UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

Graduate Electronics Test Development Engineer

Location
Guildford, United Kingdom
Salary
£27,000 to £31,000 plus training budget, subject to experience and qualifications
Posted
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2019
Ref
047018-R-R-R
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Location:      Other
Salary:      £27,000 to £31,000 plus training budget, subject to experience and qualifications
2 year Fixed Term Contract
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Wednesday 02 January 2019
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

(KTP Associate, Micross Components)

Are you an electronics engineering graduate interested in developing and testing microelectronic devices destined for space? Are you ready totake responsibly for delivering a strategic and innovative project?

KTP is a fantastic opportunity for you to accelerate your career in industry while applying your technical know-how gained through academic study in a real-world context.

As a test development engineer, you will be responsible for developing technical solutions for the electrical screening and characterisation of microelectronics devices in the RF domain. This will require applying sound academic knowledge and principles in a real world environment and performing engineering assessments of what is realistically deliverable within a production environment. You will develop innovative electronic test methodologies by identifying issues and providing technical solutions that demand integrating hardware design, software development and applying signal processing techniques. Therefore, the successful candidate should possess the following: -

Technical criteria - Essential:

Technical criteria - Desirable:

Non-technical criteria:

Based at Micross Components in Norwich (Micross Components Limited, 2 Hellesdon Park Rd, Norwich, NR6 5DR), you will have the confidence to manage and take full ownership of this Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project - a collaboration between Micross and the University of Surrey. To succeed in this role, you require a clear understanding of both the KTP programme and of the Company. Micross is a global company transforming speciality electronics with the broadest offering of products and solutions destined for aerospace, defence, medical, space and demanding or harsh environments.

This KTP is offered on a 24-month fixed-term contract and will provide you with the opportunity tobecome a technical authority in this subject area, which will substantially enhance your employability at mid-level after successfully completing the post. You will benefit from business-based training and career development, includinga diverse range of non-technical skills, such as project management and leadership. Thus, you will be demonstrably pragmatic, efficient, creative, highly-proactive and motivated to embed new knowledge.

What benefits can Micross offer?

What benefits can you expect from the University of Surrey?

What benefits can you expect from the KTP Programme?

Owing to the sensitivity of the work carried out by Micross Components Ltd where you will be based, to be eligible to apply you must be a UK/EU national with the right to work in the UK.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dan Bance, email: ilovektp@surrey.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address cannot be accepted.

Please be aware that as part of the KTP Programme, your application will be viewed by members of the host organisation. By submitting your application, you are giving consent to share your personal details with the company partner outlined above.

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
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