Electronic Engineers - [ Technical ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 14/12/2018 - Expires on: 26/06/2019

The Rehab Technologies Lab at IIT ( http://rehab.iit.it/ ) is seeking to appoint a two skilled and enthusiastic Electronic Engineers with an excellent, well established record in design and development of electronic boards for complex mechatronic systems with highly customised sensing and actuation units. Experience in the design of electronic boards for advanced robots will be an asset.

The ideal candidates should possess an Electronic Engineering degree and be able to demonstrate proficiency in hardware design and testing with a proven portfolio of practical designs and excellent hands-on practical skills.

The successful candidates should have:

  • A good degree in Electronic Engineering or closely related area.
  • Experience in electronic design, testing and debugging.
  • A good working knowledge of PCB development tools such as Altium Designer, Orcad etc.
  • Good knowledge of power electronics, motor control and embedded firmware.
  • Good knowledge of embedded microcontrollers (8 to 32 bits) and DSPs.
  • Familiarity in debugging boards and electronic systems (wiring, use of oscilloscopes, multimeter, solder station etc.)
  • Working knowledge of analogue signal conditioning for instrumentation (strain gauges, piezo devices, accelerometers, gyros etc.).
  • Good knowledge of state-of-the-art electronic hardware.
  • Familiarity with European Directives relevant to electrical, electronic and medical devices conformity (EMC, machine, low voltage and medical devices directives), and international (ISO, IEC) and/or Italian standards (CEI, UNI) will be advantageous.
  • Proactive attitude and results-oriented mindset.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills and willingness to integrate in an international research team.
  • A good knowledge of English or ability to attain this is desirable.

Position overview

Specific responsibilities of the job would include the following:

  • Design, optimization and testing of electronic boards for actuation control, signal conditioning, communication and power management.
  • Interact with and evaluate suppliers of custom electronic boards.
  • Generate detailed technical documentation for board production and testing.
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines (mechanics, software and control) to ensure the successful integration of their designs with the rest of the system

Interested applicants should submit in electronic form their CV outlining experience and qualifications, to applications@iit.it quoting “Electronic Engineer CB 75653 - 75659” in the email subject.

Deadline: June 26, 2019

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), with its headquarters in Genova, Italy, is a non-profit institution with the primary goal of creating and disseminating scientific knowledge and strengthening Italy’s technological competitiveness. The institute offers state-of-the-art equipment and a top-level interdisciplinary research environment focused on robotics and computer vision, neuroscience, drug discovery, nanoscience and technology.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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