R&D Electronics Engineer

Employer
Location
Abingdon
Salary
£38k - £48k pa
Posted
Nov 09, 2017
Closes
Nov 18, 2017
Ref
959512269
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Engineer
This leading global Electronics Research Company is looking for a versatile Research/R&D Electronics Engineer to join them. They are expanding their Oxfordshire based research group and need a talented R&D Electronics Engineer to apply their broad mix of analogue & digital electronics design and embedded software skills to the development of innovative electro-optic displays such as virtual reality headsets, interactive touch screens and related technology. This is creative & inventive work. The company's 25 years of research has generated an extensive portfolio of technology IP of components, sensors & displays which are incorporated by many major household name manufacturers into an incredibly broad range of products including consumer electronics, medical devices and complex industrial automation equipment. As R&D Electronics Engineer you will be a key contributor in the development of the next generation of these highly advanced technologies. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented and multi-skilled Electronics Engineer with a strong research background to continue their work in a commercial environment. Working closely with Device Scientists, the R&D Electronics Engineer will design and develop the prototype circuitry to interface and drive new electro-optic devices such as VR displays and touch panels. As a result, this is a superb opportunity to work in a research environment and see your designs subsequently appear in major commercial products in the very near future. This will all be at the company's cutting edge research facility based in Oxfordshire. The R&D Electronics Engineer will be responsible for: - Design and implementation of new device driver and interface circuits - Analogue & Digital circuit design and low level embedded software for innovative new prototype products - Working as part of a multi-disciplined team to deliver new products and solve R&D problems - Creation of technical reports, analyses and patents To be considered for the role of R&D Engineer you need the following skills: - A strong BEng or MEng degree in Electronic Engineering, (or possibly Robotics/Physics) - Proven practical experience in an electronics R&D / design environment - Analogue design experience is crucial - Schematic Capture / PCB Layout using OrCAD, Altrium or similar - Passionate problem solver - crucial for anyone working in a research environment In return, you will be joining an organisation that provides highly competitive salaries and EXCELLENT benefits, including payment towards professional memberships, 7x life Assurance, free gym membership, childcare vouchers - the lot! For more about this exclusive opportunity please contact Adam Shortland at Vector Recruitment, or by applying directly to this advert.