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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

Product Test Development Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Location: Elstree, London WD6

The Role

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

  • Designing, developing, and implementing test stations for modular and full system testing of distributed fibre sensing products
  • Producing technical documentation for the test stations
  • Creating and maintaining test procedures for the test stations
  • Assisting the team in product testing, troubleshooting and performance verification
  • Monitoring and reporting the performance of the test stations and provide continuous improvement for throughput and performance
  • 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 preferably relevant industry experience in photonics/optoelectronics. This is a hands-on position where the candidate is responsible for leading and implementing product testing on advanced optical sensing instruments in a high tech environment. We are seeking a candidate with a good academic background and demonstrable practical experience to fill this role.

Qualification/Experience

  • A degree level in related technical field is preferable. However exceptional candidate with relevant skill sets and experience would be considered
  • Good background in photonics/optoelectronics (fibre optics, optical detectors, semiconductor lasers, optical amplifiers)
  • Basic knowledge in fibre optic distributed sensing technology is preferred
  • Demonstrable experience in product testing in manufacturing environment
  • Experience in using electrical and optical test instruments
  • Experience in LabView
  • Proven fault finding and troubleshooting ability
  • Capable of multitasking, able to work under time pressure
  • Good interpersonal & organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • 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

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment

Project Manager — Geotechnical

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Location: Western Canada

The Role

Reporting to Senior Project Geoscientist – E&I North America, as Project Manager — Geotechnical you will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Comprehensive management of both existing and new projects for the geotechnical sector
  • Coordinate with clients and Silixa sales and technical teams
  • Ensure on-time and to specification delivery of Silixa products, solutions, and R&D services
  • Maintain high level of project communication between all relevant parties
  • Assist with developing budgets and cost tracking to meet project budgets
  • Resource prediction and based on scope of work and management of resources
  • Close collaboration with the technical and sales teams to provide feedback to enhance Silixa’s product offerings
  • Liaise with suppliers and consultants and maintain familiarity with all project contracts in place
  • Follow and improve the Silixa project management process
  • Assist with expanding Silixa’s geotechnical client base through efficient, safe, and high-quality project delivery
  • Lead project reporting including written reports and presentations
  • Maintain and manage Gantt chart ensuring all project milestones are met
  • Ensure equipment specifications and test procedures conform with regulatory, industry and customer codes, standards, and specifications.
  • Coordinate the testing and third-party inspection of components and assemblies.
  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing team to enhance Silixa’s marketing collateral where appropriate
  • Assist with preparation of project proposals when required

The Candidate:

The candidate will have experience managing technical projects in the geotechnical sector. The successful candidate should be self-motivated with demonstrated project management experience. The ability to gain a rapid application-level understanding of distributed sensing systems will be required. Willingness to travel to construction sites for 15-day periods is required.

Qualification/Experience

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline
  • Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering or scientific discipline (preferable)
  • Hands-on experience of geotechnical instrumentation and instrumentation installation (preferable)

Additionally, the candidate must have:

  • Have strong written and spoken communications
  • Be capable of creating detailed technical reports, presentation, and other documentation.
  • Have proven problem solving and analysis

Please be aware that all applicants must have a legal right to work in Canada. Silixa is not able to support visa applications.

The Package

An attractive and competitive package is being offered.

Application/Enquiries

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

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment

Field Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Location: Western Canada

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Project Geoscientist – E&I North America, as a Field Engineer, you will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Adhering to Company’s and clients’ HSE requirements and local legislation at all times and actively promote safe work practices
  • Operating knowledge of the iDAS and ULTIMA systems
  • Operating knowledge of Silixa proprietary software packages for data handling and processing
  • Planning and execution of distributed sensing data acquisition, ensuring that a strict acquisition program is formulated and followed
  • Post job finalization of client deliverables, issuing Job Service Tickets, Time Date Sheets and Field reports
  • Handling of optical fibers in preparation for data acquisition (stripping, splicing, testing etc.)
  • Carrying out recommended equipment test and verification procedures
  • Participating in field installations and performing system troubleshooting and corrective actions when necessary
  • Preparing supporting documentation for all aspects of project execution including operations manuals, hook-up drawings, system diagrams, installation & commissioning procedures, H&S documentation, etc.
  • Maintaining all project folders and all supporting documentation
  • Liaising with suppliers of equipment and contractors to both external and internal clients
  • Coordinating maintenance, troubleshooting and clients’ installations upgrades
  • Supporting ongoing in-house projects, installations, and equipment manufacturing

