Specialist Technician in Electronics and Systems

Job title Specialist Technician in Electronics and Systems

Department Mechanical Engineering

Salary Starting from £26,243, rising to £32,236

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Tuesday 09 July 2019

Closing date Sunday 11 August 2019

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CT6891

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The Technical Support team for the Faculty of Engineering and Design require a highly skilled, adaptable and self-motivated Electronics and Systems Developer to provide technical and programming support within its main electronics and instrumentation services workshop.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing technical support for electronics, systems and software development to staff and students as required to support a wide variety of concurrent projects. Substantial knowledge of electronics and Instrumentation systems is essential.

The successful applicant will also be able to demonstrate a good understanding of general electronic systems and programming techniques. Experience in the development of software, with specific knowledge of LabView programming and in the development of embedded systems (e.g. Arduino, Raspberry Pi, PIC) is highly desirable.

You will work closely with customers in order to identify and understand their requirements, and to deliver innovative solutions to satisfy these. As part of the Instrumentation team, you will work with technical staff and other colleagues across faculty to maintain and deliver a high quality support service to the teaching and research efforts of the university’s engineering departments.

Applicants should be qualified to BTEC Higher National Certificate / Diploma level in electronics and be able to demonstrate competence and experience in electronics and programming at a systems level. Previous experience of working within a higher education or research environment would be an advantage.

The University of Bath, voted 'Best Campus University' in 2014, is set amongst green fields overlooking the world-heritage city of Bath - with the city centre only 1 mile from campus. On-site you will find all the local amenities you could ask for including shops, restaurants, cafes, banks & the world-class Sports Training Village. It is an innovative, successful & rewarding place to work & develop your career. Other benefits include a generous leave entitlement, pension schemes and a wide range of learning & development opportunities.

This full time (36.5 hour) position is offered on an open-ended contact at a commencing salary of £26,243 per annum, rising to £32,236 per annum through annual increments, subject to satisfactory service.

You will also be entitled to a very generous 19.5% employer contributory pension (8.8% employee contributions) as well as the following employee benefits:

  • 39 days holiday pro-rata, (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
  • Interest-free loans for public transport seasons tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
  • Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
  • Discounted physiotherapy service

For an informal discussion, please contact Mr Chris Carey (c.r.carey@bath.ac.uk 01225 383650).

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.