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Graduate Job Hardware Engineers, TANDBERG Codian Products R&D

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Tandberg
Reference: GP/TNP03
Salary: £32,000  

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TANDBERG is a leading global provider of telepresence, high-definition videoconferencing and mobile video products and services. Its mission is to change the way people communicate, with products that bring people together without the need to get into a car or take to the skies.  TANDBERG support innovative ideas such as telemedicine and remote learning, and help companies reduce their carbon footprint.


TANDBERG has a Global R&D organisation, with two groups in the UK, developing the leading and cutting edge Video Conferencing HD architecture utilising true parallel processing super computer processing power.  With dual headquarters in New York and Norway, the company provides sales, support and value-added services in more than 90 countries worldwide.


In Langley we develop High Definition Multipoint Conferencing Units (MCUs) for bridging multiple video calls into one conference. The TANDBERG Codian 4500 is unarguably the most powerful video conferencing bridge available in the world.


In Reading the team develops the TANDBERG Video Communication Server (VCS). This translates between different video call protocols, allowing the current generation of video phones to communicate to the latest products. It also provides a centralised address book to organise video calling and provides firewall traversal to extend these functions across the public Internet. 


TANDBERG has always placed considerable emphasis on finding the very best graduates, believing that lack of commercial experience is no barrier to entering professional life and developing a successful career, as graduates who join TANDBERG rapidly become highly valuable members of the R&D team. 


Hardware Engineers, TANDBERG Codian Products R&D (MCUs and Gateways)

TANDBERG’s Langley Hardware Engineering Group designs the unique hardware platforms which form the basis of the company’s best-in-the-world video conferencing infrastructure products. Designs are based on the highest performance processors available, built into novel circuit architectures. The group includes a wealth of experience in all aspects of electronic hardware design. As well as system and circuit design, they incorporate CAD engineering and compliance engineering so that the team can deliver fully developed designs to the Codian manufacturing group. 

As a member of the TANDBERG Codian Hardware Development Group, you will have the opportunity to put your academic knowledge to use in a highly productive way. Through mentoring by more experienced team members, you will rapidly gain the broad range of skills and knowledge which will enable you to participate in the design process from concept to production.


The graduates we seek

UK educated candidates should achieve a 2:1 or 1st class honours degree in Computer Science, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Science or Maths, from one of the UK’s top universities. This must be supported by a minimum of AAB at A Level.  You will also need to be passionate about technology and possess proven programming skills, gained either during you degree or as a hobbyist interest. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

·         Design of high speed digital circuits for performance, reliability and manufacturability

·         Working closely with PCB CAD engineers to develop the physical PCB layout

·         Working closely with Mechanical CAD designers as required to develop the complete product

·         Working closely with Software engineering, particularly during prototype bring-up

·         Providing technical support to Manufacturing, especially during the prototype and pre-production phases

·         Verification of the robustness and reliability of the design 

All candidates must possess the desire to follow a hardware design career and Electronic Engineering degree discipline


What we offer:

·         Graduate starting salary of £32k

·         Permanent Health Scheme providing long term disability cover

·         Private Healthcare

·         Death in Service Insurance which currently provides life insurance cover equivalent to 4 times basic salary

·         Up to 8% employer contribution to a Stakeholder Pension Scheme

·         25 days holiday per year

·         Bursary for under-graduates in their final year at University 

Salary/progress review – graduates will have two reviews in the first year; one at six months, one at twelve months.  Experienced recruits will be reviewed twelve months after commencement of employment.  Going forward all applicants are reviewed on the anniversary of their starting date.


Where are our UK offices?

Go to any web based map and enter SL3 6EZ for our Langley office and RG10 9XQ for Reading.

Location: Any Location, South East England, UK locations

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