Electronics Technician, ISAR Project

Southampton, United Kingdom
£25,627 to £30,497 per annum
17 May 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Ocean and Earth Science

Location:  National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Salary:   £25,627 to £30,497 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 3 years
Closing Date:  Monday 13 June 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1736922HN-R

Working alongside an existing ISAR Project Technician and reporting to the Technical Manager, the post holder will provide support to the ISAR project by developing, constructing, testing and calibrating ISAR instruments. This post is based at the Waterfront Campus, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS). In addition a small proportion of time will be allocated to assisting with deploying instruments in various locations including aboard ships of opportunity.

The post holder will be resourceful in the delivery of support and have good communication skills. They must have well developed analytical and problem-solving skills in the field of electronics/instrumentation, with good computing and basic mechanical skills.

You will have an HND, or equivalent, in Electronic or Instrument Engineering, or related subject, with proven work experience acquired in a relevant technical support role. and be able to show development throughout your career. Experience of firmware development is desirable.

This is initially a three-year fixed term position, likely to become permanent in future.

ISAR is an Infrared Sea-surface-temperature Autonomous Radiometer developed at the School of Ocean & Earth Science. The instruments are primarily used for validation of satellite sea surface temperature data. More information can be found at 

Informal enquiries can be made to Mr Gary Fisher, Technical Manager on 023 8059 6172, email

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1736922HN-R on all correspondence.

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