Engineer - Electronics

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. Low-level RF is used to drive the electromagnetic fields in the accelerating cavities and to ensure the quality of the electron beams. Laser and RF time synchronization will be better than 0.5 picoseconds
  • During the implementation phase of the Variable Energy Gamma-ray System (VEGA), the successful candidate will be involved in the commissioning and testing of the low-level RF system, the electron beam diagnostics devices and the time synchronization system
  • During the operation phase the successful candidate will be in charge of the proper operation, maintenance and development of the Variable Energy Gamma-ray System (VEGA) low-level RF system, the electron beam diagnostics devices and the time synchronization system
  • Main Responsabilities:
    In the implementation phase:
    • The engineers will gather the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure the operation of the infrastructure and of the related equipment. In this context, they will benefit from training provided by the suppliers of the equipment regarding the assembling, testing and commissioning of the equipment. Therefore, the candidates will have to be available to travel and work abroad for a determined period of time
    • Ensuring the best and efficient collaboration and dialogue between the research staff and the suppliers of the respective equipment and various services
    • Ensuring the conformity of the activities with the standards in the field
    • 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 low-level RF system, electron beam diagnostics and sub-picosecond time synchronization system
        • Providing technical support for scientific and engineering activities during the implementation of experimental setups that use High-Brilliance Gamma Beam
        • Participation to the installation of all the electronics equipment and devices related to low-level RF system, electron beam diagnostics and time synchronization system
        • Follow-up and documentation on activities during the installation, commissioning, maintenance
        • Producing technical specifications, drawings and costs estimations; writing and/or reviewing installation, maintenance, coordination procedures
        • Maintenance and exploitation of the low-level RF system, electron beam diagnostics and time synchronization system
        • Contribution to the organization and scheduling of the preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance of the electronics equipment
        • Collaboration with other technical teams to meet the expected goals of the working team, this includes collection of information, reporting and coordination
        Professional background:
        • Bachelor and/or Master Degree in Engineering in Automation/Electronics or related field
        • Experience in industrial electronics technologies and applications; proven record of projects related to production of technical specifications for electronics systems in industrial plants and/or research institutions; proven experience in RF equipment technologies is desirable
        • Operation and maintenance experience, preferably in similar positions in industrial plants and/or research institutions
        • Hands-on experience with hardware is essential
        • Self-motivation to develop the qualification and skills in the field of electronics systems
        • Fluency in English, communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite
        • Availability to travel and perform work stages abroad
        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.
        Applications:
        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 human.resources@eli-np.ro

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