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Wireless Regulatory and Test Engineer

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Recruiter: Ocado
Listed on: 25th November 2020
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Wireless Regulatory and Test Engineer
at Ocado Group

"We are on a mission to transform the future of grocery retail through sustained technology innovation."

Ocado Technology is putting the world's retailers online using advanced artificial intelligence, robotics, big data, the cloud and IoT. We develop the innovative software and hardware systems that power Ocado.com, as well as the unique ‘Ocado Smart Platform' which is being implemented by ambitious retailers across the world from Europe to America, Asia and beyond. With everything from websites to highly automated warehouses that we design in-house, our employees are skilled specialists with expertise across a wide range of technologies, working on cutting-edge innovations that are shaping the future of our society.

We are a fast- growing company: today we have colleagues in 7 development centre across the UK and Europe, with offices open in London, Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City (UK), Krakow, Wroclaw (Poland), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Barcelona (Spain), with a satellite office in Stockholm (Sweden).

We champion a value-led culture to get our teams working at their very best and to help create a collaborative working environment with inspiring projects that our people love. Core values of Trust, Autonomy, Craftsmanship, Collaboration and Learn Fast help drive our innovative culture.  But don't just take our word for it, have a look at what our people are saying about us on Glassdoor.

How you will spend your days

  • Overseeing external wireless certification work 
  • Assessing the requirements for full or partial re-certification of our products when changes are made
  • Working with various internal teams (and perhaps external test labs) to realise certifications
  • Ensuring that knowledge is shared amongst the Wireless Team on how to certify our products
  • Developing repeatable, documented, test setups for the regulatory testing / pre-compliance testing
  • Assisting in building, extending and maintaining automated regression test setups for our products
  • Assisting in ad-hoc root cause analysis tests for our products
  • Developing a scripted approach to driving our products and lab equipment
  • Maintaining RF Lab calibration and traceability
  • Understanding whether Ofcom test and development licenses are required for our sites and where necessary manage these licenses and their renewal
  • Exploring what is necessary to become compliant in new territories by:
    • Determining which standards apply
    • Analysing the key requirements these standards exert upon our products
    • Performing gap analysis
    • Managing the work required to reach regulatory approval ahead of business deadlines

We'd like to talk to you if you have

  • A proven track record of achieving successful regulatory submissions for wireless products
  • An ability to input regulatory requirements into wireless product design flows, from initial requirements through to product release
  • An ability to explain regulatory requirements to a wider team, highlighting key aspects for the products in question
  • Programming experience in a suitable scripting language for simple test automation
  • An ability to specify, build and automate complex RF measurement setups

Bonus points if you also have

  • Experience debugging issues in wireless systems
  • A detailed understanding of LTE and OFDM
  • Familiarity with Linux Command Line tools

What we offer you

Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we've ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being. Within our flexible environment we can offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and share schemes. Benefits include pension scheme, train season ticket loan (interest-free), free shuttle bus from Hatfield train station and of course, healthy Ocado retail staff discounts. 

We also have regular divisional socials, sports clubs not to mention the Ocado Technology Academy for a packed schedule of courses, conferences and events such as discussion sessions, conference briefs and external guest speakers. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, please submit your application below.

Due to the energising nature of Ocado's business, vacancy close dates, when stated, are indicative and may be subject to change so please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Please note: If you have applied and been rejected for this role in the last 6 months, or applied and been rejected for a role with a similar skill set, we will not re-evaluate you for this position. After 6 months, we will treat your application as a new one. 

Be bold, be unique, be brilliant, be you. We are looking for individuality and we value diversity above gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, disability or union participation. We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and equally.