LabVIEW Software Developer

ELI Beamlines

  • Czech Republic
  • £Attractive
  • Research facilities

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ELI Beamlines research centre in Dolní Břežany is part of pan-European infrastructure ELI (Extreme Light Infrastructure) representing a unique tool of support of scientific excellence in Europe by making available its capacities to the best scientific teams across the world. The aim of ELI Beamlines is to establish the most intensive laser system in the world and to operate it on a long-term basis. Due to ultra-high performances of 10 PW (1 petawatt = 
1,000,000,000,000,000 watts) and concentrated intensities of up to 1024 W/cm2, we can offer our users a unique source of radiation and beams of accelerated particles. The so called beamlines will enable groundbraking research in the area of physics and science dealing with materials, but also in biomedicine and laboratory astrophysics and many other fields. ELI Beamlines is part of the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, and it was open in 2015. 

The Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences is a holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award. It is awarded by the European Commission to institutions which put significant effort into improving their HR strategy and ensuring professional and ethical working conditions. 
For the development, delivery and support of the laser control systems, we invite applications for a new group member:
LabVIEW Software Developer
The suitable candidate will be responsible for:
  • assisting with the development, delivery and support of the laser control systems at ELI Beamlines
  • developing LabVIEW software for real-time and FPGA/embedded platforms to interface a wide range of sensors, instrumentation and infrastructure using software frameworks and libraries developed by the laser control system
  • studying current techniques and developments in laser control systems ranging from high performance laser diagnostics to high reliability safety systems
  • supporting the daily operation of laser development laboratory, applying bug fixes and feature requests and responding to laser operator requirements
  • university degree with a focus on one or more of the following disciplines: electronic engineering, software engineering, mechatronics, automation, computer science, applied physics or mathematics
  • practical experience of LabVIEW software development, e.g., from a major project or dissertation/thesis work
  • excellent working knowledge of English, verbal and written
  • at least one of the following would be also desirable:
    • LabVIEW qualifications such as CLAD and CLD
    • experience working in an experimental research facility
    • experience with lasers and laser diagnostics
We offer:
  • the opportunity to participate in this unique scientific project
  • competitive and motivating salary
  • flexible working hours
  • nice working environment
  • career growth
  • lunch vouchers, pension contribution and 5 sick days
  • support of leisure time activities
Applications, containing CV, cover letter, contacts of references, and any other material the candidate considers relevant, should be sent to Mrs. Jana Ženíšková, HR specialist (jana.zeniskova@eli-beams.eu, +420 - 601560322).
Information regarding the personal data processing and access to the personal data at the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences can be found on: https://www.fzu.cz/en/processing-of-personal-data

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