Software Development, Electronic, Mechanical & Systems Engineering roles

Location
Southampton, Hampshire
Salary
£28,200 to £32,130 and £35,222 to £40,166 per annum
Posted
19 Sep 2017
Closes
17 Oct 2017

Engineer Vacancies

Would you like to develop the next Boaty McBoatface and seize this once-in-a- lifetime opportunity to join a team of enthusiastic engineers who are designing and operating our fleet of autonomous underwater vehicles?

We are currently recruiting a minimum of 7 engineers from a wide range of engineering positions based at the National Oceanography Centre at our waterfront location in Southampton.  If you are a Software Development Engineer, Electronic Engineer, Mechanical Engineer or Systems Engineer, please get in touch.

These roles encompass all relevant technical disciplines to design, develop, test, document, configure and deliver software solutions. Some of the projects will involve developing products which will be migrated to third parties for manufacture and possibly for future development.

You will be working in our new state of the art facility which is ranked as one of the best in Europe. The fleet consists of large propeller driven AUVs, subsea gliders, unmanned surface vehicles and ROVs.  This fleet, amongst the largest of its kind, operates worldwide from the coast to the deep ocean.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, including a pension, 30 days annual leave with a further 10.5 additional days leave for bank holidays plus free car-parking.  For more information visit working at NOC.

These positions are across two grades (Band 6 and 5) with salary levels between £28,200 to £32,130 and £35,222 to £40,166 per annum.  The requirements are as follows:

Essential Criteria - Bands 6:

  • Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline (Masters or Bachelors at 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification.

Desirable Criteria - Band 6:

  • industry experience in one or more of the above listed (or similar) disciplines
  • knowledge of marine autonomous systems
  • a higher qualification in relevant discipline.

Essential Criteria - Band 5

  • a Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline (Masters, or Bachelors at 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification
  • proven track record in project management.

Desirable Criteria – Band 5

  • significant relevant industry experience in one or more of the above listed (or similar) disciplines
  • knowledge of marine autonomous systems
  • higher qualification in a relevant discipline.

How to Apply:

All applications are handled by the UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS). For further information about the roles and to apply, please visit our website by CLICKING APPLY and quoting reference number IRC242718. If you are unable to apply online, please contact us by telephone on 00 44 (0) 1793 867000.

Closing date: 17th October 2017

Interview date: Interviews are expected to take place during late October/early November 2017.

From April 2018, National Oceanography Centre, a component part of the Natural Environment Research Council, will be part of UK Research and Innovation.  UK Research and Innovation will bring together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and a new organisation, Research England.  The vision for the new organisation is to be the best research and innovation organisation in the world.  More information can be found online at http://www.ukri.org.   From April 2018, you will be employed by UK Research and Innovation.