Join our team
European XFEL is an international non-profit company located in the Hamburg
area in Germany. It operates a 3.4 km-long X-ray laser, which produces X-rays
of unique quality for studies in physics, chemistry, the life sciences,
materials research and other disciplines. The diverse scientific facilities at
European XFEL enable scientists from across the globe to carry out a wide
range of experimental techniques.
Within our Electronic & Electrical Engineering group we are looking for a
FPGA Engineer (f/m/d)
The position is for implementation of Machine Learning algorithms with FPGA
platform as the target, offering an opportunity to dive into state of the art
computation and analysis topics while working in a facility that is at the
forefront of scientific research.
Your main tasks will be :
investigation of platforms and solutions related to FPGA based scientific
data reduction and machine learning
evaluation of different data reduction related approaches in collaboration
with software developers and scientists
design, simulation and integration of online processing algorithms for
image detectors and digitizer data
collaboration and interaction with other groups and institutes
work autonomously, independently and in an organized manner within a
highly motivated international team
You have a completed degree or want to do a post-doc in electrical
engineering, computer science or equivalent and have:
knowledge in machine learning, with experience in the field
completed projects incorporating both design and integration, preferably
in a scientific environment
knowledge of FPGA programming related to high-speed processing and serial
experience with the Xilinx Alveo and ZYNQ platforms is considered an asset
good communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-lingual,
multi-disciplinary team, with English as the working language
For additional information, please contact Patrick Geßler
Working place will be Schenefeld in the Hamburg metropolitan area. General
information on working in Germany, the Hamburg area and the European XFEL can
be found under www. xfel.eu/careers.
Become part of a vibrant international and multi-cultural team of scientists,
engineers, technical and administrative staff. Be involved in cutting edge
scientific and technical progress, participate in our international networks,
and shape your life upon trust based flexible working times and telecommuting
options. Experience our atmosphere of tolerance and respect.
Salary and benefits are similar to those of public service organizations in
Germany. In addition European XFEL provides a non-contributory company pension
scheme, broad relocation benefits, as well as subsidized job-tickets and meals
at our company restaurant. The European XFEL GmbH intends to achieve a widely
international staff. Company language is English, non-German candidates hired
from abroad receive an international allowance.
This appointment is limited to 2 years.
Please apply online and provide a cover letter next to a CV in English, as
well as your reference letters in one single pdf-file.
Applicants with disabilities will be given preference over other equally
qualified applicants The European XFEL GmbH is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.