Systems Engineer
Job Type

SHINE Technologies is seeking a Systems Engineer to guide the end-to-end engineering of our products, including neutron generators, radiography systems, and chemical process equipment. This position works closely with the customer and/or project manager to develop requirements for each project. The Systems Engineer interacts with all disciplines of the design team to guide the development of detailed product designs. This person will possess experience with developing complex electro-mechanical and software systems and be capable of analyzing the tradeoffs of a given system.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific duties and responsibilities of the Systems Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify, analyze, and document Customer Requirements and System Requirements, and allocate to the lower-level system elements with full traceability from stakeholder inputs to product design requirements
  • Work with team to create System Architecture to enable development, manufacturability, serviceability, and reliability
  • Lead cross-functional technical meetings to evaluate design changes and catalogue project risks
  • Regularly meet with customers throughout all phases of a project
  • Understand customer use cases and ensure that they are properly regarded throughout the program
  • Collaborate with design team to define and analyze interfaces between system elements (both internal & external environments)
  • Collaborate with electrical, mechanical, nuclear and software engineers, and scientists in defining and documenting system architecture and design, operational scenarios, and workflows
  • Facilitate resolution of critical system-level issues across the project
  • Drive hazard identification, risk assessment, and risk management activities
  • Guide development of system operating procedures, maintenance procedures, system verification and validation test plans
  • Lead system integration and commissioning project tasks
  • Participate in troubleshooting electro-mechanical systems, including high voltage power supplies, ion sources, accelerators, high vacuums, cooling, and automated control systems
  • Contribute technical best practices across all engineering disciplines
  • Support project planning, scheduling, cost estimating, etc.

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, physics or equivalent technical experience is required, MS/PhD is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a highly technical industry preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with data analysis and modeling tools, such as MATLAB and Python, is preferred
  • Experience with high reliability systems design is preferred
  • Strong technical skills with high voltage, ECR ion sources, automated controls, and vacuum technology are preferred
  • Relevant design experience is preferred
  • Familiarity with requirements management software (such as DOORS, Jama, or Visure) is preferred
  • Travel may be required, including visits to customers and key vendors


Eligibility for employment is conditioned on the applicant’s ability to qualify for access to information subject to U.S. Export Controls. Additionally, applicant’s eligibility may be conditioned based upon meeting the Nuclear Regulatory Commission requirements for access to Safeguards Information, which typically requires a pre-employment drug screen, fingerprinting and criminal background check.

SHINE values diversity in all its forms as a critical component of innovation, which is fundamental to our success. Every member of the SHINE community benefits from the talents and experiences of our peers, from the mutual respect we exercise, and from the responsibility we take for our actions.

SHINE Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Pay Transparency Policy 

Employee Rights Under the NLRA 

Equal Opportunity Employment