Research Associate, Electronics Hardware

21 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

  1. Develop the electronics hardware for the spacecraft subsystems and payloads
  2. Generate the hardware specifications based on the system requirements and define the interface protocol between subsystems and payloads
  3. Generate test specifications to verify the system operations, and ensure reliability
  4. Perform development and functional testing
  5. Work with team members to ensure the smooth integration of various subsystems
  6. Document all processes and implementation
  7. Manage tasks according to project schedule
  8. Selection and qualification of components for spacecraft applications
    1. Design and evaluate prototypes
    2. Code and debug in embedded C 
  9. PCB design compliant to EMI/EMC requirements
  10. Perform EMI/EMC testing and troubleshooting
  11. Work with the mechanical engineers to define the optimum harnessing requirements and specifications
  12. Work closely with PCB fabrication and assembly vendors


  1. Master degree in Engineering from a reputable university.
  2. 2 or more years of relevant work experience
  3. Fluent verbal and written communication. 
  4. Experience in power electronic circuits and embedded systems
  5. Good understanding in embedded systems and able to program in embedded C
  6. Experience in various interface buses such as CAN, SPI, I2C
  7. Practical hands-on skills (debugging, troubleshooting, soldering, harnessing) to support the hardware development and testing
  8. Team-oriented individual with good inter-personal, reporting and communication skills
  9. Open to fixed-term contract

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Electrical and Computer Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 19037

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