Two computer scientists or electrical engineers (f/m/d) | Scientific data collection systems / data management

Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching

Type of Job

EDV & Informatics

Particle, Plasma and Quantum Physics

Job Code: 22/034

Job offer from September 09, 2022

The Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics as an institute of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science (registered association) is the largest centre for fusion research in Europe with about 1100 employees in Garching near Munich and Greifswald. The scientists are investigating the physical principles for a fusion power plant which - like the sun - generates energy from the fusion of light atomic nuclei. The research is carried out in seven experimental and theoretical projects aimed at developing nuclear fusion into an inexhaustible and safe source of energy for the future.

For the large-scale experiment ASDEX Upgrade in Garching, we are developing solutions for the acquisition, storage and evaluation of data from about one hundred sophisticated physical diagnostics, preferably on Linux computers. The Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics in Garching offers within this division a position for two computer scientists or electrical engineers (f/m/d) with the main focus on Scientific data collection systems or data management

Your tasks

  • Independent strategic conception and further development of the data acquisition framework,
  • Independent further development of the software framework for data processing, storage and evaluation,
  • taking into account scientific and economic aspects

Your profile/Our requirements

  • Completed PhD (U/TU/TH) as an electrical engineer or computer scientist or a related field with a focus on data acquisition or data management or
  • Diploma or Master's degree (FH/TU/TH) in computer science or electrical engineering or a related field and several years of professional experience in data acquisition or data management projects
  • Task-specific experience and knowledge in the areas of measurement technology, real-time applications, driver development, database systems, data mining, Linux, C++ and Python

Your abilities

  • Interest in working in a scientific environment
  • Willingness to work in an international team
  • Ability to present complex scientific-technical issues verbally and in writing in German and English

We offer

  • an interesting job at one of the largest research institutes for fusion research
  • flexible working hours
  • training and further education opportunities
  • company pension scheme
  • family service & childcare facilities on the company premises
  • further social benefits (e.g. capital-forming benefits, discounted public transport tickets and travel allowance)
The position is permanent. The salary is based on the assignment of tasks and qualifications and goes up to pay group 14 according to the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD Bund). The IPP seeks to increase the proportion of employed women in those areas where they are underrepresented and explicitly encourages women to apply for this position. The IPP is committed to employing more disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

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Then we are looking forward to your complete online application until 20.11.2022.
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