The Candidate:

We are looking for an energetic and dedicated individual with experience preferably in the energy (petroleum, renewable, electrical power), geosciences, and/or telecommunications industries. The candidate should have the ability to work on their own initiative while also contributing to team-oriented projects. The position will require the candidate to be versatile, flexible, hands-on, and a self-starter. Travel will be required to carry out field surveys at client project sites.

The candidate must possess the self-confidence to challenge actions that may compromise the performance of Silixa’s technology. As the role will require the candidate to undertake a range of industry HSE training & certification before they can be deployed to the field, they must fulfil the medical requirements required to obtain the required certifications.

Qualification/Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline
  • Field work and installation experience
  • Matlab/Python experience (preferable)
  • Geophysical survey experience (preferable)
  • Hands-on experience of fiber optic sensing systems (preferable)
  • Knowledge of seismic acquisition and basic data processing (preferable)

Additionally, the candidate must have:

  • Be physically able to meet industry certification requirements
  • Have strong written and spoken communications skills
  • Be capable of creating technical reports and papers
  • Have proven problem solving and analysis ability

Please be aware that all applicants must have a legal right to work in Canada. Silixa is not able to support visa applications.

Health

Due to the nature of the business, it may be necessary to obtain specific industry/client health certifications, including offshore, before being able to undertake duties at a client’s site. Therefore, we will require the candidate to be able to obtain such certificates if required. Any job offer will be dependent upon the candidate undertaking an appropriate medical at Silixa’s expense to ensure their ability to undertake this role.

The Package

An attractive and competitive package is being offered.

Application/Enquiries

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

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment

Distributed Sensing Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Location: Houston, Texas,USA

The Role

Reporting to the Houston based O&G North American Land Field Service Manager, as a Distributed Sensing Engineer, you will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Actively promote safe work practices while adhering to Company’s and clients’ HSE requirements and local legislation.
  • Operating knowledge of the iDAS and ULTIMA systems
  • Operating knowledge of Silixa proprietary software packages for data handling and processing
  • Planning and execution of distributed sensing data acquisition, ensuring that a strict acquisition program is formulated and followed.
  • Post job finalization of client deliverables, issuing Job Service Tickets, Time Date Sheets and Field reports
  • Handling of optical fibers in preparation for data acquisition (stripping, splicing, testing etc.)
  • Carrying out recommended equipment test and verification procedures.
  • Participating in field installations including the performance of system troubleshooting and corrective actions when necessary
  • Preparing supporting documentation for all aspects of project execution including operations manuals, hook-up drawings, system diagrams, installation & commissioning procedures, H&S documentation, etc.
  • Maintaining all project folders and all supporting documentation
  • Liaising with suppliers of equipment and contractors to both external and internal clients
  • Coordinating maintenance, troubleshooting and clients’ installations upgrades
  • Supporting ongoing in-house projects, installations and equipment manufacturing

The Candidate:

We are looking for a flexible and versatile field engineer with an excellent understanding of wellsite operations. Experience in data acquisitions, risk management, and oil field HSE standards is required. The successful candidate should be self-motivated to conduct independent projects in high pressure conditions. Candidate must be open to travel for extended periods.

The candidate must possess the self-confidence to challenge actions that may compromise the performance of Silixa’s technology. As the role will require the candidate to undertake a range of industry HSE training & certification before they can be deployed to the field, they must fulfil the medical requirements required to obtain the required certifications.

