Senior Prognostics Health Management Engineer [5446BR]

Golisano Institute for Sustainability

Senior Prognostics Health Management Engineer


Golisano Institute for Sustainability


Detailed Job Description

GIS conducts applied research in the area of sustainable manufacturing, and also provides technical assistance in a wide variety of areas to industry. We are looking for an engineer or scientist with a strong experimental and analytical background to support existing research programs in prognostics and health management (PHM), and data analytics. Our two primary application areas are transportation systems, including DoD systems, manufacturing equipment and processes, and embedded product monitoring. In our work environment, researchers work in multi-disciplinary teams on a wide variety of different types of products and technologies, work with undergraduate and graduate students, and are engaged in collaborative research with leading companies. The ideal candidate will have worked in the development of PHM systems in industry or government positions, or completed Masters or PhD level research focused on PHM technologies.

Main responsibilities:

Develop models and algorithms to assess the condition of electro-mechanical systems. The candidate should be comfortable with empirical lab or field work, ass well as with simulation and modeling tools in their educational domain area.
Prepare and present/publish research technical results.
Conduct and manage research and develop projects focused on PHM or data analytics in a variety of different application areas.
Analyze the function and performance of electro-mechanical systems including failure modes.
Interface with customers and support development of proposals for external funding.

Department/College Description

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) is a global leader in sustainability education and research. We partner with business and government sponsors to solve complex, systemic problems. Much of our work aims to make industry more sustainable. To do this, we use innovative approaches and technologies to minimize the use of materials and energy while maximizing outcomes. Our expertise, combined with our state-of-the-art research facilities, allows our partners to gain new insights, fuel innovation, and move forward.

GIS draws upon the skills of more than 100 full-time engineers, technicians, research faculty, and sponsored students. We are home to six dynamic research centers that operate nearly 225,000 square feet of industrial infrastructure for modeling, testing, and prototyping. The mix of talent, experience, and technical capabilities that we bring to every project is unparalleled.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Minimum 2 years of professional or academic experience in development of PHM technologies or data analytics solutions

Specialized skills:

Requirements include demonstrated ability to perform primary responsibilities, and:

Analytical ability to solve challenging design/development problems
Experience with analytical modeling tools such as Python and Matlab
Strong organization and motivational skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred skills:

Minimum 2 years of work experience, or completed MS or PHD research focused on PHM technologies or data analytics
MS or PhD degree
Demonstrated ability to conduct applied research
Greater than 2 years of directly related work experience
Familiarity with machine learning technologies and tools

Required Minimum Education Level


Wage Band


Employment Category


Required Application Documents

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume

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Additional Details

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