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Astranis is going to get the next four billion people online by building next-generation telecommunications satellites, and they need your help. They're hiring a Senior Power Electronics Engineer and a Senior Avionics Engineer to join their 60-person, San Francisco-based team of world-class engineers from SpaceX, Qualcomm, Google, Apple, Boeing, NASA, and more. Prior space experience is not necessary, but you have to be comfortable getting your hands dirty with real hardware.

The Computer Engineering Department at San Jose State University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor positions, to start in Fall 2020. Ph.D. in Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related engineering field required. For more information, see Apply before January 6, 2020 at

The Computer Engineering Department at San Jose State University is also searching for qualified part-time lecturers to teach in both BS and MS degree programs in Computer Engineering and Software Engineering. For more information, see SJSU Lecture positions.


Your LinkedIn profile should be updated or tinkered with on a weekly basis if you want HR people to find you on a search. Add a comma, take out a space, whatever, just make a change and save it to trigger your resume to come up on a search as someone actively looking for work.

Highlight your accomplishments on your resume; don't just list the tasks you did at previous jobs. For instance, you need to say things like "Reduced production time by 30% by improving the flow on the manufacturing line." Quantify your accomplishments and how it helped the bottom line for the company.

Never turn down an interview, even if it is not a good fit, as it is an opportunity to network with someone who may know of another opportunity which is a better fit. Always be on the lookout for networking opportunities, as most jobs are found through networking.

When you do have an interview, and they ask what you weakness is, highlight what you did to overcome this weakness so it is now a positive, and demonstrate that you are willing to make necessary changes to enhance your own skillset, for the benefit of the company. People listen most to the first bit of what you say, and the last, and the middle section receives least attention. Structure your responses accordingly.


If you are currently unemployed and wish to seek employment in the eGrid, please email me your name, the work you are looking for (in a few words), your email address, and LinkedIn contact info. There is no charge for this service.

Nanomaterials scientist/chemist with more than 8 years of experience on the development and characterization of functional nanomaterials/nanocomposites (0D, 1D, 2D, and 3D) using innovative strategies; seeking R&D position in the development/applications of new materials/nanomaterials in the Bay Area, Taha Rostamzadeh

Joseph Fong, seeking product marketing, project management, or systems engineering opportunities. Experience in Pre Sales Engineering, Systems Consulting, Architect, Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Compute, Networking, Storage, Virtualization, VMware, Containers, Kubernetes, Orchestration, Serverless, MicroServices, Big Data, Business Intelligence, ETL, Linux, Windows, Redhat, Mobile, Security, SD WAN, NFV, Cisco, Telecommunications, 4G, 5G, client endpoint computing, People management, team building, specializing in AI and ML technologies

Seeking internship in the area of nanoparticles for breast cancer cell research. Currently doing research in this area with Professor Folarin Erogbogbo at SJSU. Pavitra Jain

Experienced materials scientist with expertise in device processing, micro-fabrication techniques, materials characterization and device applications of nanomaterials; carbon based nanomaterials and their hybrid systems; seeking R&D and materials engineering position in any location, Vasuda Bhatia, PhD

Developer & Cloud DevOPS w/ 11 years Unix/Linux, 6 years Colloidal & Surface Chemistry, developing prototype MESH drone swam for pollution/bacteria & virus monitoring, Joschka-Joseph Anderso,

Senior Engineer / Manager with BSME & MBA, former entrepreneur with electro mechanical expertise seeking contract work with options for outside sub-contract services in Contract Manufacturing / QA Engineer with start up or established firms. Familiar with ISO Stds etc. Also have a wide array of expertise across technical marketing as well as offshore sub-contract mechanical engineering design services. Sri Seelin,, 408-307-9086