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ORI Senior Engineer


Grade 8: £41,526 – £49,553 p.a.

Closing date

Nov 27, 2019 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time permanent Senior Engineer at the Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) and the Department of Engineering Science in central Oxford.

The Senior ORI Engineer will be responsible for the development and continuing management of the ORI’s Engineering operations. The ORI Senior Engineer will be responsible for delivery of robotics excellence across software and hardware, feeding into the ORI’s research agenda, field trials, industrial engagement and to a lesser extent, the undergraduate teaching program.

This is a diverse role that requires working with the managers of existing teams across different disciplines and across different research agendas. It requires great people management skills and great engineering skills. It requires delegation while taking responsibility and a love of making things work.

You should hold a relevant degree in engineering or computer science. You should have expertise in engineering involving the coupling or embedding of large software projects to hardware. You should have experience managing a team and leading them with evidence of good judgement and reliability.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ms Laura O’Mahony using the email address below. Further information can be found at: and

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 27 November 2019 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

Ms Laura O’Mahony

Contact email