Electronic Engineering Research & Development Lead - Stevenage

Ref: 1634 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 May 2022
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Electronic Engineering Research & Development Lead
Location:           Stevenage
Salary:                £50,000 to £58,000 + Bonus, Pension, Hybrid working
Working within a world leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an Electronic Engineering (EE) Research & Development Lead. You will be joining as a key member of EE’s Future Business team and, as such, be part of shaping the role and be an integral part of the team’s future. The team is focused on improving every aspect of EE’s response to the research needs of the business and you’ll have support to learn and contribute at every level.
This role will give you the opportunity to work on some of the most advanced electronic research in the business. You will use and develop your knowledge across multiple technology domains, becoming the technical authority for EE’s Future Business team.
You will lead the delivery of EE’s core internal research strategy, work with peers throughout the company (UK and internationally) and participate in senior engineering forums. Your involvement in the long-term vision and strategy of the electronic domain means that you will influence designs and steer the company’s future portfolio of products.
You will become a leading expert in your field and build a network of contacts and peers across the company, with the opportunity to travel as necessary.
Electronic Engineering Research & Development Lead experience required:
This exciting new role has been created to manage the Research and Development activities within the EE’s Future Business team, providing technology leadership and ‘value creation’ for EE. This is achieved by delivery management and future planning of both internal and external research activities.
You will have proven experience and understanding of electronics design. This role requires someone that can think beyond the ‘here and now’ and understand how technology, capability and products can evolve in the future to meet the company and customer’s needs. A proven ability to build and lead a team (local and virtual) to deliver a strategy is necessary, coupled with pro-activeness, motivation, and a tenacity to resolve issues when under pressure.
The role will require you to manage research programmes and funding business cases, build relationships both internally and externally.  
Due to the nature of the role, being DV cleared, or being prepared to undertake DV clearance is essential.
This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a challenging and rewarding position within a world engineering environment where you will have the opportunity to influence and impact the successful delivery of products, central to business success.
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