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Our people are our greatest asset. We are proud to boast a highly skilled and motivated team that is dedicated to solving the world’s most critical measurement challenges.

We are a diverse team of 32 different nationalities and our identities, backgrounds and talents allow us to go faster and farther. We have built a fair and compassionate environment for our employees; a place where everyone feels safe and equal. Our culture is based on inclusion, which enhances belonging and leads to motivation and innovation.

If you are looking for a new and challenging role within a dynamic team email us at UKJobs@silixa.com for jobs in the UK and at USJobs@silixa.com for jobs in the USA.

Current vacancies

Job Type: Permanent 

Location: Elstree, UK

Reporting to the Data Science Lead, you will be joining a highly skilled team to analyse complex acoustic and temperature datasets, as well as to develop Silixa’s range of flow monitoring answer products.

Key responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Adhere to Company’s and clients’ HSE requirements and local legislation at all times and actively promote safe work practices
  • Data analysis from field measurements using established workflows
  • Customer report writing
  • Improve and support available DAS and DTS data processing algorithms
  • Develop, test and implement new algorithms where necessary
  • Develop/improve data analysis processes
  • Data presentation in meetings and reporting to project teams and management
  • Advising, recommending and problem solving
  • Participating in, and leading, occasional field measurements

The Candidate:

We are looking for a dedicated individual with excellent IT and communication skills.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Master’s degree or higher in Physics, Engineering or an Electronic-engineering related domain
  • Highly Proficient with MATLAB
  • Digital signal processing background (e.g. FFT, filter design, decimation, interpolation, etc)
  • Some knowledge of Acoustics, Fluid dynamics or Thermodynamics
  • Interest in Machine learning applied to acoustic signals (a plus)
  • GUI creation (a plus)
  • Ability to work with diverse, multi-discipline work groups to innovate and deliver
  • IT Literate – Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint and Words)

Additionally, candidates must

  • Be fluent in English with strong written and spoken communications skills
  • Capable of multitasking and able to work under time pressure
  • Ability to work in a team and independently

The Package

An attractive and competitive package is being offered. This will include private medical insurance, group life assurance and an attractive pension plan.

Application/Enquiries

Candidates are advised to email an up to date CV stating the job role they are interested in to: ukjobs@silixa.com

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without any restriction.

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment

(Senior) Optoelectronics Development Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Elstree, London WD6

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Leading the optimisation and characterisation of a new prototype distributed sensing system to join the next generation of Silixa’s flagship optoelectronic instruments
  • Managing many technical aspects of the project, including optimisation of optoelectronics components and settings, signal processing and calibration, and extending performance
  • Designing and performing characterisation tests and producing specifications for the new system
  • Coordinating with the Lead Development engineer, overall responsible for the new instrument, and with the Engineering team to help launch the new system into Production
  • Leading communication within Silixa, and with customers who will trial the new technology
  • Supporting initial field trials as needed
  • Assisting on other distributed optical fibre development projects as needed
  • Frequent use of the IT system
  • Adhering to Company’s and clients’ HSE requirements and local legislation at all times and actively promote safe work practices.

 The Candidate

We are looking for a motivated and dedicated individual with a strong background in physics or engineering, and relevant industry or academic experience in photonics/optoelectronics. Depending on the candidate’s relevant project management experience, the position may be offered at a Senior level. This is a hands-on position where the candidate is responsible for leading a development project while coordinating with multidisciplinary teams to ultimately transfer idea into manufactured products.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of a master’s degree in a related engineering or science field, though it is anticipated that the successful candidate may hold a PhD
  • Experience of optical fibre and/or optics technology is required
  • Experience of fibre optic distributed sensing technology would be highly advantageous
  • High level of confidence in using electrical and optical test instruments
  • Proven fault finding and troubleshooting ability
  • Competence in programming languages is desirable
  • Capable of multitasking and able to work under time pressure
  • Good communication & organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • IT Literate – Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel and Words
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

The Package

An attractive and competitive package is being offered. This will include private medical insurance, group life assurance and an attractive pension plan.

Application/Enquiries

Candidates are advised to email an up to date CV stating the job role they are interested in to: ukjobs@silixa.com

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without any restriction.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Roxanne Trainor at 020 8327 4210.

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment

Purchasing and Stock Control Administrator

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Elstree, London WD6

The Role

We are looking for a Purchasing and Stock Control Administrator to join the team. The position will be based in the UK.

Job description

Reporting to the Production Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Assisting Production Manager in stock control and management
  • Managing of stockroom – tidy and optimal use of allocated space
  • Co-ordinating monthly stock take and process documents in a timely manner
  • Processing deliveries and updating of stock system
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of orders
  • Kitting of parts based on production build schedule
  • Assisting Production Manager in coordinating and managing purchasing activities
  • Ensuring continuous improvement and traceability of parts
  • Supporting various production duties when necessary
  • Adhering to Company’s and clients’ HSE requirements and local legislation at all times and actively promote safe work practices

The Candidate

We are looking for a motivated and dedicated individual with a relevant background in stock control and purchasing, and with at least 2–3 years of working experience in an engineering environment (preferably electronics or photonics)

Qualifications/Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in stock management and purchasing in engineering/electronics/photonics environment
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Capable of multitasking and able to work under time pressure
  • Good attention to detail and organisational experience
  • IT Literate – good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

The Package

An attractive and competitive package is being offered. This will include private medical insurance, group life assurance and an attractive pension plan.

Application/Enquiries

Candidates are advised to email an up to date CV stating the job role they are interested in to: ukjobs@silixa.com.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without restriction.

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment.

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