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Phantom Limb Research VR Project - Unreal Engine Developer

Posted 20 June 2016

Manchester University is looking for a VR / Unreal Engine developer for working on Mark4 of the Phantom Limb Project:

This is likely to be a short project but it's a great chance to get into VR for a project that is genuinely helping people. Contact:#

oni@section9.co.uk


Early-stage Geolocation Startup seeking part-time Big Data Analyst, Back End Developer/Architect, iOS Developer

Posted 21 May 2016

Colmeia is an early-stage start-up in the geo-location space, founded by two executive MBA graduates from London Business School and a PhD researcher at Queen Mary University.

We’re looking for three technical experts to join our growing team. The company is based in London but developers can be based anywhere where there is a reliable internet connection.

More details on each of the three part-time roles here:

To apply, please send a CV and any other relevant information to hello@colmeia.io No Agencies Please.

About Colmeia

Colmeia is a networking assistant designed to help users to keep track of people they meet using the mobile device’s built-in capabilities. Leveraging advanced geolocation technologies along with the power, resilience and agility of analytics and cloud storage, Colmeia can be discreetly used to enable users to identify the people they want to meet at an event and never miss or forget a contact again. In addition, it provides powerful analytics and insight for the organizers of events, ensuring its participants get the most out of the time they invest in attending.

Asylum Models and Effects are seeking an Electronic Engineer, Wimbledon, London

Posted 11 May 2016

Asylum Models and Effects are seeking an Electronic Engineer on a full time permanent basis to start ASAP. The job covers an exceptionally wide range of disciplines mainly centering on electronics alongside other associated fields within the industry. The company focuses on special effects and model making for commercials and films, more recently moving into the fields of high end visual merchandising and art installations.

A list of previous work and the kind of projects you could be involved with can be found at: http://asylumsfx.com/work/work-tags/electronics

The company is based in Wimbledon in south west London with an extensive workshop allowing the majority of work to be done in house. There will be the opportunity for overtime/overnight work involved with an excellent overtime compensation scheme in place. There may be a chance of some international travel with the role. As this is a diverse role we welcome applicants from all backgrounds but ideally with experience with a number of the following and a basic understanding of the majority:

   Embedded C: Specifically AVR Microcontroller/Arduino
   Embedded Linux (RPi/Beaglebone/OpenWrt/Linux Command Line)
   Large scale LED installation – 12V/Addressable LED tape/High Power LED/DMX
   Industrial PLC/HMI (Unitronics)
   Networking (Ethernet/RS485)
   Communication Protocols (RS232, UART, SPI, I2C,DMX,Art-Net)
   Motor Control / Stepper / Servo
   Soldering – TH and SMT
   PCB Schematic capture / layout
   Panel Wiring
   Reverse engineering/ modification of existing products
   Electrical test and repair or SFX equipment (fans/smoke machines/lighting etc)
   Pyrotechnics
   .Net programming / Java / C / C++ / Python
   Web development (HTML5/CSS/PHP/Javascript)
   Mechanical Manufacturing/Metalworking/Woodworking
   CNC/Laser Cutter/3d Printer

To apply please send a CV, covering letter, salary expectation and any other relevant materials to george@asylumsfx.com

Due to the large volume of applications we will be unable to respond to all enquiries individually. No Agencies Please

Key Science Demonstration Developer, GASTRONAUT, London

Posted 11 Jan 2016

The best job in the (Science Communication) world: developing and delivering the huge Big Bang Fair Headline shows and various research/production projects

Contract type: Short-term full-time job starting ASAP (January 2016) to March 22nd 2016, with potential ongoing work afterwards. If the right candidate wants to do this role as a freelancer or part-time, and they have fantastic experience and ability, it may be possible.

Salary: circa £25,200 (£2,100/month) pro rata (depending on experience) Or £100-150/day on freelance basis (depending on experience) Location: London N5, with location trips incl a week at NEC Birmingham.

The company: Gastronaut (www.thegastronaut.com) is a multimedia company run by producer Stefan Gates, creating major kick-ass sci-comm/food stage shows, TV projects and books. The main show currently in pre-production is the headline show for Big Bang Fair ‘Gastronaut and the Quantum Mechanical Chocolate Factory’, a Wonka-esque fantastical food/science show involving robots, chocolate engineering, flying fish and instant strawberry clouds. Other shows, TV and book projects are also ongoing, and most of the company’s work involves exploring, playing, ideas-generation, building stuff, assessing risks and blowing things up. The office and workshop are full of noise, laughter and general trouble-making. Culturally it’s Radio 6, with occasional bouts of Rudimental and One Direction. Lunch is always provided.

