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Microsystems Engineers

What they do:
Research, design, develop, or test microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices.
On the job, you would:
  • Communicate operating characteristics or performance experience to other engineers or designers for training or new product development purposes.
  • Conduct acceptance tests, vendor-qualification protocols, surveys, audits, corrective-action reviews, or performance monitoring of incoming materials or components to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Conduct analyses addressing issues such as failure, reliability, or yield improvement.

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Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Analytical or scientific software
  • Simulation software
  • The MathWorks MATLAB Hot Technology
Computer aided design CAD software Hot Technology
  • Autodesk AutoCAD software
  • PTC Creo Parametric Hot Technology
Development environment software
  • C Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Visual Basic Hot Technology

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$95,900
per year, on average
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