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Image Sensor Design and Test Engineer, Centre for Electronic Imaging Featured Listing


The Open University

£33,797 to £40,322

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Electronics Engineering




Permanent | Full Time

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The role

The Centre for Electronic Imaging (CEI) at the OU is expanding its capabilities in CMOS image sensor design and characterisation, with the aim to develop new devices and IP for scientific imaging. We are looking for an Image Sensor Design and Test Engineer, who will be engaged in all aspects of the design, modelling, simulation and layout of new CMOS image sensors, their characterisation, interfacing with team members, external engineers and semiconductor foundries, maintaining the design toolkits and dissemination of the results of the research.

Skills and experience

You will have a BSc or equivalent qualification in electronic engineering or a related subject, as well, but not limited to:

  • An excellent understanding of semiconductor physics and electronics;
  • Demonstrable organisational, planning and problem-solving skills, including ability to anticipate and analyse problems and introduce workable solutions;
  • Proven ability and capacity to adapt quickly, flexibly and effectively to change;
  • Good verbal and written communicating skills;
  • Demonstrable ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative;
  • Able to present to a wide range of audiences;
  • Excellent work ethics and attention to detail;

Opportunities for professional development will be provided through formal and informal training.

See the Job Description for further details and desirable qualities.

What you get in return

Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, 33 days holiday per annum pro rata plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days, and an attractive pension proposition.

How to apply

Just complete the application form and send this to us with a copy of your CV and Cover Letter (explaining how you meet the Person Spec) to

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