Qualification/Experience

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline
  • Field work and installation experience. Well site experience (preferable)
  • Experience working with fiber optics, seismic data, production logging, wireline data processing, hydraulic fracturing operations, logging while drilling (LWD), and measurement while drilling (MWD) (preferable)
  • Hands-on experience of fiber optic sensing systems (preferable)
  • MATLAB/Python experience (preferable)

Additionally, the candidate must have:

  • Be physically able to meet industry certification requirements.
  • Have strong written and spoken communications skills.
  • Be capable of creating technical reports and papers.
  • Have proven problem solving and analysis ability.
  • Flexibility in working hours and the ability to travel 50% of the year.

Please be aware that all applicants must have a legal right to work in the United States. Silixa is not able to support visa applications at this time.

The Package

An attractive and competitive package is being offered. This will include medical, dental, and vision insurance and an employer matched 401k.

Application/Enquiries

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

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment

LabVIEW Software Developer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Location: Elstree, London WD6

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Software, you will be developing and enhancing applications based on Silixa’s unique Distributed Acoustic Sensors (DAS) and Distributed Temperature Sensors (DTS) technology. These sensors are used in a variety of challenging environments requiring near real-time processing and visualization of data streams of up to a few hundred MBps. Responsibilities include:

  • Proposing, developing, coding, implementing, validating and documenting novel software solutions in accordance with the Company’s quality standards
  • Supporting timely and efficient products transfer from development to production
  • Providing customer support, investigating issues and implementing bug fixes
  • Improving, in collaboration with peers, the development of in-house processes and skills

The Candidate:

We are looking for a dynamic and dedicated candidate with the following technical skills:

  • LabVIEW (required)
  • Source code control and bug tracking tools (required)
  • C++, Python, Matlab, C#, Web technologies (nice to have)

Furthermore, the successful candidate is expected to have the following attributes:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage time and work to deadlines
  • Interest in improving user experience and development of user interfaces.
  • Ability to collaborate with peers to achieve the Company’s objectives
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

Qualification/Experience

A good degree or similar qualification/experience in computer science, engineering, physics or a related subject is required. Optical fibre sensing experience is not essential but an interest or technical background in the subject area would be advantageous.

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 resume stating the job role they are interested in to: ukjobs@silixa.com

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment

Distributed Sensing Field Engineer

Job Type: Permanent/Contractor basis

Location: Location: Elstree, London WD6

The Role

Reporting to the Field Service Manager, as a Distributed Sensing Field Engineer, you will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Adhering to Company’s and clients’ HSE requirements and local legislation at all times and actively promote safe work practices
  • Operating the iDAS and ULTIMA systems and maintaining up to date knowledge of lessons learned and other developments
  • Operating Silixa’s proprietary software packages for data handling/processing and maintaining up to date knowledge of lessons learned and other developments
  • Planning and execution of distributed sensing data acquisition, ensuring that a strict acquisition program is formulated and followed
  • Post job finalisation of client deliverables consisting of processed data plots, digital data and end of well reports
  • Handling of optical fibres in preparation for data acquisition (stripping, splicing, testing etc)
  • Carrying out recommended equipment test and verification procedures
  • Participating in field installations of fibre optic cables
  • Performing acquisition system QC and troubleshooting / corrective actions when necessary
  • Preparing supporting documentation for all aspects of project execution including operations manuals, hook-up drawings, system diagrams, installation & commissioning procedures, H&S documentation, etc
    Maintaining all project folders and all supporting documentation
  • Providing feedback and communication for all internal and external clients, presenting data in technical meetings and reporting to project teams and management
  • Liaising with suppliers of equipment and contractors to both external and internal clients
  • Coordinating client support for maintenance, troubleshooting and installation upgrades
  • Supporting ongoing in-house projects, installations and equipment manufacturing

The Candidate:

We are looking for an energetic and dedicated individual, ideally with (but not necessarily requiring) experience in the energy industry (petroleum, renewable, electrical power) and fibre optics in particular.  The candidate should have the ability to work on their own initiative while also contributing to team-oriented projects. The position will require the candidate to be versatile, flexible, hands-on, and a self-starter.

