Consultant Scientist / Engineer - Awerian
- Awerian Ltd
- Cambridge, UK
- Closing date
- 12 Jun 2023
Awerian provides research and development services that extend and enhance the ability of the United Kingdom and its Allies to defend themselves and to protect the future prosperity of their citizens. This encompasses ideas generation to address challenging problems, the rapid design and implementation of technology demonstrators, through to complete product design and transfer to manufacture.
Awerian is no ordinary research and development consultancy. We are part of TTP Group, which is an employee-owned trust. With little hierarchy, there are no corporate hoops to jump through; this, along with our flat structure, encourages mutual support, teamwork, and innovation. It also creates unique opportunities to develop skills in project leadership and client management to keep your professional development on track.
We are continuing our rapid growth plan, making this a great time to join our multi-disciplinary team. Supported by our team of experts, you will be part of building on our successful track record and develop your career at the cutting edge of technology.
We are keen to hear from candidates with experience and / or background in the following areas:
- Finite element simulation;
- Semiconductor physics / device design;
- Optical physics;
- Complex signal processing and classification;
- Quantum technology;
- Project leadership;
- Technical communication, including grant writing.
Other areas of interest to Awerian, include:
- Cyber security;
- Autonomous systems;
- Mathematical analysis.
You will work at our smart and well-equipped offices and laboratories based just outside of Cambridge. Immediately you will be encouraged to share and implement your ideas - there’s no ‘newbie’ status, and you’ll benefit from our culture of freedom. So, if you’re ready to create the extraordinary at the forefront of UK homeland security; apply today.
We’re a business of individuals – however, our curiosity brings us together and it drives what we do. Whether you’re leading a project or part of a team, the whole structure of Awerian is designed to help you connect, thrive, and feel included.
If you are an experienced Scientist or Engineer working in Academia; perhaps you are a post doc, have experience of teaching, supervising students, writing grant proposals or leading projects and are looking for your next challenge outside of the academic field, we would like to hear from you.
Perhaps you are working in Industry or are a Consultant already, we would welcome an application. Please do submit your CV to the relevant open role on our careers section.
If you wish for an initial discussion about working with Awerian, please do make an application in the Expression of Interest role on our careers site.
We also have open roles in the following areas, which may align to your skills:
- Electronic Engineering;
- Software Engineering;
- Embedded Software Engineering;
- Firmware Engineering;
- Hardware Engineering.
Joining Awerian means you’ll enjoy our fantastic employee benefits including:
- Lunch, snacks, and refreshments provided;
- Employer pension contribution of 12% (of pensionable salary +3% personal contribution);
- Private medical insurance for you and your family & Life insurance;
- 25 days annual holiday plus bank holidays;
- A comprehensive relocation package is available, if applicable;
- Electric Vehicle leasing & Cycle to Work scheme;
- Access to TTP Group social and sport clubs;
- Discounts and memberships to local sports facilities and the theatre.
You will need to be eligible for UK Security Clearance
This role is not eligible for UKVI visa sponsorship scheme
We review the submitted applications on an ongoing basis and will respond to all applications.
Our business revolves around collaborating with one another to tackle genuinely hard problems. Equality and diversity in the workplace are some of the most challenging problems facing society. We continuously strive to do better, and we fundamentally believe in the power and importance of diversity – both for our community and for the overall success of our business.
We therefore encourage applications from all individuals. Whatever your background, whatever your identity: we would love to hear from you.
Awerian provides research and development services that extend and enhance the ability of the UK to defend themselves and protect the future prosperity of their citizens. This encompasses ideas generation to address challenging problems, rapid design and implementation of technology demonstrators, through to complete product design and transfer to manufacture.
Why work for us
Awerian is no ordinary research and development consultancy. We are part of TTP Group, which is an employee-owned trust. With little hierarchy, there are no corporate hoops to jump through; this, along with our flat structure, encourages mutual support, teamwork and innovation. It also creates unique opportunities to develop skills in project leadership, client management and a variety of technological work, problem solving and innovation.
Training and development
Awerian has a flat structure, our learning and development is centered around the individual. You follow the direction that you’re passionate about. We are employee-owned. This means that we all have a say in our future and we have the freedom to do the right thing by our clients, employees and business.
We recruit a cohort of graduates, post-graduates, post-doctoral and early
What we are looking for
If you are an experienced engineer or scientist working in industry, academia, or as a consultant already, looking for your next challenge, we would like to hear from you. We currently have open roles so we are interested in hearing from people with a background in the following areas:
- Physics and mathematics
- Software engineering
- Electronic engineering
- Embedded software engineering
- Firmware engineering
- Hardware engineering
Number of employees
TTP Group: 450+
Main areas of research
Electronics, cyber, artificial intelligence and machine learning, software, physics
Positions recently recruited for
Physicist, electronics engineer, software engineer, artificial intelligence/machine learning engineer, firmware engineer
Desired degree disciplines/class
Physics, mathematics, general engineering, electronic engineering. Good academic track record required
Eligible to work in the UK
How to apply
All year round
Tel +44 (0)1763 262626
Melbourn Science Park
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