Website CNPEM Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)

The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) is commissioning the fourth-generation electron storage ring Sirius, a worldwide state-of-the-art accelerator complex dedicated to produce high brightness X-ray beams. LNLS is a pioneer synchrotron light laboratory in Brazil and has a long history of designing, constructing, commissioning and operating a synchrotron light facility to provide multi-disciplinary experimental stations for external users.

To work in the Advanced Controls Group (GCA) at CNPEM.

Main Activities

Manage and participate in group activities, including:

  • Develop, specify, enhance and maintain scientific instrumentation currently focused on electron beam and photon diagnostic of Sirius accelerators;
  • Develop, specify, enhance and maintain industrial instrumentation based on robotic, interlocking and mechatronic systems, including precision handling systems (with step motors and servos);
  • Develop, specify, enhance and maintain control and calibration loops of sensors/actuators for industrial and scientific plants inside and outside CNPEM;
  • Develop, specify, enhance and maintain high-speed electronic systems based on FPGA logic.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Control and Automation Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical, Computing, Physics or related areas.

Desirable Post-Graduation in the area.

Solid experience in one or more items below:

  • Project management and/or agile software development;
  • PLCs;
  • Embedded systems;
  • FPGA Programming;
  • Team management.
  • Advanced English.

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