Research Engineer

Employer: Sentek Instrument LLC
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, Research
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 6/13/2017
Closing Date: 8/28/2017
Sentek Instrument LLC
Sentek Instrument LLC is a rapidly growing sensor business located in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. We focus to develop and manufacture unique fiber optic instruments for point or distributed sensing of pressure, temperature, strain and acoustic wave. These breakthrough technologies are aimed to offer new measurement capabilities to enable significant productivity and safety improvement with reduced operation cost in a wide range of industries.
Job Description Job Description:  We are now seeking an individual who has prior experience in winning government R&D funding through various public competition opportunities such as SBIRs, STTRs and BAAs.  Your primary responsibility is to generate research funding from various federal funding agencies based on the platform of a large family of unique optical sensor technologies.  
Position Duties
  • Identify proposal opportunities;
  • Write quality proposals;
  • Manage projects;
  • Build healthy and sustainable relation with sponsors. 
  • B.S. or advanced degree in a science or engineering discipline which may include but is not limited to mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, material science and physics;
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;
  • Quick to pick up knowledge in new fields.
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