Automation Technical Engineer

  • Salary
  • Contract Type
    5 years
  • Location
    Geneva, Switzerland
  • Hours
    40+ per week

 You will join:

- The Beams Department (BE), which is responsible for beam performance over the complete CERN accelerator chain, from the source to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), and which carries out Research and Development (R&D) activities on the upgrade of the LHC, its injectors and on future accelerators.

- The Industrial Controls and Safety Systems Group (ICS), which develops solutions and provides support for large and medium scale industrial control systems and also promotes their use. The support covers the domains of the experiments, the technical infrastructure and the accelerators.

The Applications Section(link is external) (AP), which develops, implements and maintain protection and process control systems, deployed in the CERN industrial facilities (HVAC, Cooling, Cryogenics, Gas systems). To optimize this task the Section employs industrial control frameworks based on proven industrial technologies: SCADA, PLCs, IPCs. Also the Section is in charge of CERN-wide services as the support of PLCs, SCADA and industrial communication technologies.