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Filter Sensing Technologies Looking for
Electrical/Mechanical Research and Development Team Lead

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Filter Sensing Technologies Inc. (FST) Needs Electrical/Mechanical Research and Development Team Lead  - RF Cafe

Electrical/Mechanical Research and Development Team Lead

Opportunity:  This position seeks an electrical or mechanical engineer to lead R&D projects in the areas of RF-based sensors and vibration systems.  The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in electronics, programming, and prototype development, as well as demonstrated ability to lead projects and small research teams.  Additional mechanical background and experiences are a benefit.  Significant potential exists for career growth in technical and/or business management roles.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and lead prototype development and experimental testing efforts for multiple ongoing company projects
  • Process and analyze experimental data; formulate conclusions based on results to guide product development activities
  • Directly supervise and train technical support staff
  • Assist with preparation/delivery of project reports, customer presentations, and proposals
Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated hands-on and problem-solving skills
  • Design and fabrication of electrical and mechanical prototypes
  • Setup and instrumentation of experimental test systems
  • Proficient in use of Matlab for data analysis
  • Proficient in use of electrical diagnostic equipment
Additional Desired Skills:
The ideal candidate will have expertise in some of these areas and be willing to learn in others:
  • Embedded controller programming
  • Basic LabView programming
  • Familiarity with RF and microwave systems <10 GHz
  • Understanding of vibration testing, analysis, and system design
  • PCB layout, design, and assembly for prototype systems
  • Graduate degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or related field
  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and strong background in required & desired skills also considered
  • Minimum 2-5 years of work experience or academic research in a related technical field
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and meet deadlines
Located 4 miles from downtown Boston, within walking distance of Orange Line subway stop. 
Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to:

About the Company

Filter Sensing Technologies, Inc. is an early-stage, MIT spin-out company, developing advanced sensors, control systems, and related technologies to improve engine efficiency and reduce emissions.  Our customers include global engine and vehicle OEMs, the U.S. Dept. of Energy, the National Science Foundation, and leading universities.  Additional information at:

Contact Information

Filter Sensing Technologies, Inc.
7 Bow Street
Malden, MA  02148





Posted  August 8, 2013

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