Archive for February, 2011

Area Sales Manager

February 10, 2011

Area Sales Manager

Due to an internal promotion, our client seeks an Area Sales Manager with a technical understanding of Pressure and Temperature Measurement Solutions. The area to be covered is Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Avon, Dorset, Wiltshire, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West and East Sussex. You must reside in this area.

COMPANY: Well established and has global offices with over 5000 people and 45 people in the UK. Their products are Gauges, Transducers, Transmitters and Calibration products and there markets are very diverse such as Power, Renewable Energies, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverage and Pharmaceutical to name just a few.

CANDIDATE: You will have a proven background as an external Sales person who is capable of taking responsible for your own geographical area and you will be able to manage existing business as well as be able to develop and find new Accounts. You will be able to keep up to date records and work closely with the Internal Support Team. You must have a technical understanding, background or a technical qualification. You will have a strong appetite to win new business and have strong customer relationship skills. You will be computer literate with Microsoft Office as well as having excellent communication and organisational skills. It would be very desirable if you have knowledge of Electrical and Electronic Instrumentation Solutions.

BENEFITS: The basic salary on offer is c£30,000 + on target bonus of £3,000 as well as a fully expensed company car, private medical, critical health and life insurance and pension.

Junior Embedded Software Engineer Staffordshire

February 10, 2011

Position:Junior Embedded Software Engineer
Location:Fradley, Lichfield, Staffordshire

Reporting to the Chief Software Engineer, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proven capability and experience in this high-profile embedded software design and development role. The work will involve designing real-time embedded software for high-performance control systems used in gasoline engine management applications, and innovative electric and hybrid power trains for new technology vehicle applications. This role is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious graduate engineer with around two years hands-on experience who is considering his or her first job move and who wishes to gain further software development experience in an important area of new technology.

Duties will include:

 Realisation of embedded software for 8-, 16- and 32-bit micro controllers using established company design practices and software life cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards.
 Interpretation of system requirements in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers to generate software requirements using formal methods.
 Generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the “V” life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests.
Code implementation using the C programming language, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments.
Generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process.
Participation in Software FMEA, HAZOP and other similar review techniques.
Qualifications & Experience:
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate skills & experience in some of the following:
Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role within an embedded product development environment.
Degree-qualified in an appropriate science or engineering discipline (Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics).
Experience with Infineon TriCore family of microcontrollers, preferably using the Tasking or HighTechGNU tools chain.
Experience with Freescale MPC5554 or other PowerPC microcontrollers, preferably using the DiabData tools chain.
Experience with other 16 / 32 bit microcontroller platforms will be considered.
Experience using requirements management and specification tools, for example DOORS, OSEE, or MKS.
Experience using configuration management tools for example AllChange, ClearCase or MKS.
Experience with software analysis methodologies including Yourdon SASD or UML.
Experience in the use of model-based development tools including Matlab, Simulink Stateflow, TargetLink or Embedded Coder.
Experience using software test verification tools including Tessy and LDRA Testbed.
Experience with CAN based test tools including Canalyser, Canape, PCAN or ValueCAN.
Familiarity, (meaning the ability to understand basic operation and interpret schematics) with micro-electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry. Higher level of hardware competence, especially the ability to work with power electronic systems would be advantageous.
Good test and analysis skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
A team player with the additional ability to work alone unsupervised.
Highly-motivated and capable of working on concurrent activities.

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Junior Technical Consultant Edinburgh

February 4, 2011

Junior Technical Consultant Edinburgh

The Company:

Our client produce and support the world leading document assembly product based in Edinburgh.

We are keen to hear from bright, talented and passionate graduates.

The Role:

The position requires a versatile Technical Consultant who will help us deliver first rate support to our blue chip client base. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, while also working closely with an established team. Main responsibilities will be providing first and second-line support for company users, maintaining existing product sets, and some template development.

The Candidate:

A talented graduate with a good degree (2:2 or above).

Broad experience with Microsoft Word and Windows are essential.  Must be confident and able to take the initiative, have excellent analytical skills, be an independent worker, be eager to learn new skills, be able to focus on delivering to deadlines, and be an excellent written and verbal communicator.

Salary: £18-22K depending on experience