This position is an ideal opportunity for a talented and motivated engineer seeking to transfer skills from academia into a commercial environment. The successful candidate will gain experience applying their skills to the development and delivery of an entirely new product to the radio over fibre market.
As well as gaining practical expertise in applied physics, this new member of the development team will be mentored by senior management at PPM and Innovate UK in project delivery, business development, and corporate strategy; preparing them for an executive role as a future captain of industry.
You will have a PhD in the field of optical fibre communications or an MSc with industrial experience, a strong foundation in the use of specialist optical and RF test equipment, proven practical lab skills, and experience of numerical modelling. Further to this, you will also have demonstrable experience with:
Optical fibre and radio frequency system simulation
Ownership, analysis, and delivery of resolutions to highly technical problems
Realisation of practical demonstrations using theoretical principles and techniques
The successful candidate will have strong organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills to integrate their efforts with a wider development team.
You will be embedded in the technical team at Pulse Power and Measurement (PPM) and will work alongside, and with, our other project development teams. You will be supported by Dr Paul Harper and Dr Wladek Forysiak from Aston University’s Institute of Photonics Technologies (AiPT); a world-leading centre for research in applicable methods for optical fibre and photonics. PPM and AiPT have a collaborative relationship that spans many years, so you will enjoy the benefit of a well-established working relationship between both academic and industry partners.
PPM has been changing the world of radio over fibre for the last 25 years; transferring the latest advancements in component technologies into class leading solutions for high-performance cellular, satellite, and defence applications. The business has identified a strong need for advancement in the current state-of-the-art and would like you to be a part of making that happen; we look forward to meeting you.
What is a KTP?
This project is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by PPM and Innovate UK. As a KTP associate you will have a dedicated £6,000 budget to access extensive personal development opportunities to support your future career.
To learn more go to www.aston.ac.uk/ktp
For informal enquiries about this role please contact: Dr Paul harper: Tel: 0121 204 3525 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org