Temporary Accelerator Control System Engineer - 4 years

4 years


As the Control System Engineer you will have the following main responsibilities within the Accelerator Group:

  • Coordinate the development of the Accelerator Control System: architecture, specifications, implementation, validation, tests and commissioning, maintenance;

  • define and manage the interfaces between the control system components and accelerator components;

  • participate in the design of the accelerator low and high level controls;

  • perform EPICS and PLC integration of components;

  • build and lead relationships with adequate industrial and research partners in the specific accelerator community.

This position is based in Louvain-la-Neuve!

Vereiste kwalificaties

  • Master’s degree in (engineering) sciences with an accent on applied physics, computer sciences or electronics / automation;

  • engineering background (industrial or research) in an R&D environment;

  • experience with Unix / Linux operating systems;

  • experience with programming (C / C++ / Java) and scripting languages (e.g. Python);

  • experience with industrial communication buses (e.g. Profibus, Profinet, EtherCAT, others) is an asset;

  • knowledge of distributed control system architecture and design;

  • willing to acquire knowledge on specific particle accelerator control issues;

  • experience with one or several of the following items are assets:

    • EPICS

    • PLC programming

    • Microcontroller/FPGA programming

    • LabView

  • able to create high quality technical documentation;

  • good communication, coordination and reporting skills and good interpersonal skills;

  • able to organize work autonomously;

  • given the international environment you have excellent communication skills in English, knowledge of French and Dutch is an advantage;

  • willing to travel (up to 15%), periods of one to two weeks leave are possible.


Indien u vragen heeft, contacteer

Belmans Evi
+32 (0)14 33 25 82