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The NSLS-II experimental beam lines utilize motion control systems to manipulate scientific instrumentation and to automate the processes that control experimental data capture. To support these efforts technologists work with scientific staff to implement appropriate controls customized to each beam line. In this position the technologist will be responsible for gathering requirements, implementing motion control systems and tuning those systems to ensure the capabilities of the experimental beam lines are achieved. Additionally the technologist works with other controls group staff members to achieve a highly integrated set of computer based experimental controls.
The technologist is responsible for ensuring the experimental beam line motion systems operate as designed by understanding the requirements and implementing the appropriate solution; and for reporting progress to his/her manager and working in a safe effective manner.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Physics
- Experience with motion controls and instrumentation
- Ability to implement motion control systems
- Ability to work in a team environment.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Motion control, robotics or programming experience.
The selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent upon depth and breadth of relevant knowledge and skills he or she brings to the position, as well as the amount of relevant experience.
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes but is not limited to:
- Medical Plans
- Dental Plans
- Life Insurance
- 401(k) Plan
- Retirement Plan
- On site Child Development Center, Swimming Pool, Weight room Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits.
We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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