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Opportunities (Posted April-May, 2014)

 

1. Patexia, Inc. [Santa Monica, CA]

2.  Dolby [Sunnyvale, CA]

3. Samsung [Richardson, TX]

4. HRL Labs [Malibu, CA]

5. Branchpoint Technologies [Irvine, CA]

6. Greywolf Process Solutions, Inc. [Bakersfield, CA]

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Patexia, Inc.

Patexia Inc. is a privately held company founded in 2010 and located in Santa Monica, California. Patexia was founded on a simple idea: use the power of information, collaboration and technology to advance the intellectual property (IP) world. The essence of Patexia’s model is to create an active IP community and develop the right technological tools to bring more transparency, efficiency and value to the IP world.

Position: Case Research Associate

Responsibilities:

  • Read and research patent and litigation details
  • Study and understand technical details of a wide variety of inventions
  • Author reports clearly detailing the results of your analysis
  • Develop case research processes as we expand our business model

 

Position: Technical Sales Associate

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and generate prospective business leads
  • Call into prospective businesses - identify decision makers and present proposals
  • Convert prospects into opportunities and eventually into closed deals
  • Coordinate with the sales team to generate compelling offers
  • Business development and regular account management to ensure client satisfaction

Click here for more information.

 

Dolby, Sunnyvale

Dolby Laboratories creates technologies that enhance the entertainment experience. For over four decades, Dolby has defined high-quality audio and surround sound in cinema, broadcast, home entertainment systems, cars, games, mobile devices and personal computers. 

Title: Embedded Systems Engineer

Position: Full-time

Job Description:

We are looking for Embedded Systems Engineers in the Advanced Imaging Group at Dolby. On this team you will revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide on PCs, gaming consoles and mobile devices. To do that, we need the absolute best talent, including insatiably curious engineers and scientists.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Optimize video/ Imaging algorithms on GPUs using CUDA or OpenCL.
  • Port high-end video rendering technology for PCs to the new generation of mobile GPUs running OpenGL/ OpenCL/ RenderScript.
  • Build multithreaded, real-time systems using C++.
  • Write custom GLSL shaders for games.
  • Develop game editor plugins.

Application details:

Email dolby@gapjumpers.me or start application process at http://www.gapjumpers.me/jobs/dolby-embedded-systems-engineers.html

 

Title: Embedded Systems Intern

Position: Internship

Job Description:

We are looking for Embedded Systems Engineers in the Advanced Imaging Group at Dolby. On this team you will revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide on PCs, gaming consoles and mobile devices. To do that, we need the absolute best talent, including insatiably curious engineers and scientists.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Optimize video/ Imaging algorithms on GPUs using CUDA or OpenCL.
  • Port high-end video rendering technology for PCs to the new generation of mobile GPUs running OpenGL/ OpenCL/ RenderScript.
  • Build multithreaded, real-time systems using C++.
  • Write custom GLSL shaders for games.
  • Develop game editor plugins.

Application details:

Email dolby@gapjumpers.me or start application process at http://www.gapjumpers.me/jobs/dolby-embedded-systems-engineers.html

 

Samsung

Position: Digital ASIC Design

Position Description

Join Samsung R&D organization based in Richardson, Texas to contribute to the development of world class mobile healthcare systems. We have an immediate need for a Hardware Engineering Intern specializing in digital ASIC design. The successful candidate will be working with a team of R&D engineers from various disciplines to develop next generation high-end mobile healthcare systems.
Responsibilities

  • Actively perform high quality research on developing mobile sensor systems.
  • ASIC architecture research, analysis and specification.
  • High-level modeling, ASIC verification, synthesis and timing analysis.
  • RTL implementation.
  • Validate performance of the prototype systems.

Qualifications:

  • Strong tracking record of ASIC design from concept to prototype.
  • Familiar with digital design flow.
  • Proven relevant experience within ASIC design.
  • Hands-on experience on Verilog HDL coding and verification.
  • Proficient with MATLAB/Simulink and experience with HDL coder is plus.
  • FPGA and PCB design experience to verify large scale ASIC.
  • Working knowledge of electronic test equipment and testing set-up.
  • Highly motivated, positive, detail oriented and responsible.
  • Good team player and good communication skills.
  • Education – Ph.D. (candidate) or equivalent degrees in engineering.
  • Availability – Summer 2014

Interested Engineers should send their resumes to Insoo Kim at insoo3.kim@samsung.com.

 

HRL Laboratory

  • Position: Contract - Intern Cryogenic , Testing and Electronics(DC)

Job Description:

ASSIGNMENT DURATION: 3 months

LABOR CHARGE: DIRECT

SCHEDULED WORK WEEK HOURS: 40

EDUCATION DESIRED: Upper Level Undergraduate or Graduate student in Physics, EE, or Applied Physics

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Assisting Researchers in Lab.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Introductory College Courses

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Experience in Laboratories Desireable

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license special tools or restrictions): U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

Selected candidates will be hired through a temporary agency and subject to the agency's pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Click here to apply.

