Phoenix Nuclear Labs

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Job Title:  Systems Engineer

Department:  Engineering

Reports To:  VP of Operations

Revision Date:  08/15/2017


NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Position Overview:

We are looking for experienced Systems Engineers to guide the end-to-end engineering of our products, including neutron generators, radiography systems, and ion implanters.  This position works closely with the customer and/or project manager to develop requirements for each project.  The Systems Engineer designs system architectures and performs the necessary modeling to evaluate the behavior of a given design.  This position interacts with all disciplines to guide the development of detail product designs.  The ideal candidate will possess experience with developing complex electro-mechanical and software systems, and be capable of analyzing the tradeoffs of a given system.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop stakeholder through product design requirements with full traceability
  • Participate in troubleshooting of electro-mechanical systems, including high voltage power supplies, ion sources, accelerators, and automated control systems
  • Guide development of system verification and validation test plans
  • Contribute technical best practices across all engineering disciplines



  • BS in a related Engineering discipline or equivalent technical experience is required, MS is preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in Electrical, Mechanical, Controls, or Systems Engineering
  • Proficiency with data analysis and modeling tools, such as Matlab and Python, is preferred
  • Experience with high reliability systems design is preferred
  • Strong technical skills with high voltage, ECR ion sources, and automated controls are preferred
  • Relevant design experience is preferred