Senior Control Systems Engineer at ELI Beamlines, Dolní Břežany, Czech Republic

ELI Beamlines has an open position available for a Senior Control Systems Engineer

Job description:

  • designing and implementing control systems for large experimental physics facility based on high energy, high peak power laser systems
  • implementing process control, machine safety systems, data acquisition, processing, data analysis as part of a larger team
  • creating system overview diagrams for control systems based on stakeholder inputs using the internal development processes and standard templates
  • drawing of electrical wiring diagrams and P&I diagrams for control system installations
  • contribute to the development and maintenance of facility-wide standards for control system installations, especially regarding electrical installations and processes, documentation and hardware selection
  • provide expert support of the daily operation of the facility, response to system outages, and contributions to commissioning and maintenance activities


  • university degree in technical field or natural sciences (PhD preferred)
  • proven experience in design and development of complex technological systems (research infrastructures preferably)
  • minimum 3 years of experience with control systems development
  • excellent command of English


  • familiarity with photonics industry
  • experience in cooperation with industry sector
  • experience in tender preparation
  • experience in CS software development for PC, real-time and FPGA/embedded platforms
  • Rf, safety systems …
  • past experience in development of custom electronics
  • basic knowledge of vacuum systems, cryogenic plant, gas handling and water systems

We offer:

  • opportunity to work in this unique international scientific institution
  • competitive and motivating salary
  • flexible working hours
  • good working environment
  • career growth, professional education
  • meal allowance, pension contribution
  • 5 weeks of holidays and 6 days of personal leave
  • support of leisure time activities

Applications, containing CV, cover letter, contacts of references, and any other material the candidate considers relevant, should be sent to Mrs. Jana Ženíšková, HR Senior Specialist ( Please include the following text in your cover letter, to allow us to process your personal details:

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