Graduate Engineer

From £20,000 - Fareham

Posted: 16th, Jan 2019

Reference N°: 41088

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £20,000 pa however the client may pay up to £23,500 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

The Company

A leading engineering company

The Role

Working as part of a team of specialists, the Graduate Engineer will develop a range of skills to conduct Contact and Contactless testing on Payment (Point of Sale) Terminals, contributing to the product accreditation and approval process.

You will also have the opportunity to join our Graduate Development/Progression Scheme to ensure a full understanding of all business functions and operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Carry out test activities within the SmartCard laboratory, consisting of:

- Testing payment terminals to EMVCo, Mastercard and Amex specifications

- Performing Mastercard (M-TIP and PVT) Tool Validation, including Test Script Validation

Create high quality technical reports for delivery to both the client and technical authorities.

Work closely with customers during attended testing.

Assist in developing new SmartCard services for our current and new clients.

Assist in developing automated test procedures using VBA Java script etc

Develop and build relationships with existing and potential clients

Represent the company at conferences or working groups

Provide assistance in defined other areas of the business as required

Implement 5S and assist with continuous improvement ideas

The Candidate

Essential Criteria:

Degree (or equivalent qualification) in Computer Science, Physics or a similar STEM field

Good understanding of IT systems, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook

A quick learner with an interest in SmartCard technologies

Strong organisational, time management and problem solving skills with a high level of analytical and pattern recognition skills

Ability to deliver work independently, or as part of a team, to defined deadlines

Conscientious with good interpersonal skills and commercial awareness

An enthusiastic attitude with a willingness to be involved in continuous improvement activities

The ability to work closely and professionally with customers and the willingness to support adhoc flexible working to assist international clients outside of standard working hours.

Desirable Criteria:

Experience in an engineering or IT environment

Thoroughly computer literate with hands on software/hardware ability

Programming skills

Understanding of RF measurement techniques

Use of test equipment such as spectrum/network analysers, signal generators, RF power meters etc

The Package

The minimum salary offered for this position is £20,000 pa however the client may pay up to £23,500 pa to a candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities.

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