Why Work at BNL? Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.
The mission of the Collider-Accelerator Department (C-AD) is to operate, maintain, improve, and upgrade the suite of electron, proton, and heavy ion accelerators used to carry out a program of accelerator-based experiments at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). To support this program, the C-AD must design, fabricate, assemble, test, install, and operate unique research equipment to generate, transport, transfer, accelerate, focus, track, collide, and absorb high intensity particle beams up to energies of 250 GeV. This includes a combination of custom designed and fabricated devices and vendor produced components developed by a collaboration of the C-AD scientific, engineering, and technical staff. The C-AD supports an international user community of over 1,500 scientists. The C-AD performs all these functions in an environmentally-responsible and safe manner, under a rigorous conduct of operations approach.
If you are energetic and interested in an exciting career developing cutting edge beam instrumentation systems in support of the existing collider-accelerator facility and the future electron-ion collider (EIC) to be constructed at Brookhaven over the next ten years, then this is the job for you. The Collider Accelerator Department has an opening for an Electrical Engineer in the Instrumentation Group to design, develop, integrate, commission and support the operation of complex beam instrumentation systems.
In this position the candidate will contribute to the development of complete system solutions to satisfy the physics and operational needs of these complicated machines. Developments may include analog and digital electronic designs, schematic and PCB layouts, feedback control systems, ADCs (Analog-Digital Converter), DACs (Digital-Analog Converter), simulations, RF front end designs, analog and digital filters, gate arrays, VHDL coding, software development and documentation. The candidate will collaborate with multidisciplinary personnel, including accelerator physicists, operators, technicians and other engineers. This position has a high level of interaction with an international and multicultural scientific community.
If you possess solid electronic engineering skills and you have a thirst for solving difficult engineering problems, we would be happy to train you in the exciting field of accelerators.
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or closely related field
Minimum of seven years full time relevant experience
Knowledge of analog and digital electronic circuits and troubleshooting experience to the component level
Experience with electronic test equipment, function generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers and multi-meters
Experience with analog design simulation tools
Clear and concise written and verbal communication and good interpersonal skills are required to interact with a diverse group of scientists and technical staff
Ability to support a team with diverse skills and talents during all phases of design, construction, testing, repair and upgrade of existing equipment and operations support
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
MS degree in electrical engineering
Prior experience with particle beam current and charge monitoring, transverse profile and position measurement and tune meter systems
Experience with RF and analog circuit design, amplifiers, gated integrators, digitizers and digital signal processing
Experience with MATLAB, LabVIEW
Experience with computer programming languages such as C/C++, Perl, Python
Knowledge of FPGAs and VHDL
Knowledge of Linux operating system and Microsoft Office applications
Environmental, Health, and Safety Considerations:
Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
Must be able to work at heights of up to five (5) feet
Must have valid driver's license
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:
Paid Parental Leave
Swimming Pool, Weight Room, Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are 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. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.