Requisition ID: P01474631
Department: Information Sciences Institute
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Arlington Virginia
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The Information Sciences Institute (ISI), part of the world-renowned Viterbi School of Engineering at USC, is home to nearly 250 researchers who carry out world-class research in a collaborative, academic environment. ISI engineers and programmers have the have the opportunity to to contribute to world-class research, working in collaboration with researchers, research programmers, other engineers, and graduate students. USC operates one of the world's largest academic high-performance computing clusters. ISI has two research campuses: one in Marina Del Rey, CA and one in Arlington, VA.
This position is located in Arlington, VA.
ISI is looking for highly talented, motivated researchers and engineers to lead and impact state-of-the-art research and development in the area of embedded systems. The desired candidate will have an MS in Electrical Engineering with experience of at least 5 years in developing real-time embedded systems for signal and image processing and other applications. The prospective candidate must have an excellent understanding of how to design, program, and test such real-time computing systems involving modern processing devices such as microprocessors, controllers, and field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). Specific familiarity with FPGAs (including programming tools) is a necessary skill. Working knowledge of state-of-the-art in VLSI devices is beneficial, as is a good understanding of the experimental research process with these processing systems to collect and process experimental data. Good writing and oral skills for composing technical reports, and preparing and giving presentations are also important. The prospective candidate must be self-motivated, able to set goals, and able to work with minimal supervision. Eligibility for a security clearance is desirable and candidates who can satisfy International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) requirements are preferred. According to U.S. government regulations, ONLY U.S. citizens OR lawful permanent residents (green card) are eligible for ITAR access.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Master’s degree Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of computer system hardware and software design and development, laboratory and test procedures and modern system design methodologies. Related industrial experience highly desirable. Excellent understanding of the fundamental concepts of how computing systems are architected, designed, fabricated, tested, and qualified.