Microsystems Engineers


Research, design, develop, or test microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices.
Also called: Process Engineer, Product Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Radio Frequency Design Engineer (RF Design Engineer)

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • product and service development
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Dependability

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • FLorida Object Oriented Process Simulator FLOOPS
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
    Development environment software
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • National Instruments LabVIEW

Education:

    master's degree
    bachelor's degree
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