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
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