Research, design, develop, or test microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices.
Other Job Titles Microsystems Engineers May Have
Control Systems Engineer, MEMS Integration Engineer (Microelectrical Mechanical Integration Engineer), Microsystems Engineer, Process Engineer, Product Design Engineer, Project Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Radio Frequency Design Engineer (RF Design Engineer), System Engineer, Systems Engineer
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Create schematics and physical layouts of integrated microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) components or packaged assemblies consistent with process, functional, or package constraints.
Investigate characteristics such as cost, performance, or process capability of potential microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device designs, using simulation or modeling software.
Create or maintain formal engineering documents, such as schematics, bills of materials, components or materials specifications, or packaging requirements.
Conduct analyses addressing issues such as failure, reliability, or yield improvement.
Plan or schedule engineering research or development projects involving microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology.
Level of Education Attained by Microsystems Engineers
Most common level of education among people in this career: Bachelor's degree (50%)
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