Test and Maintenance Technical Engineer (SY-EPC-OMS-2021-101-LD)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Sep 2021


Are you a talented electronics technical engineer, passionate about test equipment development and maintenance? Do you have experience with electronics board testing? Are you comfortable in a collaborative environment aiming to improve quality and processes? CERN, take part!

You will join the Accelerator Systems Department  (SY), which is responsible for the beam-related technical systems of the CERN accelerators. The SY teams design, build and operate equipment systems in all CERN accelerators, and are engaged in ambitious forward-looking R&D programmes.

You will be working within the Electrical Power Converter Group (SY-EPC) , responsible for the power converters for the whole CERN accelerator complex, and the Operation Maintenance Support Section  (EPC-OMS), whose members participate in the production, operation and maintenance of all the electrical power systems managed by the Group.


As a Test and Maintenance Technical Engineer, you will work in collaboration with the designers of the Group in charge of the design of the electronics boards and the responsible of maintenance activities.

You will:

  • Define, in collaboration with the design team, the strategy for the repair of the electronics boards of the Group;
  • Analyse the failure modes and give feedback to the design team to drive future designs;
  • Participate in the evaluation of new electronics board designs to improve the troubleshooting capability helping in the repair process;
  • Participate in the specification, development and management of test equipment for reception test and troubleshooting of electronic boards;
  • Ensure proper documentation of equipment and process updates;
  • Coordinate the team in charge of repair and troubleshooting activities for electronic equipments and participate in activities related to planning and priority definition.

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