The candidate must possess the self-confidence to challenge actions that may compromise the performance of Silixa’s technology. As the role will require the candidate to undertake a range of industry HSE training & certification before they can be deployed to the field, they must fulfil the medical requirements required to obtain the required certifications.

Qualification/Experience

The candidate should have a relevant engineering or similar technical qualification. However, candidates with extensive experience as a field engineer or working with fibre optics will be also considered.

Required (can be waived if relevant experience can be demonstrated)

  • Minimum of an HNC in an engineering or scientific discipline

Desirable

  • Experience of field installation of fibre optic cables
  • Experience as a wireline engineer
  • Hands-on experience of fibre optic sensing systems and knowledge of distributed fibre optics measurements
  • Knowledge of seismic acquisition and basic data processing

Additionally, the candidate must :

  • Be physically able to meet industry certification requirements

A medical with a Silixa approved doctor will be required prior to any offer of employment

  • Have strong written and spoken communications skills
  • Be capable of creating technical reports and papers
  • Have proven problem solving and analysis ability

Health

Due to the nature of the business, we will require the candidate to be in a position to obtain medical certificates for a variety of job locations, including offshore. Any job offer will be dependent upon the candidate undertaking an appropriate medical at Silixa’s expense to ensure their ability to undertake this role.

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 resume stating the job role they are interested in to: ukjobs@silixa.com

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment

Geotechnical Project Manager – Mining

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Canada (Remote, home office)

The Role

Reporting to the VP Mining, as a Geotechnical Project Manager you will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Comprehensive management of both existing and new geotechnical projects for the mining sector
  • Prepare project proposals when required
  • Ensure on-time and to-specification delivery of Silixa products, solutions, and R&D services
  • Maintain and manage project communication between all relevant parties and the client to ensure high quality service
  • Develop budgets and track costs to meet project goals
  • Forecasting of project resources based on scope of work and management of the resources during project execution
  • Close collaboration with the technical and sales teams to provide feedback to enhance Silixa’s product offerings
  • Follow and improve the Silixa project management process
  • Expand Silixa’s mining geotechnical client base through client interactions and efficient, safe, and high-quality project delivery
  • Lead project reporting with written reports and presentations
  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing team to enhance Silixa’s marketing collateral where appropriate

Qualification/Experience

  • 5–10 years of experience in working with underground/open pit mining projects
  • Experience in and ability to follow mine safety requirements and field conditions
  • Strong network of mining contacts
  • A degree in Geophysics, geotechnical, or mining is preferred.
  • Experience in customer support and client services excellence
  • Can travel for conferences and client meetings and to remote mining locations primarily Australia, and North America, but may also expand to Latin America, Africa and other locations
  • Sales experience and ability to issue technical proposals
  • Ability to manage projects and facilitate communication between internal sales/ engineering team and external client and 3rd parties to ensure a high-quality and timely solution is delivered to client
  • Can connect with new and existing clients, understand their geotechnical challenges, and in working with Silixa prepare and propose value added solutions

Additionally, the candidate must have:

  • Have strong written and spoken communications skills.
  • Be capable of creating detailed technical reports, presentation, and other documentation.
  • Have proven problem solving and analysis ability

Please be aware that all applicants must have a legal right to work in Canada. Silixa is not able to support visa applications at this time.

The Candidate

The candidate will have experience managing technical and/or sensory R&D projects in the mining sector. The successful candidate should be self-motivated to solve mission critical problems through the application of some of the world’s most innovative and advanced sensor technology. The ability to gain a rapid application-level understanding of distributed sensing systems will be required. Willingness to travel as required will be important for this position.

The Package

An attractive and competitive package is being offered.

