Electro Optical Engineer / Electro Optical (EO) Tec

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance, and as a minimum be living in the UK 5 years. .

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

The company are an award winning business, with most recently receiving accreditation for two Gold awards with Investors in People. The awards are "We invest in people" and "We invest in wellbeing". These awards are a true testament to the organisation the supportive culture within the company.

As a Department, we are responsible for supporting the company's complex programmes through the provision of specialist EO support, as well as engaging in cutting-edge R&D activities - both internally, and pan-industry - to support the emerging, next-generation programmes.

This is an exciting role; the successful applicant will join our EO Technology Group, where you will have the opportunity to work on a range of innovative EO technologies and methodologies. In order to support the future needs of the complex portfolio, we have the responsibility for defining and owning the EO technology roadmaps. Your role will centre on developing and demonstrating the associated technologies and techniques through a combination of in-house laboratory & field testing, computational modelling and analysis based on the underpinning science.

You will work within a highly skilled, experienced and multi-disciplinary team that will support you in delivering on our commitments. We will work with you to develop your skill, knowledge and experience, as well as supporting your ongoing professional development, all while ensuring a good work-life balance.

Experience needed:

  • Ideally qualified to degree-level or equivalent experience in a Physics or Engineering based subject, such as; Electronics, Hardware, Computer Science, Software or Systems Engineering etc.
  • A well-rounded, technically-minded scientist or engineer.
  • Have a proven track record of on-time delivery.
  • Able to engage with a broad range of internal and external partners, and forge strategic technical relationships.
  • Be adaptable, self-starting and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Basic project management knowledge, including planning and risk-management, or an aspiration to learn and develop this skill on-the-job.
  • The desire to see innovative concepts from the early R&D phase, through to demonstration and ultimately product development.


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous.
  • Understanding of electro-optic systems; but not essential
  • Experience of infrared imaging or Lidar systems is desirable.
  • Experience of coding and data analysis; working knowledge of Matlab and Simulink is desirable but not essential.

For full information, please get in touch!

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