• Senior Design Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
    Job Reference
    No. of Openings
    No. of Openings Remaining
    Group Engineering
    Job Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Renishaw is actively seeking to recruit an experienced applied mathematician or computer scientist or applied physicist to join the expanding/small acoustic systems technology team based in the Edinburgh office. This is a technical R&D role that would suit someone with advanced skills and recent experience in Matlab programming and with a strong mathematical ability (signal processing, modelling and/or analytics.)

    The successful applicant will work on acoustic/ultrasonic systems and will be able to develop his/her own professional skills as a specialist acoustic systems design engineer and/or a more dedicated software engineer within the Group Engineering Division. This opportunity is based in Edinburgh with occasional travel to sites in Gloucestershire.


    •A degree in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering
    •Knowledge of Signal Processing Techniques
    •Strong Programming Skills (knowledge of Matlab and C/C++ essential)

    Key Responsibilities

    • Design, Implementation and testing of Matlab applications for automated NDT inspection probes
    • Performing calibration and metrology testing for acoustic systems which form part of a robotic platform
    • Quantitative Data Analysis for System Performance assessment
    • Software requirements capture and specification

    Desirable Requirements

    • A Post-graduate degree (e.g. Masters or PhD) in a related subject
    • Object-Oriented Programming
    • Experience with Matlab GUIs and graphical simulation
    • Experience of Machine Pattern Recognition / Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence




    When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a  9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews.. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a face to face interview, which will comprise of technical and behavioural questions. This may include an informal problem-solving task(s). It is our obligation to safeguard applicants and our employees during the recruitment process. This applies to the conduct of the interview itself. All applicants will be asked at screening stage whether reasonable adjustments at interview stage are required to ensure appropriate measures are in place to facilitate an effective interview or assessment process.


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