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Draper Senior Radiation Memory Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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

In this position you will work closely with multi-disciplinary teams evaluating memory technology for high reliability applications, particularly radiation hardened designs. As a senior member of the Harsh Environments Electronics Group, you will perform trades and develop plans for proving out memory technology. The ability to interface with memory vendors and external stakeholders will be critical to success in this position. An understanding and experience testing memory in a radiation environment is also a requirement of this position.

Required Qualifications:

  • BSEE and 9+ years of experience or MSEE degree and 7+ years of experience.

  • Experience developing and implementing memory tests in a rad hard environment.

  • Knowledge of the existing memory technologies and vendors.

  • Radiation hardened and high reliability electronics design experience.

  • System modeling and analysis experience using MATLAB, Simulink, or other comparable tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Risk management and understanding of supply chain issues

  • Experience in design for harsh environments as embodied in common commercial and military standards (e.g. RTCA/DO-160, MIL-STD-810, etc.).

Security Clearance Required:

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

Remote Work:

This position will be a Hybrid between remote and in lab work. The ability to be in Cambridge as needed is required.



ID: 2022-6693

External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc