We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Technical Specialist to join our dynamic technical operations team, which strives to provide a sector leading technical support for FSE and the wider University. With a commitment to customer service excellence and a passion for science and engineering, the Technical Specialist (Software Engineering for Robotic Systems) will provide an agile technical support service for the CRADLE Prosperity Partnership.
The University of Manchester has recently established the Manchester Centre for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence and is a recognised lead in the development of robots for extreme environments, particularly nuclear. The Technical Specialist (Robotics) will be located in Manchester to support the recently awarded EPSRC Prosperity Partnership: Centre for Robotic Autonomy in Demanding and Long-lasting Environments (CRADLE). CRADLE is a collaborative programme with Jacobs involving approximately 20 researchers from The University of Manchester and a similar number of engineers from Jacobs. The primary aim of CRADLE is to develop novel technologies that will allow autonomous robots to be reliably deployed in demanding environments, such as space, nuclear and urban infrastructure, for long lengths of time.
Key aspects of this role will include:
What you will get in return:
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
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Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.
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Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Christopher Page
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.