Research Support Engineer - Video Electronics

Dartford, Kent
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Support Engineer - Video Electronics


Competitive salary


Our client is currently seeking a confident and enthusiastic technologist to support their Research Director 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 applicant should also have the confidence to investigate and understand new technologies and methods of operating, be able to work with a variety of technical products, to operate, update and maintain them. They should have an enquiring mind and enthusiasm to learn new things, investigate and ask questions.


Qualified candidates will have:

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

 Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

 Be able to investigate and research technology and solutions under the guidance of the Research Director

 Good interpersonal skills, able to work co-operatively in a team environment and as part of a close interaction with the Research Director, be willing and able to hold constructive technical discussions to review research finding goals

Tasks and Responsibilities:

 Support and assist the Research Director in his activities.

 Operate and maintain test configurations. Set up equipment to an advanced level. Configure video codecs and investigate methods of maximising 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

Our client is currently seeking quality individuals who can help them grow and who desire to achieve a professional and rewarding career opportunity.

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