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Lead Software and Systems Engineer


Grade 8: £41,526 - £49,553 p.a

Closing date

Feb 12, 2021 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time permanent Lead Software and Systems Engineer at the Oxford Robotics Institute and the Department of Engineering Science in central Oxford.

The Lead Software and Systems Engineer accelerates the research activities of the Oxford Robotics Institute by ensuring that its computing, software, and robotics capabilities can facilitate cutting edge research activities and are kept to professional and industry standards.

You should hold a relevant degree in Engineering or Computer Science with post-qualification experience in working in a research group or R&D. The role requires great people management skills and great engineering skills. It requires delegation while taking responsibility and a love of making things work.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ms Laura O’Mahony ( Further information can be found at:



Only online applications received before midday on the 12th February 2021 can be considered. 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.

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

Contact name

Laura O’Mahony

Contact email