Graduate Electronics Engineer
UK Research and Innovation
💼 Graduate Job
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- The candidate must have a minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant field, knowledge/experience in electronics, practical skills, and a genuine interest in electronic design. Desirable qualities include an MSc/MEng in Electronic Engineering, programming knowledge, work experience in electronic design, and an interest in particle accelerators and large-scale science facilities.
- The Graduate Electronics Engineer at UK Research and Innovation will design and develop electronic systems, troubleshoot and repair hardware, upgrade outdated systems, gain proficiency in electronics design tools, support apprenticeship programs, and provide expert advice for optimal electronic solutions.
- The successful candidate will work within the multi-disciplined team responsible for the design, installation, commissioning, maintenance and operation of beam diagnostic devices and their associated electrical, electronic and computer systems.
- In addition, you will be encouraged to assist with the installation and maintenance of all diagnostics systems within the synchrotron environment. This will require you to become a monitored radiation worker, occasional working outside normal working hours (i.e. commissioning tasks) and when trained, to assist with on-call duties during ISIS operational periods.
- A willingness to travel, nationally and internationally, for conferences, workshops and collaboration work would be useful.
- Achieved, or be on course to achieve, a minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant field of study
- Have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of starting employment
- Knowledge/experience in Analogue / Digital / Mixed electronics (operational amplifiers, filters, comparators, ADCs, DACs, multiplexers, combinational/sequential design, etc.) and/or embedded system design
- Knowledge/experience in electronics simulation packages (analogue/digital)
- Experience in design and manufacturing work (Schematic/PCB design, assembly, testing, calibration, etc.)
- Knowledge of transducers/sensors, motion control or mechanical design
- Practical skills (circuit testing, fault finding, use of test equipment, soldering)
- MSc/MEng in Electronic Engineering
- A/B grade A-level results in Mathematics, Electronics, Physics
- Knowledge/experience in programming languages (e.g. C, C++, Python, VHDL, etc.)
- Knowledge/experience in data acquisition systems (e.g. National Instruments PXI and LabVIEW programming)
- Work experience (possible industry placement) in electronic design
- Genuine interest in electronics and electronic design work
- Interest in particle accelerators and large-scale science facilities
- Part of our application process involves submitting your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should address your suitability for the opportunity based how you meet each essential criteria stated in this advert.
Area of Responsibilities
- Design and develop new analogue/digital electronic systems and associated data acquisition, including circuit and PCB design/assembly/testing and commissioning to deliver the existing diagnostic programmes
- Contribute to accelerator diagnostic operations by maintaining hardware, calibrations and diagnosing/repairing failed systems
- Re-develop or upgrade outdated operational diagnostic electronic/electrical systems to ensure continued running of the ISIS accelerator complex
- Gaining familiarity and proficiency working with electronics design and simulation tools
- Contribute to and support the STFC Electrical/Electronics Apprentice training programme.
- Advising on the best electronic/electrical solutions taking into account budgetary and time constraints, while delivering optimum performance and reliability.
Oct 29, 2023