Graduate Engineer

Graduate Engineer


Job Title: Graduate Engineer
PervasID design and sell world leading technology readers that allow customers to detect, locate and track passive RFID tags at up to 20m to create efficient and effective processes that enables their customers to implement efficient and effective processes. Their readers provide a cost-effective solution to enable processes that gain insights to help increase customer service, improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase throughput.

PervasID is a spin out from Cambridge University, venture capital backed, and growing rapidly in all geographic regions. The Engineer is a key member of the team; improving PervasID’s product to help it achieve financial growth through maintaining and improving on its market leading product performance.

Job Description
The primary objective is to support hardware and software UHF RFID reader development and customer deployments. You will be expected to assess product performance, test firmware releases, model and investigate methods of system optimisation. To accomplish this, an understanding of the interaction between product firmware and RF performance is necessary.

A secondary future role will be to support production test.

Responsibilities will include:
• SW implementation / development in C, python + other Scripting languages
• RFID firmware algorithm development.
• RFID UHF system modelling where a deeper understanding of RF hardware is not necessary (but nice to have!)
• Customer support, on site deployment and testing
• Liaise with non-technical Field Engineers and a willingness to travel and engage with customers

Desired Skills
• Languages: ‘C’, Python on Embedded Linux and PC servers
• Processors: Arm micro controller experience
• Verification of wireless radio systems
• Familiarity with Oscilloscopes and RF test equipment

Nice to have
FPGA and SDR experience
Altium CAD experience
Linux Kernel development experience.
Essential Attributes:
Excellent communications
Willingness to work in other areas of business including customer facing roles should need arise.
Excellent inter personal skills, ability to understand needs and pressures on a number of stakeholders.

For this role the right candidate is likely to have the following:

A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science related course