Lead Research and Development Engineer

Lead Research and Development Engineer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Technology, Development & Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £73000 - £78000 per annum + bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Anne Rooke

  • Contact email:

    Anne@eligo.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AM21835_1613736941

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Lead Research & Development Engineer

Are you a highly technical Research and Development Engineer?

  • With a background and skills in Open Source technology and expert level Python and Javascript programming languages, you will be spearheading a software development programme with a focus on video collaboration tools, video collaboration platforms, Platform Services.
  • As Research and Development Engineer, you will have sound R & D experience focusing on software development rather than networks or engineering. Ideally from a background dealing with video technology or film production and/or video production.
  • As Research and Development (R and D) lead, you must also have a sound knowledge of AWS and Azure. You will be an expert in Product Development and deeply knowledgeable about web applications.

Does this sound like you?

The role

As Lead R&D Engineer you will be finding ways to develop new products based on new or forecasted trends. You will develop proposals for these new or improved products, and then work with product management to develop a roadmap to monetise the product(s). Once the product(s) is developed, you will then be responsible for testing and researching its effectiveness before initial market launch.

 

Responsibilities

  • Research methods to improve existing products based on industry trends
  • Develop new products to meet the needs of the company's target market
  • Report on any technical product issues that are discovered during evaluation
  • Manage product testing and trials, assessing "materials" used, the efficiency of the process, and the effectiveness of the final product
  • Work in close collaboration with product development and product management
  • Budget and forecast new developments or research plans
  • Work with market research companies to ensure the new product will do well in the market
  • Represent the company

 

Education, Experience, Skills

  • Bachelor's degree (Masters would be an advantage)
  • Understanding of Web technologies.
  • Understanding of Film / Video
  • Strong research, development, and innovation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Comfortable working with internal & external teams
  • Sound judgment, particularly in product development, with strong analytical skills
  • Strong understanding of programming, software development, and architecture
  • Keen interest in Open Source
  • Python, Javascript

It is important that you have a background and skills in Open Source technology and expert level Python and Javascript programming languages. Your Research and Development role will be spearheading a software development programme with a focus on video collaboration tools, video collaboration platforms, Platform Services.

Your R & D experience will have been within software development rather than networks or engineering. Ideally from a background dealing with video technology or film production and/or video production. You must know AWS and Azure. You will be an expert in Product Development and deeply knowledgeable about web applications.

If this is you then apply NOW! Anne@eligo.co.uk

Are you a software development professional but this role doesn't quite fit? Eligo is a leading IT Technical recruitment consultancy. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us for a confidential chat about how we can secure you your perfect IT role. Anne Rooke - IT Recruiter - Specialist IT Recruitment