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Sensors Systems Prototyping Engineer

Company: Draper
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now

Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact

As a Sensors Systems Prototyping Engineer, you will be exposed to a broad range of technical challenges ranging across application areas from space to medical to defense. In this role you will help develop novel and test novel sensors that combine advanced physics smart processing algorithms. As such, ideal candidates will have experience with signal and image analysis, electronic hardware development, CAD software, and rapid prototyping. The individual must be highly self-motivated and must thrive in a multidisciplinary team environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills are a necessity.


+ Bachelors in mechanical or electrical engineering, or physics

+ Experience with

+ Signal and/or image analysis

+ Rapid prototyping

+ Electronic hardware development

+ CAD software

+ Desire to develop novel technology

+ Hands on experience in the lab

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills are a necessity

Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

** Draper has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Draper employees. This will be a condition of employment to work at Draper.



ID: 2022-6206

External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc

Keywords: Draper, Cambridge , Sensors Systems Prototyping Engineer, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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