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Control System Applications Assistant

Title:  Control System Applications Assistant Date Posted:  11/06/2012
Division:  APS Engineering Support Date Re-posted:  
Requisition:  320075 AES Salary:  
Employment Category:  Regular Pay Cycle:  Monthly
Shift:  8:30 - 5:00 Grade:  RD1
Hours:  40  
Job Description
  Basic Purpose
  Maintain software and hardware for beamline control, data acquisition, and data analysis, for use in beamlines at the Advanced Photon Source. Provide technical support in areas of expertise to APS staff. Candidate will work collaboratively with, or under direction of, APS staff and beamline scientists to implement software and/or hardware solutions for a variety of problems.
  Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Good knowledge and experience with software development in C or C++ under Linux or UNIX operating systems and an ability to work with common Linux/UNIX command shells is required. Good knowledge, experience, or interest in working with real-time motion systems is required. Good communications and interpersonal skills are required.
Some skill or experience analyzing, problem solving, and troubleshooting at the interface between hardware and software, and in operating electronic diagnostics equipment is required. Some knowledge of EPICS is desirable.
A technical foundation in computer science or other scientific or engineering discipline is required. Occasional on-call support may be required and may sometimes work with minimal supervision.
  Minimum Education/Experience Requirements
Bachelor's Degree and 0 years work experience, or Master's Degree and 0 years work experience or their equivalents
Argonne National Laboratory is currently seeking to fill 2 Control System Applications Assistant positions. If your knowledge, skills, and qualifications meet our position's requirements, please apply. Please note: You need to apply only once as all applicants will be considered for one of the 2 openings.

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