Electronics Engineer

Job Title: Electronics Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, England
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Start Date: 2019-01-21
Reference: 29611
Contact Name: Stephen Laurie
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2018 13:20

Job Description

Global O&G service provider is looking for an Electronics Engineer to join their Controls Product Management team based in Reading, UK. The team is responsible for development and maintenance of their core subsea controls product and components globally. In that capacity the team is in control of the strategic development of their product portfolio to meet customer needs and enable Projects and Services teams to deliver. 

We need an enthusiastic Electronics Engineer to focus on the research and development of new technology in this space.

Key responsibilities of the role include; 

  • Supporting the Research and Technology (Innovation) group, this position will work on programs to bring new technologies from ideas to proof of concept and beyond
  • Work with new technologies in a research and technology environment to develop new ideas, run simulations and tests
  • Work with test equipment and lab environment to rapidly prototype ideas and verify their feasibility
  • Laboratory asset management
  • Support tests with suppliers for the development of new technologies
  • Issue technical documentation, including functional and technical specifications and test reports.

We'd like to hear from Electronics Engineers with some practical experience and a real desire to be hands on in the development of new technology. 
Prior experience with the following is required; 

  • Embedded systems, test equipment and communication protocols
  • Switches, modems, different communication medias, like copper and fibre optics.
  • Networking, like CANbus, serial and Ethernet
  • Communication Protocols, like Modbus (TCP/IP, RTU)
  • SCADA systems as a plus: LabView, others
  • Knowledge on Rockwell PLC is also welcome

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and benefits, plus a strong work/life balance, positive work environment with challenging tasks, and a range of development opportunities.