporate strategy, market entry and forecasting, mergers and acquisitions, and competitive intelligence services to global corporate, private equity, and investment banking clients.

    Why Renaissance Strategic Advisors

    We are a 35-person industry-focused team that successfully competes against some of the largest firms in the professional services market. We offer competitive compensation and upward mobility for those who prove they can excel in a demanding yet invigorating work environment. At Renaissance Strategic Advisors, we take professional development and mentoring seriously, as the following examples illustrate.

    • Each analyst is assigned a supervisor and is encouraged to select a mentor, guaranteeing that everyone receives individual grooming and partner interaction
    • Analysts typically participate in client meetings in order to give them insight into our value delivery model
    • We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial and apprentice-style culture that enables analysts to learn from the firm’s highly experienced group of senior consultants and senior advisors
    • Everyone takes part in growing and developing the firm. This means you’ll learn both advanced consulting tradecraft and how the “business” of consulting really works

    Who we look for

    We recruit at only top-tier undergraduate institutions. To be successful a candidate must demonstrate:

    • A passion for the aerospace, defense, and government services sectors
    • Strong analytical skills and comfort with complex quantitative analysis
    • Curiosity, energy, positivity and the ability to work in teams and under dynamic conditions

    Entry-level analysts will join a group of multi-disciplinary senior consultants with decades of experience in their respective disciplines. They will work alongside talented associates and managers to support RSAdvisors’ global client base. Daily activities will include primary and secondary source research, assembling and vetting budget and financial data and transforming it into usable information, as well as building client presentations. This high energy position will track, analyze and report on supply and demand-side issues that impact our clients’ strategies and create value.
    Critical requirements:

    • US citizenship and the ability to work in the Washington, DC area
    • Pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Engineering, Finance, General Business, National Security, Political Science, or Public Policy
    • Internship, work experience, or demonstrated interest in the aerospace, defense, aviation or government services sectors – OR – with a top investment bank, private equity or venture capital firm
    • 3.5 out of 4.0 minimum GPA
    • Strong acumen in writing for business and dealing face-to-face with clients
    • Application requirements include a CV/resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript

    If you wish to join the Renaissance Strategic Advisors team and believe that you have what it takes, please submit the documents listed above through your school’s online recruiting page and to internships@rsadvisors.com. For more information, please visit us on our web page at www.RSAdvisors.com.

 

Postdoctoral Opportunities

  • The Portland Technology Development group of Intel Corporation has several openings for physical science Ph.D.s to support/direct R&D of advanced processing methods. Candidates hired for these positions will be responsible for developing the next generation of Intel’s microprocessors.

    Ph.D. candidates in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related fields are encouraged to apply. Criteria for selection include: a strong academic record, demonstrated experimental expertise, an ability to drive and take responsibility for projects and a solid peer-reviewed publication record. Experience using and maintaining complex scientific equipment is preferred, but not required.

    Openings are immediately available at Intel’s primary development facility (Ronler Acres) located ~10 miles west of Portland, OR.

    Interested candidates should email resumes to david.j.towner@intel.com

  • There are several openings available at National University of Singapore within Temasek Labs and the Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology (SINAPSE).

    The lab focuses on bio-inspired sensing and computation. We leverage exciting technologies including silicon retina sensors and neural processors such as the Spiking Neural Network architecture (SpiNNaker) and IBM’s TrueNorth to build bio-inspired embedded sensory systems for autonomous aerial vehicles (quadcopters) and remote sensing applications.

     

    Post-Doctoral Research Scientist

    Required Qualifications:

    • Ph.D in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar
    • Strong programming skills
    • Record of publication
    • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
    • Preference will be given to candidates with background in programming, embedded hardware, computer vision, and neuromorphic engineering

     

    Research Assistant

    Required Qualifications:

    • A degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar
    • Strong programming skills
    • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
    • Preference will be given to candidates with background in programming, embedded hardware, computer vision, and neuromorphic engineering

    How to apply

    Interested applicants should contact garrickorchard@gmail.com with a CV for more information regarding the research programs and positions. Positions will remain open until filled. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

 

Faculty Positions

  • The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, invites applications for multiple tenure-track Faculty positions in all areas of electrical and computer engineering, as well as interdisciplinary areas such as robotics and cyber-physical systems, bio-ECE, microsystems, machine learning, applied mathematics, and energy. See our website, https://www.ece.cornell.edu/ece, for additional information on our programs.

    Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field by the time their Faculty appointment would begin, must have demonstrated an ability to conduct outstanding research, and must show promise for excellence in teaching. Although we anticipate filling positions at the assistant professor level, applications at all levels will be considered; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, three recent publications, and complete contact information for at least three references. Applications must be submitted on-line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12368. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by December 4, 2018, will receive full consideration.

    The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity of the academic community and to creating a climate that attracts students of all races, genders and nationalities. We strongly encourage underrepresented minority and women candidates to apply. Cornell University actively seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

    Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Northwestern University has announced a substantial commitment to grow and transform Computer Science (CS). We are adding twenty new tenure-track faculty in the next five years—ten in core Computer Science, and ten collaboratively with other disciplines (CS + X)—as well as a number of non-tenure track teaching faculty. We seek outstanding candidates with a clear passion to make a difference in Computer Science and who are excited by the opportunity to help build the future of CS at a great university.

    We invite candidates to apply for new positions as Professor of Computer Science at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels. We are particularly interested in recruiting individuals to our database and security faculty teams, but are open to applications from outstanding faculty candidates in all areas of Computer Science. Priority will be given to applicants with path-breaking research interests that have the potential to transform both Computer Science and other disciplines. We intend to hire two or more excellent candidates, and are open to cluster hires and teams.

    Northwestern is a world-leading research and teaching university with an unrivaled combination of excellent schools that provide extraordinary opportunities for collaboration across a wide range of disciplines. Located just outside of Chicago – a diverse and culturally vibrant, world-class city – Northwestern faculty have ample opportunities to connect with the city’s growing technology sector.

    We encourage candidates to submit applications as soon as possible. Applications received by December 15, 2017 will be given full consideration. However, the positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter indicating rank applied for, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three to five references (4) statements of research and teaching interests, and (5) two representative publications. For general questions about the search or application assistance post-submission, contact facsearch@eecs.northwestern.edu

  • McDaniel College is seeking candidates with a background in Electrical and/or Mechanical engineering, or related fields, to join the Department of Physics at McDaniel College to begin in August of 2019. Position level is flexible and will be commensurate with background and experience. Review of applications will begin on Friday, November 9, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

    The Department of Physics looks to establish an engineering track that would prepare undergraduate students who want a liberal arts education, but who are also interested in engineering. The candidate would be responsible for shaping and growing this new track at McDaniel. The ideal candidate will also have a passion for teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment and be able to include undergraduates in significant research projects. McDaniel College is a vibrant environment whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. The Department of Physics has a solid reputation for providing a high-quality education to undergraduate students, and
    we seek others who share our commitment and mission.

    Duties

    The teaching responsibilities include both introductory physics courses and advanced undergraduate courses to support the new engineering track. The faculty member would be expected to develop an active research program that complements existing areas of undergraduate research in the sciences at McDaniel College. The faculty member would also be expected to contribute to the overall mission of the College.

    Qualifications

    • Masters Degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering or a related, engineering discipline. (Candidates with a Ph.D. in engineering, or equivalent years in the industry, are preferred.)
    • College-level teaching experience and an interest in developing an undergraduate research program.
    • Strong communication skills.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, visit: https://employment.mcdaniel.edu/

    Applicants should upload:

    • a letter of application
    • a Curriculum Vitae
    • a statement of teaching philosophy
    • a statement of research interests that could be supported at a liberal arts college and involve undergraduate students
    • A list of three references: Applicants should arrange for three recommendations to be uploaded by the recommenders.
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