Principal Robotic Systems Engineer

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Marine Robotics Innovation Centre - National Oceanography Centre


The marine robotics innovation centre officially opened November 23rd of 2015 by Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science.

The opening brings together the National Oceanography Centre’s nearly 20 years of experience and its globally acclaimed  design and operations of marine autonomous systems.

Marine Autonomous Systems are a multibillion pound industry and are considered disruptive technologies that will provide significant growth to global economies. 

The marine robotics innovation centre is already home to UK innovate funded projects, among additional science, and commercial ventures that are furthering power capabilities, sensors, communications, and the creation of new autonomous platforms.

The 4 primary goals of the marine robotics innovation centre are:

  • To create a step change in marine autonomous systems.
  • To create an exchange of ideas from a diverse range of public and private sectors that when brought together will overcome similar challenges.
  • To generate collaborative projects that result from bringing together design, manufacturing, and end users of marine autonomous systems.
  • To be the epicentre on regulation and legislation, risk and reliability, communication and control.

More information about the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre and the National Oceanography Centre can be found on their website 

Positions Available:

Principal Robotic Systems Engineer 

Working closely with the Marine Autonomous Robotic Systems (MARS) team, you will provide technical oversight of MARS team members and project management of key internally and externally funded innovation centre projects. You will take the lead in the development of a variety of exciting and innovative projects from initial ideas and discussions to specifications, design, implementation and testing, and finally through to sea trials.  

For more information and to apply click here.

What we can offer you:

In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including an RCUK pension scheme, 30 days annual leave with a further 14 public/local days off and free car-parking.  

Opportunities for further training and development are supported.

More information on the MARS team and the role can be found here.

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