Senior Control Systems Engineer

  • Job ref:


  • Location:

    Abingdon, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £58865 - £62746 per annum + Excellent

  • Contact:

    Harry Garvin

  • Email:

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Consultant:


Senior Control Systems Engineer

Location: Culham, Oxfordshire

Salary: £58,865 - £62,746

A leading laboratory, solution provider and operator of robotics and autonomous systems that combine advanced control systems, intricate mechanical designs, state-of-the-art sensing, and extraordinary performance are looking for an established and highly experienced technical lead, in order to become the expert in the design, implementation, and commissioning of real-time robotic control systems.

Requiring an advanced knowledge of a range of control systems techniques, devices, systems, and approaches, as well as expert knowledge in overall control systems architecture. If you have previous experience of implementing control systems for robotics in hazardous environments (including radiation), this would be highly advantageous.

Senior Control Systems Engineer - Responsibilities

  • The design and production of advanced robotic control systems

  • Conducting related research and development activities

  • Leading projects with control systems expertise, producing control hardware and software for robotic remote handling and related systems

  • Working on the design and execution of advanced research projects

  • Leading complex interdisciplinary, and multi-organisational collaborative engineering and development projects

Senior Control Systems Engineer - Experience and Skills

  • PhD or Master's degree in Control Engineering or a related subject

  • Proven experience of leading control systems and software development activities

  • Strong awareness and understanding of modern control systems technologies

  • Experience of software engineering management and quality

  • Experience of designing and building digital control systems

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, and a proven ability to function as part of a team

  • Strong understanding of Object-Oriented Design

  • CEng or equivalent accreditation


  • Experience with C++

  • Understanding of software engineering processes including lifecycle, version control, documentation

  • Experience with network-based communications, E.g. TCP, UDP, DDS.

  • Experience working with mobile robotics

  • Understanding of sensor fusion techniques

  • Experience working with robotic control for nuclear applications

  • Understanding of safety requirements relating to moving machines

Click apply now to find out more!