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Computer Scientist or Electronics Engineer working as a Software Developer at the MicroTCA Technology Lab in Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron - Hamburg

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron
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Beginn as soon as possible
was posted on: 2020-03-19
  • Hamburg
  • international
  • linux
  • implementation
  • algorithms
  • c++
  • python

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DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics. More than 2400 employees work at our two locations Hamburg and Zeuthen in science, technology and administration.

The group MSK develops, builds and operates complex systems for control, synchronisation and feedback used for beam regulation and beam diagnostics at FLASH, PETRA III and the European XFEL, amongst others. The high-end electronics developed for these facilities are made commercially available to external clients in research and industry through the MicroTCA Technology Lab (A Helmholtz Innovation Lab) at DESY.

The position

  • Development of C++ applications on Linux for accelerator control
  • Operation of state-of-the-art FPGA-based high-frequency controls using the MicroTCA.4 standard
  • Implementation and optimisation of control algorithms in close cooperation with engineers and scientists
  • Integration of software components into the control systems of international accelerator facilities
  • Automation and customer-specific adaptation for high-availability operation
  • Requirements

  • University degree in Electrotechnical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent skills and experience level
  • Several years of experience with hardware-related programming
  • Strong background in C/C++ and Linux, ideally experience with C++ 11
  • Several years of experience with the delivery of software projects
  • Experience with large SCADA systems for hardware read-out and control (e.g. EPICS, OPCUA,TANGO)
  • Ideally experience with Python and real-time operations systems
  • Strong team player and excellent communication skills in English
  • This position is limited to 2 years.

    Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations in Germany. Classification is based upon qualifications and assigned duties. Handicapped persons will be given preference to other equally qualified applicants. DESY operates flexible work schemes. DESY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women. Vacant positions at DESY are in general open to part-time-work. During each application procedure DESY will assess whether the post can be filled with part-time employees.

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