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Senior Detector Software Engineer

About this job

Company & location
Diamond Light Source, United Kingdom
Last updated
Feb 28, 2018

Diamond Light Source
Job Reference: 028/18/TH
Full -time / permanent
Division: Physical Science
Salary information: £42,297 to £49,761(Discretionary range to £57,225)

The detector group is in charge of the construction, installation, commissioning, and operation of the detector systems of the beamlines of Diamond. In order to provide the best detectors the group is committed to a number of detector evaluation and development projects.

The availability of a test beamline at Diamond allows the detector group to evaluate the performance of innovating detector technologies and their application to synchrotron X-ray experiments. Close cooperation with the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory enables access to other world-class facilities as well as the interaction with world-leading detector developers.

The successful candidate will join a highly dynamic group working at the cutting edge of detector technology. The main responsibility of the successful candidate will be the maintenance and further development of detector systems from the point of view of the IT equipment that is associated with such systems. In particular the successful candidate will work on the basic control and data acquisition software of the detector systems developed by the detector group.

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Closing date: 15 April 2018.