Application/Enquiries

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

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment

Project Manager — Defense

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Missoula, Montana

The Role

Reporting to General Manager – E&I North America, as Project Manager — Defense you will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Comprehensive management of both existing and new projects for the defense sector
  • Coordinate with clients and Silixa sales and technical teams
  • Ensure on-time and to specification delivery of Silixa products, solutions, and R&D services
  • Maintain high level of project communication between all relevant parties
  • Assist with developing budgets and cost tracking to meet project budgets
  • Resource prediction and based on scope of work and management of resources
  • Close collaboration with the technical and sales teams to provide feedback to enhance Silixa’s product offerings
  • Liaise with suppliers and consultants and maintain familiarity with all project contracts in place
  • Follow and improve the Silixa project management process
  • Assist with expanding Silixa’s defense client base through efficient, safe, and high-quality project delivery
  • Lead project reporting including written reports and presentations
  • Maintain and manage Gantt chart ensuring all project milestones are met
  • Ensure equipment specifications and test procedures conform with regulatory, industry and customer codes, standards and specifications.
  • Coordinate the testing and third-party inspection of components and assemblies.
  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing team to enhance Silixa’s marketing collateral where appropriate
  • Assist with preparation of project proposals when required

Qualification/Experience

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline
  • Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering or scientific discipline (preferable)
  • 5–10 years related defense R&D project management experience
  • Hands-on experience of fiber optic sensing systems and sensor integration (preferable)

Additionally, the candidate must have:

  • Have strong written and spoken communications skills.
  • Be capable of creating detailed technical reports, presentation, and other documentation.
  • Have proven problem solving and analysis ability

Please be aware that all applicants must have a legal right to work in the United States. Silixa is not able to support visa applications at this time.

The Candidate

The candidate will have experience managing technical and/or sensory R&D projects in the defense sector. The successful candidate should be self-motivated to solve mission critical problems through the application of some of the world’s most innovative and advanced sensor technology. The ability to gain a rapid application-level understanding of distributed sensing systems will be required. Willingness to travel as required will be important for this position.

The Package

An attractive and competitive package is being offered. This will include medical, dental, and vision insurance and an employer matched 401k.

Application/Enquiries

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

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

Production Test Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Elstree, London WD6

The Role

We are looking for a Production Test Engineer to join our 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):

  • Performing product testing and troubleshooting
  • Performing service and repair of customer returns
  • Working with Technology department to create and maintain product assembly and test procedures
  • Assisting in implementing new product assembly and test procedures in Production department
  • Ensuring continuous improvement and maintenance of production test stations
  • 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 background in physics or relevant engineering and preferably with industry experience in optoelectronics.

Qualifications/Experience

  • At least a degree in the related technical field
  • Experience in testing of optoelectronic assemblies and systems
  • Knowledge in fibre optic distributed sensing technology
  • Proven fault finding and troubleshooting ability
  • Capable of multitasking, able to work under time pressure
  • Good interpersonal & organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • 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.

Product Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Elstree, London WD6

The Role

We are looking for a Product Engineer to join the team. The position will be based in the UK.

Job description

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

  • Supporting the engineering of products based on specifications from R&D team
  • Designing, developing, and implementing test stations for modular and full system testing of products
  • Building and testing of pre-production prototypes
  • Designing and optimising manufacturing and test processes for new and existing products
  • Creating and maintaining manufacturing documentation to support product releases
  • Leading and coordinating all relevant product compliance testing
  • 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 background in physics or engineering and preferably relevant industry experience in photonics/optoelectronics. This is a hands-on position where the candidate is responsible for leading and implementing product designs and coordinating with multidisciplinary teams to transfer products into manufacturing.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related engineering or science field
  • Demonstrable recent experience in bringing products from proof of concept stage through to manufacturing is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of fibre optic distributed sensing technology would be advantageous
  • Experience in using electrical and optical test instruments
  • Proven fault finding and troubleshooting ability
  • Knowledge of programming languages for hardware testing is highly 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.

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

Silixa promotes equal opportunity in employment.