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Draper Radiation Effects Design and Modeling Engineer in Odon, Indiana

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now

Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact

This position will be located in Draper Odon, IN office. The engineer will lead the design, modeling, and test of complex multi-physics devices and systems. A key focus will be on radiation effects in semi-conductor electronics. The candidate should be able to lead multi-disciplinary engineering teams that develop and verify the performance of such systems with a broad understanding of the relevant physics. In addition, the candidate should have an interest in a wide variety of other areas such as electro-optics, RF, and MEMS components and systems.

The ideal candidate will have a MS or PhD degree in nuclear engineering, electrical engineering, physics, materials science, or related field with a minimum of 7 years of experience. Desired skills include:

  • Experience with developing and testing complex microelectronic devices

  • Radiation testing and hardening experience is highly desired but not required

  • Ability to model multi-physics devices and systems using TCAD, SPICE, Comsol or similar tools

  • Experience or desire to lead R&D teams

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with proposal writing experience a plus

  • Interest in developing a broad array of novel multi-physics devices and systems

Security Requirement

Active Secret Clearance is required.

ID: 2020-4663

External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc