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Senior Technical Officer (Electronic Networking and Software/Hardware)

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Recruiter: University of Hertfordshire
Listed on: 27th April
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Salary/Rate: £24,461 - £27,511
Salary Notes: dependent on skills and experience
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

1.0fte working 37 hours per week although job share and 0.8 FTE (29.6 hours per week) would be considered

Main duties & responsibilities

As a Senior Technical Officer, you will responsible for the preparation of materials and equipment for practical, commercial and short course classes as required in one or more areas of the School. This will mainly involve support for specialist techniques in electronic networking and software/hardware area for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and occasional support in other areas within the School. You will help and assist in developments and testing of embedded software using various programming languages including C++ and Python. Furthermore, you will be involved in demonstrating the safe use of testing kit, technical equipment and specialist skills to all groups of staff and students and providing specialist and general assistance to students to enable them to carry out their work.

Skills and experience needed

You must be able to prepare and assemble experiments and practical applications for students and staff in this busy Higher Education environment. You must be able to support assembly, manufacture testing and diagnostic equipment used in the School across all areas. Professional experience of managing and/or maintaining an efficient technical operation is essential. Furthermore, applicants must have experience of embedded software development using C in such environments as Arduino, mplabX or mbed to develop, test and assist students with their projects.

Qualifications required

You must hold a minimum of A Level qualifications or equivalent or have equivalent proven experience. A recognised qualification in an appropriate subject at degree or HNC/HND level or equivalent is a desirable requirement of this role.

Please ensure you show in your application how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

The University is required to meet UKVI visa regulations and we are not able to sponsor for this position. Applicants who do not currently have the right to work in the UK will have to satisfy UKVI regulations before they can be appointed.

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

To apply, please visit our website by clicking Apply Now.

Closing date: 23 May 2021.

Contact Name: University of Hertfordshire
Reference: TJ/9435/026714
Job ID: 2925039

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