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Research Support Engineer

  • Office: Extron Europe
  • Location: Dartford, Kent, UK
  • Department: Engineering
  • # of Openings: 1

Extron is currently seeking a confident and enthusiastic technologist to support our Research Director in his work developing video compression methods and techniques that are applied as a core process for a range of products. The applicant needs to be highly confident in video and computer technology and its setup and configuration. The application should also have the confidence to investigate and understand new technologies and methods of operating, be able to work with variety of technical products, to operate, update and maintain them. They should have an enquiring mind and enthusiasm to learn new things, investigate and ask questions.

Qualified candidates will have:

Essential Skills:
  • Experience with: Video and Computer Graphics, electronics test equipment.
  • Knowledge of PC video compression formats and players, with a good understanding of how to get the best performance out of them.
  • Ability to specify and build custom, high performance PCs to facilitate testing.
  • UK First Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in electronics or other relevant subject.
  • Minimum of 2 years hardware design engineering experience.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Be able to investigate and research technology and solutions under the guidance of the Research Director.
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work co-operatively in a team environment and as part of a close interaction with the Research Director, be willing and able to hold constructive technical discussions to review research finding goals.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Support and assist the Research Director in his activities.
  • Operating and maintaining test configurations. Setting up equipment to an advanced level. Configuring video codecs and investigating methods of maximizing test equipment performance.
  • Research and recommend test equipment to fulfill new research requirements.
  • Document test setups and configurations.
  • Performance other activities and responsibilities as requested by the Research Director.

Then please apply directly by sending your English CV and cover letter to nl-jobs@extron.com.

For 35 years, Extron, headquartered in Anaheim, California, has been a leading developer and manufacturer of professional AV system products. Extron products are used to integrate video and audio into presentation systems for today's high tech boardrooms, presentation/training centers, university lecture halls, and other applications. Our corporate philosophy is founded on three concepts: Service, Support, and Solutions - S3. By following this standard, Extron has become one of the leading providers of products and training to the professional AV industry.

As an industry leader, Extron is committed to maintaining the outstanding level of quality services our customers expect. We strive to continually provide Service, Support, and Solutions - S3 to our customers. Our customers are our most important asset, and our employees are essential in maintaining that asset.

We are currently seeking quality individuals who can help us grow, and who desire to achieve a professional and rewarding career opportunity.

You may apply in person or send a resume via fax, mail, or e-mail (resumes sent by e-mail must be in PDF format) with salary requirements to:

Extron USA
Human Resources
1025 E. Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805
Fax: 714.687.6378

Please No Phone Calls

Extron Europe
Human Resources
Hanzeboulevard 10
3825 PH  Amersfoort
The Netherlands
Fax: +31.33.453.4061

Please No Phone Calls

Extron Asia
Human Resources
135 Joo Seng Road #04-01
Singapore 368363
Fax: +65.6383.4994

Please No Phone Calls

Extron Middle East & Africa
Human Resources
Dubai Airport Free Zone
F13, PO Box 293666
Dubai, UAE
Fax: +971.4.299.1881

Please No Phone Calls

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