The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2100 people.

Our hardware development team develops and operates electronic measurement, control, and DAQ systems to operate the large-scale research facilities at PSI. To support the electronics hardware upgrade of the Swiss Light Source SLS 2.0 we are looking for an
Electronic Hardware Development Engineer
80 % - 100 %
Your tasks
Collaborating in our team, you develop and expand analog and digital electronic units for measurement and control systems. Your responsibilities include running tests and commissioning the developed systems. You help the CAD support team with component management and electronic simulation models. Sharing your subject-matter insight, you help German- and English-speaking research groups identify suitable electronic solutions.
Your profile
  • You look forward to supporting our team with your know-how in electrical engineering and electronics
  • You enjoy applying your CAD skills to create multilayer PCB designs
  • You have experience with DAQ measurement technology
  • The idea of working on seminal solutions in a diverse and inclusive science and research environment motivates you
We offer
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

This is a fixed-term position. The employment contract will be limited to 4 years.

For further information, please contact Patrick Pollet, phone +41 56 310 32 86.

Please submit your application online for the position as an Electronic Hardware Development Engineer (index no. 8222-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Kevin Steffen, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland