Electronics/Electrical Engineer (R&D)

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Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

This role would sit within our brand new research and development team; specifically the control and simulation team. you will have the opportunity to work on products that directly impact the future of renewable energy.

All of this will happen in our state of the art research centre! What you'll do Work on designing and developing brand new products related to the electrification of heat.Design both digital and analogue circuits for various R&D projects.Create and maintain electrical schematics.Program microcontrollers, PLCs and microprocessors.Assist Control Engineers with selecting appropriate I/O hardware.Perform experimental testing and hardware diagnostics on custom electronic and electrical designs.Assess electrical designs against safety regulations.Advise the Control & Simulation Team and Mechanical Engineering Team on matters related to electrical/mechatronic designWhat you'll need A degree in Engineering (preferably Electronic, Electrical or Mechatronic) or any other similar field. Equivalent, high-level qualifications are acceptable with industrial experience.Experience using electrical CAD software.Working knowledge of communication protocols, such as I2C, SPI, etc.Proven proficiency in at least one of the following: Python, C, C++, C#, Java.Sound knowledge of power electronics and power systems.Experience with PCB design and layout.Hands on experience assembling control circuits, measuring and fault finding (including soldering and safe wiring techniques)It would be great if you had Experience with embedded Linux development.An understanding of core concepts from control theory.Experience working with Simulink, LabView, or similar software.Knowledge of electrical safety regulations and certificationWhy you'll love it hereOctopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about!What do you get? Click hereIf this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

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