Research Support Engineer

11 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Marc Temple
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Research Support Engineer
Your experience as a Research Support Engineer would add immediate value to our client. Our client is currently seeking a confident and enthusiastic technologist to support our Research Director in his work developing video compression methods and techniques that are applied as a core process for a range of products. The applicant needs to be highly confident in video and computer technology and its setup and configuration. The application should also have the confidence to investigate and understand new technologies and methods of operating, be able to work with variety of technical products, to operate, update and maintain them.
Essential Skills:
Experience with: Video and Computer Graphics, electronics test equipment.
Knowledge of PC video compression formats and players, with a good understanding of how to get the best performance out of them.
Ability to specify and build custom, high performance PCs to facilitate testing.
UK First Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in electronics or other relevant subject.
Minimum of 2 years hardware design engineering experience.
Be able to investigate and research technology and solutions under the guidance of the Research Director.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Support and assist the Research Director in his activities.
Operating and maintaining test configurations. Setting up equipment to an advanced level. Configuring video codecs and investigating methods of maximizing test equipment performance.
Research and recommend test equipment to fulfill new research requirements.
Document test setups and configurations.
Performance other activities and responsibilities as requested by the Research Director.
Research Support Engineer
Location Dartford, Kent
Salary Depending on experience
Key Words- Hardware Design, Video, Computer graphics, Research, Electronics, Engineer

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position

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