Laser Systems Engineer/Physicist - VEGA System

Gamma System Department

    Scope of work:
  • The successful candidate will become a member of the operation, maintenance and development team of the Variable Energy Gamma-ray System (VEGA) and he/she will collaborate with the other technical teams of ELI-NP
  • During the implementation phase of the VEGA System, the successful candidate will be involved in the testing and commissioning of the laser systems associated with the VEGA system
  • During the operational phase, the successful candidate will participate in the operation, maintenance and development of the laser systems of the VEGA system
  • Main Responsabilities:
      In the implementation phase:
    • The successful candidate will gather the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure the operation of the VEGA system and of the related laser equipment. In this context, he/she will benefit from the training provided by the suppliers of the equipment regarding the assembling, testing and commissioning of the equipment
    • The successful candidate will ensure efficient collaboration and dialogue between the implementation team and the suppliers of the respective equipment
    • In the operational phase:
    • Maintaining the performances of the ELI-NP equipment and systems to the desired level
    • Actively participating in the technological development activities performed at ELI-NP
    • Providing the technical support for the experiments
    Main Tasks:
    • Acquiring the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure the proper operation of the VEGA laser systems
    • Providing technical support for scientific and engineering activities during the implementation of experimental setups that use VEGA system
    • Participation to the installation of laser equipment and components related to the VEGA system
    • Producing operational procedures and technical specifications for the laser systems and components
    • Operation and Maintenance of the laser systems related to the VEGA system
    • Contribution to the organization and scheduling of the preventive and corrective maintenance of the laser equipment
    • Collaboration with other technical teams at ELI-NP
    Professional background:
    • University Degree (Physics/Engineering, Automation/Electronics or related fields);
    • Proven experience in working with lasers, optical equipment and devices
    • Knowledge of test and measurement techniques in the field of the laser systems
    • Experience in assembly, troubleshooting, repair, testing and calibration of the laser systems components and devices is desirable
    • Experience in using control systems for lasers is desirable
    • Self-motivation to gather new knowledge in the electronics field in order to be able to troubleshoot and maintain complex opto-electronic equipment
    • Knowledge sharing in order to increase technical skills of colleagues involved in implementation and operations activities
    • Ability to work independently
    • Self-efficient and organized in prioritizing tasks and projects
    • Fluency in English and good interpersonal skills
    Working arrangements/Conditions of employment:
    • Full time position, based in Bucharest - Magurele, Romania .
    • Included: private medical coverage, paid annual leave.
    • Motivating salary, at European level, based on qualifications and experience.
    • The candidate should be available to travel abroad for scientific collaboration at various research infrastructures, for part of their time.
    The applications shall be accompanied by the documents requested in the Rules of Selection for this position.
    The applications shall be sent to the Human Resources Department at