Job: Key demo developer – a bright, fun, hard-working, creative person with excellent research and DIY skills and a great grasp of multidisciplinary science communication who can help build and deliver the planned show for Big Bang Fair, including prop-building, risk assessment and a bit of production management. You’ll be working with Stefan and two brilliant co-presenters on the main show, and will be on-stage to present it. You’ll be expected to help out with other Gastronaut projects and shows, too (including prep and on-stage work and YouTube videos). There’s occasional weekend performance work, and time off in lieu is given for this. You should be happy to have a DBS check carried out, and a clean DBS certificate is essential to the role. NB previous key demo developers have had a great time and gone on to jobs in TV.

Skills required: Excellent DIY/engineering and research skills, a great understanding of multidisciplinary science communication, live events and general nerdery. You should be responsible, creative, self-disciplined and happy to work independently. You should also be a lot of fun to be with, adaptable and understanding of the strange demands of the media. It would also be helpful (though not obligatory) for the candidate to have media production skills for YouTube videos, electronics-building ability, experience of working with children and a full UK driving licence.

To apply, email your CV and an informal letter about yourself to Stefan@thegastronaut.com but please take a look FIRST at www.thegastronaut.com and youtube.com/GastronautTV Cheers.

HTML5/JS simple web app

Posted 1/SEP/2015

Hello,

I am producing a video series for the Guardian where we want to build an app that our presenter can use in her native L.A.

To illustrate the positivities of Open Data we would like to build her an app that uses her geolocation, crime rates and public transport tables to provide the safest route home for her.

We will need to build this app in the next 3-5 days and I am hoping to work with the Times in LA to use info they have collected to make this map.

The app can be quite scaled down and the interface basically non-existent- this is a beta tool that shows whats possible with open data.

If interested please get in contact ASAP.

Thank you! budge.caroline [AT] gmail.com

iOS / BLE App

Posted 6th May 2015

A research student based at Royal College of Art / Imperial College is looking for a developer to build a simple iOS (iPad if possible) app that will talk to a BLE device (currently working with https://punchthrough.com/bean/ but anything would do). On top of getting and sending data from the BLE device I will need to build a GUI, but that will come in a later stage, so not strictly necessary at the moment but experience in this area will be considered as a plus!

More about their SDK here https://github.com/PunchThrough/Bean-iOS-OSX-SDK

Please contact me at giulio.ammendola [AT] gmail.com for discussing budget and specifics. Thanks!


Contract Embedded Software Engineer

Posted 30th April 2015

Sustainable Ventures, a hybrid VC / Incubator (http://www.sustainableventures.co.uk/about/), is looking for an engineer to support the technical development of a heating controls product of one of our startups. The role requires abilities in rapid innovation and electronics, and will lead parts of product development for a period of at least two (2) months, ideally 5 days a week, starting immediately.

TECHNICAL BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS • Electronics Engineering • C, C++ • Functional Safety • GSM familiarity • Arduino / Atmel AVR microprocessors • Embedded Software • PCBs • Hardware Design

SPECIFIC TASK WORK • Work with and improve prototype product • Firmware development • Firmware improvement, where malfunctioning • Production support • Debugging • Improve functionality


The role functions within one of our promising early stage energy efficiency startups, and will support product development through to its installation phase over the summer.

Please send us an email at arjune.shukla[at]sustainableventures.co.uk if interested, we are looking to fill the role as soon as possible.


Software Engineer with skills in embedded C and C++ (flexible)

Posted 7th April 2015

We are developing a wearable performance tracking device and system for team sports, enabling athletes to measure, compare and improve their physical performance. As a young high tech startup, we are in the European Space Agency's Incubation Program. We have a very international team with complementary skills and share lots of passion for the idea.

So far, we have built a backend with data mining capabilities and a working prototype of the tracker, which uses satellite navigation and an intertial measurement system. We are looking for a software engineer with skills in embedded C and C++, who will help us take the firmware of our tracking device to the next level.

Job type and working hours, as well as location are flexible, the start date should be as soon as possible. We are not into CVs. Please send us an email, some project or code you’re extremely proud or your GitHub profile and then let’s talk! Contact: jobs@tracktics.zone.


Measurement System with BLE Sensor Nodes and Mobile Hub (Freelance)

Posted 30th March 2015

We are a small high-tech company (based in Cambridge) looking for a low-power, wireless measurement and data logging solution for deployment in different indoor environments.

  • Several wireless measurement nodes periodically transfer data to a central hub via low-energy wireless technology (BLE).
    Average power consumption <1mW, powered by PV module with rechargeable battery or supercapacitor.
    Measurements: two or more ADCs, I2C for sensors
  • The hub (smartphone or tablet) displays the information from all nodes and uploads it via mobile network (GSM) to a server accessible by us.

