June 26, 2012



Google donates $300K to OSU

Google Inc. has made another donation to support Oregon State University's open source lab. In the latest round, Google has given $300,000 to support the lab's effort to provide hosting services to the open source community. Including the latest gift, the technology giant has donated nearly $1.9 million to the lab. Portland Business Journal

Former Anoka resident wins engineering award

Former Anoka resident Patrick O’Donoghue and two other design team members won the People’s Choice Award at the Oregon State University 13th annual Engineering Expo for their Tesla coil and plasma speaker sound system presentation. O’Donoghue joined with students Ratanak So and Daniel Shattuck to make music using Tesla coils and plasma speakers for their senior project. ABC Newspapers (Minnesota)


Starting tech salaries

If you're hunting a job in technology, the tech employer comparison website Payscale can offer some insights into salaries and workplace environments. See what the top 10 employers are offering. Portland Business Journal


Future Faculty Workshop

Rice University is hosting a workshop targeted to underrepresented graduate students and post-docs in Science, Engineering, and Psychology who are interested in pursuing an academic career. The Future Faculty Workshop, (formerly the Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position Workshop), to be held September 10-11, 2012, is designed to provide participants hands-on experience to enhance their knowledge of and ability to find the right faculty position. In addition to the topics covered in panel discussions, the participants will get to spend a day with individual Rice departments and faculty members. Travel expenses (flight or mileage), meals, and lodging costs will be provided for the workshop participants. Applications are due July 30. Details


Tuesday, June 26, 3:00-4:00pm, Burt 193. “Applications of Acoustic Ambient Noise for Ocean Sensing” presented by Martin Siderius, Portland State Univ. Details


Recent job postings on Beaver JobNet

Students must apply through Beaver JobNet to access/apply for the postings. Using their onid accounts, students/alums can log in here: https://oregonstate-csm.symplicity.com/students/. Any issues with Beaver JobNet, contact Cheryl.L.Herring@oregonstate.edu.

Fujimi Corporation, a leading abrasives manufacturer in Tualatin, is looking for an Electrical Engineering college student at the Junior level to perform arc flash calculations in accordance with NFPA 70E requirements. Intern will use a software program to input data, perform the calculations and label the breaker boxes, and associated points. Position will work closely with the Maintenance Supervisor and also with onsite Electrical contractor. Details

IT Business Analyst, National Frozen Foods. National Frozen Foods Corp. is seeking a highly motivated individual to support our plant operations. This individual must be a highly effective communicator (both verbal and written) and possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. A service-oriented attitude with the ability to multi-task, organize and re-reprioritize work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment are essential traits. The prospective candidate is a self-starter, performing day-to-day tasks with minimal supervision but working effectively with immediate and other team members. Details

Fault Isolation/ Failure Analysis Engineer, Intel. Play critical role in Intel’s industry leading next-generation process technology development by Fault Isolation and Failure Analysis (FI/FA) of fails in leading edge microprocessors to isolate defects induced either because of process development experiments or process excursion. Interface with Portland Technology Development (PTD) Yield Engineers to understand the distribution and relative importance of various microprocessor fails, perform FI/FA on fails to isolate defects on die using a variety of test and characterization techniques including laser and IR based probing as well as nanoprobing, and interface with PTD Failure Analysis Engineers to visualize the defects, so PTD Integration Engineers can drive the reduction of the defects in the process. Develop and enable high volume FI/FA of leading edge microprocessors by driving the insertion of next generation design for manufacturing and testing (DFx) circuitry into future microprocessor designs and related test content and collateral development. Details

CampusPoint New Jobs
  • Solutions Engineer | Beaverton
  • .NET Developer | Portland
  • Programmer I | Portland
  • LAMP Developer | Beaverton
  • Computer Science Intern |Vancouver

Jobs listed through LinkedIn (these are just a few of the hundreds of jobs listed)

Don’t forget to check out the AfterCollege job site, tailored especially for our EECS students. Sample jobs:

  • Compucom | Business Analyst (Cornelius, OR); Systems Developer-C/C++, COM (Redmond, WA); Mobile Software Engineer (Redmond, WA)
  • Next Step Systems | Software Development Engineer - Test (Seattle, WA)
  • Charter Global Inc. | .Net Web Developer_VB309 (Seattle, WA)
  • Compucom | Applications Developer.NET, C#, ASP (Seattle, WA); Applications Developer.NET, C#, ASP (Seattle, WA)
  • GenuineIT LLC | QA Tester (Vancouver, WA); QA Tester (Vancouver, WA)
  • Qanalysts | Oracle DBA (Lake Oswego, OR)
  • Mavensoft Tech | Embedded Developer (Hillsboro, OR); Senior Multimedia Test Developer (Hillsboro, OR); Data Analyst (PL/SQL, T-SQL, Oracle) (Folsom, CA); Senior Signal Integrity Engineer (Hspice, Simulation) (Folsom, CA); .NET Developer (C#, SQL) (Folsom, CA); Firmware Linux Developer (Makefiles, Python) (Hillsboro, OR)
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital | PeopleSoft Developer (Palo Alto, CA); Application Security Analyst (Palo Alto, CA); Epic Cache Database Administrator (Palo Alto, CA); Web Applications Developer (Palo Alto, CA)


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