Electronics engineer

Location
Norwich, Norfolk
Salary
£28,000 per annum
Posted
28 Jun 2018
Closes
26 Jul 2018
Ref
047018
Contract Type
Graduate, Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Are you a graduate looking for a fast-track career advancement? Are you interested in helping to shape the future microelectronic devices destined for space?  

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, dynamic, and up–and-coming electronics engineering graduate with an entrepreneurial flair eager to accelerate their career.

About you:

  • You have a solid background in RF/Microwave measurements and Microwave simulations in a business context, and an interest in Space.
  • Being based at Micross Components Ltd in Norwich,you will have the confidence to manage and lead this 24-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project - a collaboration between Micross and the University of Surrey and part-funded by Innovate UK.
  • To succeed in this role, you require a clear understanding of the KTP programme and of the company partner.
  • You will hold at least a recent Master’s degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or Physics or a related discipline.
  • Have the ability to demonstrate a good understanding and hands-on experience in practical applications of RF and Microwave Circuits, including RF/Microwave test and measurement, and Microwave simulations or other related topics.
  • You should have experience in in RF/Microwave measurements and Microwave simulations.
  • You should be ready to apply these skills to further expand the company’s strong position in a rapidly expanding market. Knowledge and past experience in microelectronics, Space or defence will be highly beneficial.
  • Experience in electromagnetic simulation and programming would be beneficial.

Responsibilities: 

We require a self-starter who will perform beyond the bounds of the immediate task set and create real impact for Micross.

  • The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop a diverse range of non-technical skills, such as project management and leadership, in order to become a manager of tomorrow. Thus, you will be demonstrably pragmatic, efficient, creative, highly-proactive and able to work well on your own initiative yet have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • As a KTP Associate, you will be supported by various stakeholders, benefitting from business-based training, career development including the opportunity to gain a Project Management qualification.
  • To successfully deliver your KTP project, you will be based at Micross, deepening your industry knowledge whilst working alongside top researchers at the University of Surrey’s state-of-the-art research facilities.
  • The Key objectives of this KTP is to develop RF (Radio Frequency) test capabilities for compound semiconductor applications. Your KTP will help position Micross Components as the European centre of excellence for advanced high-end next generation radiation hardened assembly and test of mixed signal microelectronic devices.
  • The knowledge exchange between Micross and the University of Surrey in the areas of RF, Microwave and high-frequency measurements for semiconductor devices will be crucial for the KTP’s success.

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