08. June 2016 - Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Software Engineer (M/F)
ILL: Software Engineer (M/F)
08. June 2016 - Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Software Engineer (M/F)
ILL: Software Engineer (M/F)
Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)

Grenoble, France

Description of Institution

The Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), situated in Grenoble, France, and founded by France, Germany and the United Kingdom, is Europe’s leading research facility for fundamental research using neutrons. The ILL operates the brightest neutron source in the world, reliably delivering intense neutron beams to 40 unique scientific instruments. The Institute welcomes over 2000 visiting scientists per year to carry out world-class research in solid-state physics, crystallography, soft matter, biology, chemistry and fundamental physics.

Job description

As a member of the team of engineers responsible for the development of the NOMAD instrument control system in use at the ILL, you will be responsible for:

  • Upgrading and maintaining the software, with special emphasis on the graphical user interface (GUI)
  • Developing real-time data visualisation and the tools associated with data handling
  • Deploying the software on a number of scientific instruments and contributing to technical specifications.

After an appropriate period of training, you will join the software support team.

Generous company benefits (expatriation allowance), relocation assistance and language courses may be offered (for more information, please consult our employment conditions).

Requested Profile

Qualifications and experience:
You have a Master’s degree (or equivalent qualification) in Computer Science and solid experience in object-oriented programming, with specific skills in C++ and Java.
You have a good knowledge of all modern version control tools.
You are accustomed to writing software for industrial applications.
A proven “hands-on” attitude would be an asset.

Language skills:
As an international research centre, we are particularly keen to ensure that we also attract applicants from outside France. You must have a sound knowledge of English and be willing to learn French (a language course will be paid for by the ILL). Knowledge of German would be an advantage.

This post is a permanent position.
Medical fitness for work under ionising radiation is required.

How to Apply

Please submit your application on line, no later than 12.06.2016, via our website: www.ill.eu/careers (vacancy reference: 16/31).

We care about Equal Opportunity and Diversity; therefore we encourage both men and women with relevant qualifications to apply.
Further information on www.ill.eu.

12. June 2016
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