It is likely that we will require several complete systems.

For more details see: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ipfw66iv6vqghv5/1503_ble-gsm_logger_c2.pdf


Mechanical Design Engineer/Technician/Maker - Imgenious - Finsbury Park/Upper Holloway, N19 (http://www.imgenious.co.uk)

Posted: 4th March 2015

We are looking for a freelancer with potential for employment in the future as the company grows. Imgenious is a newly formed startup, consisting of scientists, engineers and makers, providing bespoke hardware and software design services for scientific research and interaction technology. We also have a few products in the pipeline. Typically our work consists of multi-disciplinary projects, involving elements of mechanical, electronics and software. We have a fully kitted out workshop with a CNC router, 3D printers, lathe, pillar drill, mitre saw, electronics assembly and test equipment. We are looking for someone with mechanical design and manufacture skills and experience. Their role will be to take the lead with both the design and also the manufacture of items for clients and also manage our workshop. We would ideally require someone with expertise in:

  • CAD design using Autodesk Inventor, or another similar CAD package (e.g. SolidWorks) and willing and able to make the transition to Autodesk Inventor.
  • Working with plastics and non-ferrous metals.
  • Using a CNC router and CAM Software (Mach 3, VCarve Pro).
  • Designing for and using 3D printers.
  • Manual machining experience (lathe, manual mill).
  • Additional skills such as electronics, programming, and interest in technology would be of benefit.

For more details of our company and projects we have worked on in the past, please visit our website at http://www.imgenious.co.uk. If you're interested please get in touch at info@imgenious.co.uk. A CV and information on past projects/experience would also be very helpful.


Development Support Technician - LED Video Wall Control Systems @ Carallon, W14 (http://www.carallon.com)

Posted: 26th January 2015

Carallon are looking for a Development Support Technician to join our product development team specialising in product testing of LED Video Wall Control Systems. We specialise in industrial hardware and software design of control systems for the entertainment industry - mostly lighting, video and motion control.

Past projects have included Wholehog lighting consoles, graphical control systems for stage equipment motion and lifting, Pharos Architectural Controllers (http://www.pharoscontrols.com ) and Brompton Technology video wall control solutions (http://www.bromptontech.com ).


If you are interested or know someone that might be - more details at:

http://www.carallon.com/assets/files/Development%20Support%20Technician%20Jan%202015.pdf

Please send a CV and cover letter to careers@carallon.com



All kinds of positions available at a big London Digital Agency - DigitasLBi

Posted: 6th August 2014

We have over 40 positions available in our London office currently, across all disciplines. (Interface Developers, .Net Developers, Java developers, Creative Technologists, Technical Architects, Client Services positions, Creative, Media, Delivery Management and User Experience)

Look here : http://www.digitaslbi.com/uk/jobs/

However, I'm specifically looking for a few people ASAP :

DevOps Engineer (Junior and Senior) : https://careers-digitaslbi.icims.com/jobs/2195/senior-devops-engineer/job

Systems Engineer : https://careers-digitaslbi.icims.com/jobs/2332/systems-engineer/job

Database Engineer : MongoDB, NoSQL skills.

Email me if you have any specific questions.

Thanks.


Electrical Engineer/ Software Engineer/ Solder Technician, Full time/ Internship, London

Posted: July 7th 2014

Position: Electrical Engineer, Circuit & PCB design with Altium/ development of programmable Appliances

Position: Software Engineer, embedded C++ and Python

Position: Solder Technician, operate small production line with pick-and-place machine/ reflow oven and hand SMD soldering

Location: South Kensington/ Finsbury Park, London

Term: Full-time/ Internship

Salary: competitive dependent on skills and experience


The Role

MeshPower is a rural electrification company that develops and operates mini electricity grids around the world. We are looking for motivated electrical & software engineers to join our small research and development team at the Imperial College Incubator. Furthermore we are looking for a solder technician that can help us operate our production line at Finsbury Park.

For detailed job descriptions please see http://www.meshpower.co.uk/careers.html

For questions please contact us directly on 020 3763 9474 or on careers@meshpower.co.uk

Android App Developer

We are looking for an android app developer to help build a simple location aware app. It needs to look slick and could probably be finished in a weekend.

We are building this with a view to expanding in the near future, so this is an opportunity to get in at the ground floor. We are happy to provide remuneration in the form of either company shares now, or cash within three months post completion (though probably sooner); whichever is preferable.

Successful completion of this project will likely lead to inclusion on our other exciting projects. If you are interested, or know of someone that might be, please email me directly at j@om.ni or call 07952142629

Thanks!

James

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