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Job Type: Permanent

Location: Elstree, UK

Reporting to the Head of Software, you will be validating and enhancing products 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.

Key responsibilities:

  • Creating comprehensive test cases and test plans
  • Validating products 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
  • Reviewing products documentation and provide meaningful feedback
  • 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:

  • Test case / plan tools (required)
  • Source code control and bug tracking tools (required)
  • Programming language knowledge (nice to have)
  • Experience with electronic/optic products (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

Qualifications/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 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

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)

Additionaly,  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