Research Engineer in Energy-Efficient IoT Monitoring - KTP Associate

£35,000 - £36,500

Theydon Bois, Essex - 24 months

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Job description

DUTIES OF THE POST

*Developing and testing the embedded software and hardware used by AND, including the Renesas SOTB chips
*Assessing the relevance of the latest research to the challenge of developing a multi-source energy harvesting system, and auditing existing technologies
*Identifying and implementing the most effective techniques for the transfer of data that maximise throughput and efficiency whilst minimising local processing power needs
*Investigating and leading the decision-making on low-power alternatives to GPS for location tracking
*Investigating and leading the decision-making on the configuration of hardware and lower level embedded code to minimise power usage
*Publishing academic journal articles and drafting patent applications, where required
*Preparing and presenting results of the research programme to both technical panel meetings and lay audiences

Project description

The University of Essex in partnership with AND Technology Research Ltd (AND) offers an exciting opportunity for a graduate with the relevant skills and knowledge to develop a first-in-class suite of self-powered, battery-less sensors utilising low-powered processing and an intelligent multi-source energy harvesting system to deliver continuous monitoring capability.

About the business

AND Technology Research provides expert engineering design and development services taking projects from conception to completion to launch. With 40 years of industry experience, we know how to turn ideas into successful products whilst ensuring efficient management of risk, cost and time. By combining our expertise in innovate, make, and test, we have all the in-house skills to create assured and proven technology solutions that meet the needs of our customers. From start-ups to blue chips, we partner with companies during any stage of the project lifecycle. Our highly skilled innovation consultants and experienced engineers allow us to tackle complex projects and solve a wide variety of engineering challenges. AND works across sectors and has completed many successful projects in the IoT, Energy, and Medical markets. https://andtr.com/

Technology/Research

Research/IoT Engineering

BSc in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or related discipline; MSc in Electronic Engineering, Embedded Systems, IoT or a related discipline, or relevant industry experience

3 December 2020

25 January 2021

1 March 2021

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DUTIES OF THE POST

*Developing and testing the embedded software and hardware used by AND, including the Renesas SOTB chips
*Assessing the relevance of the latest research to the challenge of developing a multi-source energy harvesting system, and auditing existing technologies
*Identifying and implementing the most effective techniques for the transfer of data that maximise throughput and efficiency whilst minimising local processing power needs
*Investigating and leading the decision-making on low-power alternatives to GPS for location tracking
*Investigating and leading the decision-making on the configuration of hardware and lower level embedded code to minimise power usage
*Publishing academic journal articles and drafting patent applications, where required
*Preparing and presenting results of the research programme to both technical panel meetings and lay audiences