Senior Electronics Engineer

Salary and benefits

£34,000 to £40,000 per annum

Type

Permanent

Locations
  • Lowestoft
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Science and Research
Skills
  • Design and Development
  • Senior Electronic Engineer

Reference: 10050/001_1535546049

Oakes Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Senior Electronics Engineer, based in Lowestoft

The duties will include the design and development of hardware and software (both embedded and desktop) and associated hardware for use in new generations of intelligent instruments and sensors to be used for oceanographic, and survey applications.

It will also include support, maintenance and enhancement of systems already in production.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Main duties will include:

Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills are essential, as they will be working in multidisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers developing autonomous monitoring systems to make measurements in ocean influenced environmental conditions.

Designing, developing and commissioning electronic microcontroller based embedded systems to interface sensors and instruments for data analysis and capture.

Analogue and digital circuit design is essential.

Component level debugging skills are essential.

Use of standard laboratory test equipment, oscilloscopes, logic analysers etc.

Experience with microcontroller systems is desirable.

Experience of low-power circuitry would be an advantage.

Knowledge of sensors, subsea and battery-operated equipment would be an advantage.

Designing and developing embedded firmware in ‘C’ & PC (.NET) application software, to control instruments and displays. With an understanding of Integrated Development Environments, compilers, debuggers, code optimisers etc. would be an advantage

Assisting with project and team management by providing detailed and realistic estimates for project tasks.

The post holder may also be required to carry out trials and commissioning of instruments at sea from research vessels and small boats, carry out fieldwork in support of geophysical and biological projects, handle instruments and assemble on moored platforms and potential travel in the UK and abroad.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS


Experience
in the design of component level analogue circuitry. Plus, interfacing of analogue signals to the digital domain.

Experience in the design of digital circuits and data transmission methods.

Experience in writing, testing and commissioning embedded micro-control software.

Excellent problem solving and communication skills and the ability to be an effective team member are also required.

You should be self-motivated and able to prioritise your workload effectively.

An innovator who is capable of considering the wider implications of the task being undertaken.

Demonstrates enthusiasm for our work and has excellent communication skills

TRAVEL REQUIRED

The post holder may be required to carry out trials and commissioning of instruments at sea from research vessels and small boats, carry out fieldwork in support of geophysical and biological projects, handle instruments and assemble on moored platforms and potential travel in the UK and abroad.

COMPETENCES

Collaborating and Partnering

Making Effective Decisions

Managing a quality service

Delivering value for money

Delivering at Pace

Specialist Competence: Applying scientific and technical knowledge

Job Reference: 10050/001_1535546049

Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP

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