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Control System Specialist 100%

Paul Scherrer-Institut (PSI)

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Control System Specialist 100%


The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research centre for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether PSI employs 1900 people.

For our Swiss Light Source facility (SLS) we are looking for a

Control System Specialist
to coordinate and contribute to the ongoing technical evolution of the machine control system as the facility moves towards SLS 2.0
Your tasks
  • Play an active role in the planning, coordination and technical evolution of the SLS machine control system
  • Support facility users and other specialist groups in their day-to-day work with the machine
  • Provide specialist support for SLS RF and Diagnostics systems
  • Provide specialist support for other SLS systems
  • Integrate new hardware and software components into the existing infrastructure
  • Design and commission new systems based on our latest common technology stack
  • Actively document new and existing technical solutions
Your profile
  • Degree in software engineering, computer science, or natural sciences 
  • Communicative, collaborative, self-motivated and customer-oriented team player
  • At least 5 years work experience in computing and/or software development, preferably on Unix/Linux platforms
  • Experience with particle accelerators or other large scientific facilities
  • Knowledge of the EPICS Toolkit, C, Java, Python, and/or other scripting languages
  • Familiarity with structured methods of working eg using issue tracking and document management systems, version control systems etc.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English and German
  • Good project management skills
We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

For further information please contact Simon Rees, phone +41 56 310 58 25.

Please submit your application online (including addresses of referees) for the position as a Control System Specialist (index no. 8434-00).

Human Resources Management, Sevil Minniti, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland

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