Electronic Engineer or Physicist as Hardware Developer (f/m/diverse)

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY - DESY - Helmholtz Association

Hamburg, Germany

Work group:


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts,IT - Computing

Job description:


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 is responsible for the controls, feedback regulations and synchronization of the particle accelerators at DESY. We are an international team of technicians, engineers and scientists who develop, install and operate complex instruments for the European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser. We are looking for a hardware developer (f/m/diverse) to support our team in the area of longitudinal diagnostics for beam-based feedback systems.

The position

Design, commissioning and maintenance of complex electron beam diagnostics based on high frequency techniques and electro-optical methods Advanced development of arrival-time monitors with femtosecond precision: assembly and system testing Documentation of the complex systemsParticipation in accelerator operation at the European XFEL and FLASH


Several years of work experience in the fields of electronic hardware (digital/analog/high frequency) or telecommunication (fiber-optics/signal modulation) Several years of practical experience in design, construction and testing of optical or electronic systems Expertise in functionality and programming of digital hardware (microcontroller, FPGA) is an assetPractical experience in construction and operation of beam diagnostics at particle accelerators is an advantageGood ability to integrate into an international teamVery good command of written and spoken English

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.

Please send your application quoting the reference code MMA001/2019, also by E-Mail toDeutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY Human Resources Department | Code: MMA001/2019 Notkestraße 85 | 22607 Hamburg | 22607 Hamburg Germany Phone: +49 40 8998-3392 Deadline for applications: www.desy.de

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Quote Reference: Helmholtz-MMA001/2019