Cornerstone Research Group, Inc. (CRG) is an aerospace and defense company located in Dayton, Ohio. Our multidisciplinary team has successfully tackled our customers most challenging problems with discipline, creativity and flexibility. This has resulted in CRG being recognized as a leader in innovation, in technology commercialization, and in providing a work environment that is deeply rewarding. Our technology portfolio covers a broad range of need with primary emphasis in aerospace, advanced materials, power and energy, medical technology, and sensors. We are seeking scientists and engineers to join our research team. To learn more about us, please visit: www.crgrp.com
CRG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Because of the nature of our work, exclusive U.S. citizenship is required for employment, and employees may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
The candidate will work closely with a team of electrical, mechanical, chemical, aerospace, and materials engineers, as a technical project leader in state-of-the-art research and development (R&D) at CRGs Power and Energy Center in Dayton, Ohio. This will involve understanding customer requirements, developing execution plans, executing to meet project objectives, and measuring progress against cost, schedule and performance requirements. Problem solving is inherently multi-disciplinary and the ability to work within multiple teams simultaneously while pursuing multiple technical objectives is a daily requirement. Strong communication skills are needed for report and proposal writing, internal and external presentations, and daily coordination within the team. The environment is fast-paced, but highly flexible with many exciting problem-solving opportunities and room to define future areas of technical growth for the organization.
Our employees are our most important assets. Our team mentality is key to our success. We value:
We run fast but value work-life balance and flexibility. Our entrepreneurial / intrapreneurial mindset fosters our growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Qualified Candidates will be able to:
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
To perform the job successfully an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Project management: Demonstrate responsibility for quality, cost management, and on-time delivery. At a minimum, applicants will need to manage tasks or specific statements of work within a program. Past experience in the following areas is preferred: government contract management, customer interface, and proposal and grant writing.
Problem Solving: Convert complex problems to discreet solvable action items. Use innovation and creativity to resolve difficult issues. Work independently and within a team.
Analysis: Understand drawings, technical literature, manufacturing processes, system specifications, and other customer requirements. Handle data sets and accurately summarize results for rapid dissemination.
Design: Implement new technology from concept through detailed design with particular emphasis on circuit design and the integration of custom circuits into power system platforms. Refine concepts based on experiments and resulting data analysis. Document specifications enabling others to execute a detailed plan. Communicate concepts effectively to others from technicians through program managers. Demonstrate proficiency in electrical power systems design, PCB design, embedded systems, micro controller software development (C/C++, ect.), communication protocol (SPI, I2C, UART, and CAN) and hardware troubleshooting. Specific experience with any of the following is a plus: battery management systems, power conversion systems, CAN communication.
Lab experience: Provide engineers and technicians with specific tasks, in support of big picture technical objectives. Pay careful attention to detail and maintain creativity. Work independently with little supervision. Use hand tools, power tools, personal protection equipment (PPE), and work in a common, mixed-use space with other users. Specific experience with any of the following is a plus: Battery pack and systems development, high power electronics, hybrid power systems, battery management systems, DC/DC converters, AC/DC converters, DC/AC inverters, circuit design (analog and digital), and electronics assembly.
Cornerstone Research Group, Inc.