The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute 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 2100 people.
In order to complete our electronic development team with focus on electronic measurement systems for large research facilities, we are looking for a
RF Development Engineer
m / f
You are looking for the challenge to work in a dynamic research environment and a versatile hardware development team. Through your expertise in RF circuit design, you are part of the «High Frequency-Coreteam» in the group «Hardware Development». As an expert, you are responsible for:
• Design and construction of RF electronic measurement systems for accelerator based applications
• Development and optimization of analog and mixed-signal circuits as well as fast digital data acquisition systems up to 12GS/s
• On-site commissioning of electronic systems
• Conception and consulting of existing and new RF measurement and control systems for accelerator systems
You have a degree in electrical engineering or a comparable qualification, preferably, with a PhD degree. You also have in-depth experience in designing analog, RF and mixed-signal systems. As a proactive, open personality, dealing with different contacts in different groups is easy for you and you are comfortable in a heterogeneous environment. Good German and English skills complete your profile. Ideally, you already have experience with large accelerator facilities. We would particularly like to encourage women to apply.
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.
Paul Scherrer Institut
Human Resources Management,
5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland,
For further information, please contact Mr Patrick Pollet, phone +41 56 310 32 86.
Please submit your application online by 31 March 2020
for the position as a RF Development Engineer (index no. 8242-00).