Electronics Technical Engineer EP-ESE-ME-2018-129


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Electronics Technical Engineer

As an Electronics Technical Engineer and after a period of intensive training, you will :

  • Take responsibility in collaboration with design engineers, for the design, manufacture and assembly of laboratory-based test systems to characterize ASICs and ASIC-detector assemblies. Advise designers on best practices for optimal integration of ASICs on test boards.
  • Participate in preparation and execution of validation and production tests of ASIC's and ASIC-detector assemblies both on the bench and at a dedicated probe station. Interpret results and propose and develop technical solutions where necessary.
  • Assist with the operation, maintenance and upgrading of dedicated laboratory instruments, probe station, test equipment and general laboratory facilities.
  • Maintain a database of components.
  • Design and procure probe cards and small PCBs for ASICs and ASIC assemblies.
  • Provide technical assistance and logistical support to users of the devices including the setting up and debugging of test systems in labs and in test beam areas.
  • Interface with specialized companies dealing with packaging of integrated circuits and their mounting on front-end modules.

Diploma: Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience in the field of electronics engineering or a related field.


  • Demonstrated experience in the field of electronics, preferably using ASICs
  • Demonstrated experience with design, test and production of electronics boards incorporating ASICs
  • Experience with the use of CAD tools for schematic and layout of printed circuit boards
  • Experience with at least one modern programming language (e.g. C)
  • Experience with at least one popular operating system (e.g. Windows or Linux)
  • Experience in the following fields will be considered as an advantage:
  • Semiconductor sensors
  • Device testing with radiation (sources or X-rays)
  • Wafer testing on probe stations
  • Laboratory data acquisition and test software packages, such as LabVIEW
  • Testing and measurement of analog microelectronic circuits
  • Testing and measurement of digital microelectronic circuits
  • Layout of electronic circuit boards: including chip on board
  • Fabrication of electronic circuit boards
  • Packaging of electronic components


Diversity has been an integral part of CERN's mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization. Employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We welcome applications from all Member States and Associate Member States. (https://home.cern/about/member-states)

Closing date 10.02.2019

Contract type: Limited duration contract (5 years).

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