 

  • Position: DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER-Cryogenic Device Characterization

Job Description:

EDUCATION DESIRED: Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering with at least 3 years of relevant experience in a relevant field.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Conduct low-noise cryogenic measurements of few-electron devices. Assist in measurement system development, use cryogenic test systems, analyze samples using automated data acquisition equipment, and organize, update, and summarize measurement results. Requires frequent technical communication with team members, including oral and written reporting.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Experience in development and use of automated semiconductor data acquisition, and with the use of computer software for data storage, organization, and analysis is highly desired. Experience with cryogenic test equipment is desired.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Understanding basic principles of low-noise measurement. Knowledge of basic electronic design and analysis. Knowledge of basic computer skills (spreadsheets, presentations, word processing, and scientific programming), and statistical analysis are a plus.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to climb ladders to use elevated test equipment. Requires good laboratory practice.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license special tools or restrictions): U.S. Citizenship. Must have or be willing to apply for a security clearance.

We are proud to be an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Click here to apply.

 

  • Position: DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER SR-Cryogenic measurement system development

Job Description:

EDUCATION DESIRED: Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering and 5 years of experience in a relevant position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Develop systems for cryogenic electronic-device measurement and analysis. Participate in system requirement definition, perform thermal, mechanical, and electrical design analysis, undertake system design balancing system requirements, interact with vendors to identify sources of materials and components, coordinate and participate in construction, and assist in verification of system operation. Requires frequent technical communication with team members, including oral and written reporting.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Design of sensor or other systems balancing electrical, mechanical, and thermal requirements. Dealing with users to understand system requirements. Coordination of fabrication. Development and use of testing to insure systems meet requirements.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Understanding of scope and use of design and modeling software. Understanding of circuits, heat flow, strength of materials, material and component temperature effects, and system design methods.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to climb ladders to use elevated test equipment. Requires good laboratory practice.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license special tools or restrictions): U.S. Citizenship. Must have or be willing to apply for a security clearance.

We are proud to be an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Click here to apply.

 

Branchpoint Technologies

Located in Irvine, CA, Branchpoint is a funded medical device startup developing an implantable device for neurosurgical applications.  The company was founded by a small multidisciplinary team including EE, BME, and neurosurgery expertise.  The founding team has developed the product through several iterations, and is now in final design stages before commercialization.  Company culture values individuals who can work under time constraints in a fast-paced environment.

Branchpoint is operating out of its new facility at:1 Technology Dr.,Suite I-811, Irvine, CA 92618

 

Position: Electrical Engineer Intern

The ideal candidate for this paid position will have experience in:

  • Analog circuit design and evaluation
  • Power supply design and bring-up
  • The standard tools of an EE lab (oscilloscope, signal generator, etc.)

Additional skills/knowledge:

  • PCB design experience is a plus
  • Hardware-PC interface is a plus

The engineer’s responsibilities will include:

  • Analog, Digital, and Power circuit evaluation using EE lab tools
  • Component sourcing and characterization to specifications
  • Lab stock management
  • Engineering documentation within Branchpoint’s Quality System


Position: Embedded Systems Intern

The ideal candidate for this paid position will have experience in:

  • Embedded programming in C
  • Microprocessor programming
  • MCU-Sensor interfaces
  • The standard tools of an embedded systems lab (logic analyzer, oscilloscope, etc.)

The engineer’s responsibilities will include:

  • Writing C code to meet specifications
  • Contributing to software architecture
  • Bluetooth Low Energy interface programming
  • Algorithm implementation in C
  • Designing and performing tests
  • Engineering documentation within Branchpoint’s Quality System
Positions are open for summer 2014 to graduate and undergraduate students. For any interest, contact Kevin Hughes.

 

Greywolf Process Solutions, Inc.

We have over 50 years’ experience in petroleum and food processing systems specializing in water filtration, water softening, oil dehydration, steam generation, gas compression, and water and steam injection process control systems.  We offer enormous opportunities for personal satisfaction and professional advancement.  Education is important to Greywolf as we must stay on the cutting edge of controls technology; we provide in-house training and we encourage and facilitate continued education in the form of industry specific courses and seminars.

Position: Electrical Engineer

Job Location:     Bakersfield, CA 

Status:                Full Time / Permanent / with Benefits

Availability:        Immediate

Education:          BS, EE or Equivalent

Job Description:              

  • As a team member, you will interface with project leaders to develop SCADA and PLC controls solutions 
  • Plant startups and process control modifications
  • Meet with Engineers and operations staff to discuss project requirements
  • Develop one-line drawings, PIDs, and circuit or electrical panel drawings
  • Create innovative and readable documentation that explains the controls interface

Required Skills:               

  • Minimum 3 years experience in PLC programming, control systems electrical design and/or control systems integration
  • Must have ability to program Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000 processors, and familiarity with Allen Bradley user-defined Types
  • Should have programming skills with Wonderware, Archestra, Intellution, PanelView, PanelView Plus, Panelmate, Ignition, or other HMI devices
  • Modicon programming is a bonus.  Other PLC programming (Allen Bradley, GE) is a bonus
  • Organizational skills and written/verbal communication skills are essential as you will be required to document projects and coordinate their implementation

In performing job duties, the following will be expected:

  • Set and adhere to a high level of technical performance
  • Think plan and analyze to come up with unique and innovative solutions to problems; provide creative insight to each job
  • Deliver projects and paperwork on time and within budget
  • Convey a sense of competence, confidence and “can do” attitude
  • Communicate potential issues and pitfalls to supervisors

 Contact: Brittany Wadllington, Btwadlington@greywolf.us.com

 

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