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Michigan State University Staff Engineer/Engineer in East Lansing, Michigan

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:Facility For Rare Isotope Beams

Department:Facility For Rare Isotope Beams 10049299

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:East Lansing

Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Engineers/Architects, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Software Controls Engineer

Position Summary

The Software Controls Engineer will design, develop, deploy, and support the FRIB EPICS-based control system; function as architect and main developer for high level applications to support accelerator operations and experimental systems; integrate advanced hardware systems and architectures to support artificial intelligence and machine learning functionalities in accelerator operations and experimental science.

Analyzes subsystem requirement, proposes technical solution, implements the end to end solution, hands over to operation, and provides continuous support. Architect an integrated high-level application environment; lead the development effort to provide seamless integration between low-level EPICS controls and high-level applications based on Python, C/C++, Java.

  • Analyze subsystem requirement, determine the technical solution, implement the end to end solution and hand over to operation, provides continuous support

  • Design, implement, and standardize high level applications to support beam commissioning and operation

  • Design, implement, and manage database solutions for FRIB operations

  • Interface with operations, commissioning team, and hardware groups to provide prompt support

  • Assist with integration of various hardware devices to be compliant with FRIB standards

  • Collaborate with EPICS community to maintain and improve controls infrastructure

  • Execute work to meet milestones and performance objectives (cost, scope and schedule)

  • Execute work according to approved work control plans

  • Stop work when discrepant conditions are encountered and inform line management

  • Perform work with quality and in safe manner

  • Create and implement new complex systems and progressive science and technology

  • Assure completion of work to achieve milestones and goals

  • Collaborate with leaders to build a success-orientated culture

  • Maintain lab-wide policies, procedures and standards

  • Develop project and/or elements of systems work scope, cost, and schedule

  • Manage and prioritize resources and equipment allocation for projects and/or systems

  • Execute work to meet project objectives

  • Identify new initiatives

  • Supervise work of specialty teams and/or groups

  • Serve as Responsible Person for Export Control Access Control Plan

  • Excellent communication skills to present approaches, plans and findings both verbally and through written reports to peers, management and external stakeholders

  • Participate in and supervise the design, fabrication, assembly, testing and operation of advanced instrumentation systems supporting the goals of the Laboratory's research programs

  • Reports to group leader or department manager

  • Interfaces with team members, group leaders, project leaders, subject matter experts and suppliers

  • Interfaces with installation technician and test technician

Required Degree

Masters

Minimum Requirements

Staff Engineer:

  • Master’s degree and 5+ years of experience in related industry; or equivalent combination of education, experience, and publications

  • Excellent understanding of distributed control system software and hardware

  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++, Python, Java

  • Familiarity with Linux operating systems like Debian

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deploy software applications within a distributed control system environment

  • Ability to work with export controlled technologies

Engineer:

  • Master’s degree and 2+ years of experience in related industry; or equivalent combination of education, experience, and publications

  • Excellent understanding of distributed control system software and hardware

  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++, Python, Java

  • Familiarity with Linux operating systems like Debian

  • Ability to work with export controlled technologies

Required Application Materials

CV

Cover Letter

Review of Applications Begins On

03/13/2020

Website

www.frib.msu.edu

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised:Feb 21, 2020Eastern Standard Time

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