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David Powers

Associate Director
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David joined Jonathan Lee Recruitment in 1994 and currently holds the position of Associate Director within our Client Services team. David holds a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration which he gained whilst being sponsored by Jonathan Lee Recruitment. He is an expert in contract and interim recruitment and has many years of key account management experience having supported accounts such as Jaguar Land Rover, JCB and BMW to name but a few. David utilises his wealth of recruitment and account management experience to supports our transportation team in building and developing strategic relationships whilst ensuring we deliver best in class, value added solutions to our clients’ requirements.

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Research Manager - Sensor Hardware - 45947

Job Title: Research Manager - Sensor Hardware - 45947 Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 Location: Wiltshire, South West Posted Date: 28/08/2019 Expiry Date: 27/09/2019 Position overview: The Research Manager role will be responsible for the management of the Sensor Hardware sub team within the Power & Electronic Systems Research team, which sits within Technical Research; reporting to the Head of Power and Electronic Systems Research. The Sensor Hardware team will be responsible for identifying key sensor technologies in the aforementioned areas to explore, working with our technology scouting team, as well as identifying areas where we can patent and develop our technology. The team will work with the Embedded Electronics and Software sub teams to bring to life complete sensor systems from signal acquisition, conditioning and algorithmic processing for use in our products and test rigs. Key responsibilities: Applicants should be proficient in creating and developing sensor hardware, with particular focus on gas, particulate and optical sensing. The role involves: Leading and taking technical responsibility for the Sensor Hardware sub teams within the Power and Electronic Systems Research team, covering multiple elements of several sensor projects. Owning the sensor hardware architecture in certain sensor projects. Working with the different sub teams within Technical Research, as well as NPI, Technology Scouting, other research groups and development teams to gain an in depth product understanding, while using your expert knowledge of the latest sensor technologies to identify potential technology uses and develop innovative solutions. Working with third parties worldwide to identify and incorporate sensor hardware into our products, or develop sensor hardware where appropriate. Ability to manage NDAs and complex third parties relationships is essential. Qualifications, skills and behaviours: BEng/MEng degree in Electronic Engineering, BSc/MSc in Physics or other relevant discipline, or a demonstrable level of industrial experience in a relevant industry. A candidate should be able to demonstrate proficiency in sensor design and test. Technical Knowledge: Applicants should ideally have experience in the following areas: Sensor Systems o Knowledge of a wide range of sensors that can be used in a variety of projects and not necessarily in existing categories you would expect from our client. An understanding of sensing systems, which can include but is not necessarily limited to gas, particulate, optical and inertial based sensors. Hardware design: o Experience of optical sensor design utilising UV, visible, NIR or MID-IR wavelengths. o In depth knowledge of metal oxide, MID-IR and adsorption based gas detection sensors. o Knowledge of PM2.5/PM10 particulate sensing using optical and gravimetric approaches. o In-depth design knowledge of semiconductor processes used in the manufacture of a variety of optical sensors. o In-depth knowledge of circuit theory and design of analogue and digital signal conditioning hardware. o Experience of analogue amplification and signal conditioning circuitry and design of OP-AMP stages such as differential amplifiers, integrators etc. o Experience of semiconductor packaging design and test. Software/HDL o Knowledge of VHDL or Verilog o Knowledge of real-time embedded C programming would be advantageous. Design Tools: o Knowledge of semiconductor design, schematic capture and PCB layout using electronic CAD tools. o Use of SPICE based simulation tools. o Design calculation tools such as Matlab and Microsoft Excel. Design Techniques: o Circuit simulation and design tolerance analysis. o Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation. o Robust design including FMEA techniques. o Familiar with creating requirement documents. Lab experience Essential Management skills: A candidate should be able to demonstrate previous people manage experience, including running 1:1 meetings with direct reports and setting objectives. Applications Please send your CV with salary expectations and notice period to david.powers@jonlee.co.uk.

Permanent / Malmesbury

Advanced Software Engineer 26588

Summary Job Title: Advanced Software Engineer 26588 Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum Team: Software Engineering and Connectivity Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire United Kingdom Posted Date: 22/08/2019 End Date: 19/09/2019 Description We are recruiting for an Advanced Software Engineer to join our clients Software, engineering and Connectivity Proposition Team. The team is responsible for ensuring the next generation of connected products and technologies are properly explored, tested and refined in readiness to transition to the team responsible for delivering their IoT solutions. This includes ensuring the investigation and utilisation of the right technologies, techniques, services and security. Core to this is exploring the proposition and technology by developing proof of concept integrations and systems. Accountabilities: You will be working in a global, multi-disciplinary team including mobile and cloud Developers, app and product UX/UI designers and electronics and mechanical engineers. You will often be collaborating with experts from different areas of RDD (Research, Design & Development), designing how connectivity is woven deeply into our products. You must be independent and methodical with excellent problem-solving skills. It is essential to be knowledgeable about the latest trends in connectivity and mobile technology and comfortable with rapidly picking up new technologies. A thirst to overcome problems and limitations in order to reach our clients’ vision is essential. You should be comfortable with rapid prototyping of electronic hardware, investigating and evaluating new and emerging technologies, protocols and digital platforms. You should be able to produce clear and concise reports and presentations communicating your research and demonstrating your solutions. Essential Skills: Excellent programming skills with C / C++ experience, preferably on embedded platforms. Flexible and dynamic approach to development, with the ability to adopt new concepts, languages and techniques quickly and then convey the benefits to others. Experience with scripting languages such as Python or Ruby. Understanding of embedded systems design and integration. Embedded experience working with different microcontrollers and platforms (e.g. ARM, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Linux and RTOS environments). Good software and rapid prototyping experience. Knowledge of IoT protocols (Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Thread, Bluetooth Classic, Bluetooth Low Energy, MQTT etc). Desirable Skills: Electronic circuit design experience. Track record of working with 3rd parties to explore technology. Proven track record of developing robust requirements specifications. Experience of FPGA design (VHDL or Verilog). Experience of Software Defined Radio. Experience of mathematical/modelling software such as MATLAB, R or Octave. Experience with board ‘bring-up’. Experience of developing proof-of-concept embedded prototypes to an accelerated timescale. Experience of integrating solutions with cloud and web services for data interchange and synchronisation. Experience of connectivity technologies, including Wi-Fi, BLE and cellular. Experience of developing systems that use messaging services to communicate. A strong understanding of/ability to define and prototype the hardware solutions that will benefit most from connectivity. Programming for resource constrained devices. Benefits 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays Pension scheme Performance related bonus Life assurance

Permanent / Malmesbury
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