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MIT Lincoln Laboratory Specialist - Technical Asst in Lexington, Massachusetts

The Advanced Imager Technology Group performs research and development of imager devices and subsystem-level technology for the DoD and scientific community. The imager efforts include advanced silicon-based and compound semiconductor-based focal-plane technologies for applications such as ground- and space-based surveillance, adaptive optics, and astronomy. These focal planes address special requirements, for example, large-format gigapixel arrays, very-high-speed imagers, time-of-arrival detectors (LADAR receiver), and low-light-level imaging applications. The group's efforts span the range of device and materials development, integrated circuit design and fabrication, custom packaging, detector hybridization, and the development of control and readout electronics for system-level demonstrations.

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The Advanced Imager Technology Group is seeking to hire a Specialist to support ongoing development of compound semiconductor materials and devices. Responsibilities: • Operation of highly technical experimental equipment including but not limited to molecular beam epitaxy growth system and semiconductor metrology equipment • Characterization of semiconductor materials and devices • Routine upkeep and maintenance of laboratory equipment • Collection, organization, and communication of experimental results facilitating laboratory, research, and analytical work under supervision of scientific personnel • Development of knowledge of topics ranging from materials science, physics, electronics, and vacuum technology Required Qualifications: • Associate’s degree in a technical/scientific field • Minimum of three years of relevant experience • Ability to work individually with minimal supervision and collaboratively as part of a team • Excellent organization and communication skills • Ability to move and install experimental equipment weighing up to 40 pounds in a laboratory environment • Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance Preferred Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, physics, materials science, or related field • Experience with laboratory work in an experimental research setting • Knowledge of ultra-high vacuum technology, semiconductor optoelectronic devices, epitaxial growth, and semiconductor metrology techniques including X-ray diffraction, photoluminescence, Hall effect, atomic force microscopy, ellipsometry, scanning electron microscopy, etc. • Experience and skill in troubleshooting electrical and mechanical systems.

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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

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