Senior Research Engineer - Informatics, Infrastructure & Connectivity

UK £ 43,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013619

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit they are seeking a Senior Research Engineer -Informatics, Infrastructure and Connectivity. This is a Senior Research Engineer role based in the Informatics department within Digital Engineering, delivering work in the area of infrastructure and connectivity.



Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, fully flexible working week Monday-Thursday, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, Plus many others.



Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our colleagues work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying.



The Role


The Senior Research Engineer - Informatics, Infrastructure and Connectivity is expected to provide a level of business and technical leadership, and proactively contribute and support the functioning and development of the other technical areas of the team (technical governance, business development and project management).


The role is expected to contribute towards projects, either as technical leader or work package leader, in line with MTC best practices.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • To lead project technical deliverables, taking ownership to ensure work meets or exceeds agreed customer requirements, and is delivered within agreed budgets and timescales. Where delegated, to act as Technical Governance lead for project deliverables.

  • Undertake innovative Engineering research work focused primarily on technology/manufacturing readiness levels (TRL/MRL) 3+, and able to demonstrate industrial project delivery.

  • You will support Senior Managers with a proactive approach in the identification, technical specification, and delivery of new and novel technology capability into the MTC, customers, or industrial members premises.

  • You will require involvement in all aspects of the project delivery, taking overall ownership and ensuring compliance with all relevant standards, technical support of commissioning, management of project budget and deliverables.


The Person


The ideal candidate for the role of Senior Research Engineer - Informatics, Infrastructure and Connectivity would have/be:

  • Experience and expert knowledge of Python, and ideally other high level programming languages (Java, C/C++, Rust or Go);

  • Experience of industrial communication standards, challenges of interoperability;

  • Experience of using Python‘s libraries for machine learning, such as scikit-learn and pandas;

  • Knowledge of NoSQL data stores, open source big-data technology, such as Apache Hadoop, Storm;

  • Hands-on project/use case experience with Openstack;

  • Knowledge of Hyper-Converged infrastructures.

  • Self-motivated and a self-starter, with the ability to work autonomously to meet deadlines, budgets and quality expectations, both within a team, or independently.

  • Degree calibre engineer, technologist, scientist or mathematician.


To apply for the position of Senior Research Engineer - Informatics, Infrastructure and Connectivity please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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