Terry Parris Associates Limited
£55k - £60k
13 Nov 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Confirmation of Vacancy



Reporting to R&D Director

UK and International travel

Overall Job Purpose

To work as an active member of R&D Dept. to develop the technology roadmap by working with product management, technology partners and universities.

To identify, evaluate and recommend new technologies for integration into EC products

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the technology roadmap
  • Develop partnerships with relevant companies and bodies to ensure we identify emerging technologies that could add value to our products.
  • Critically evaluate new technologies to determine their applicability to our products
  • Work with NPD to integrate new technologies into products
  • Define and develop performance based test plans in order to validate new technologies
  • Provide accurate time and cost estimates at the outset of new projects
  • Follow company development procedures ensuring full documentation is completed for all projects.
  • To work within the Company?s ISO Standards and procedures.
  • Other duties as required.

Person Specification

Excellent knowledge of:

  • Sensors and sensing systems (structured light, stereoscopic cameras, Time of Flight, 3d Cameras, thermal imaging, capacitive sensing etc)
  • Communications mechanisms and protocols. RS232, RS485, Ethernet, CAN Bus, ModBus (ASCII and RTU).
  • Internet of Things
  • Electric motors preferably for automation and / or robotics

Some knowledge/experience of:

  • EMC requirements and design with regard to CE certification.
  • Use of CAD. Schematic capture and PCB layout.


  • SW application development (python, java, C#, etc)
  • Embedded FW development (C, C++)

Five Core Competencies

  • Job Knowledge & Expertise
  • Networking
  • Delivering Results
  • Communication Skills

Problem Solving & Decision Making

Our client offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package. To apply for this position, please go through the link and we will call you to discuss the position and company.

Terry Parris Associates are recruitment consultants who value the needs of their clients and candidates. We are always happy to discuss vacancies, so if you are interested in this or any other position we have please give us a call.

Salary: £60k East Sussex Job Ref: 4023TPP

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