Senior Technician in Digital Electronics Visa Sponsorship

March 10, 2023
£29.8 - £32.4 / year

Job Description


Faculty Of Technology

Faculty Office

Kind of employment: Permanent

Basis of employment: Full-time

Pay range: £29,762 to £32,411 annually

Number of posts: ZZ600951-3

Date posted: March 9, 2023

Date of expiration: April 2, 2023

Date of interview: April 19, 2023

To support our teaching and research efforts in Energy & Electronic Engineering, the Faculty of Technology is seeking to hire a Senior Technician in Digital Electronics. An experienced electronic engineer has a fantastic opportunity to join our team and contribute to a diverse and active faculty. We are looking for someone to hire who is highly motivated, has supervisory experience, and wants to make a difference in the education of the next generation of engineers.

What will you be doing?

The schools, departments, and institutes that make up our faculty cover a wide range of subject areas. As a Senior Technician, this position will primarily focus on Energy and Electronic Engineering, but it will also be expected of them to assist as needed to other areas within the Faculty.

The job holder will be responsible for the following tasks:

● Dealing with digital and microcontroller systems; using analog electronics;

● Testing and assembling electrical apparatus;

● Identifying faults in and fixing laboratory apparatus;

● Use of programming tools;

● knowledge of wiring and soldering aid academic staff in developing and testing particular experiments

● Making sure that all the electronic components are available, prepare and set up the labs.

Along with other technical staff members and academic colleagues, you will support learning activities. Direct supervision of other technical staff members and task coordination across several laboratory sections will be a part of this function. You will work closely with our students, ranging from undergraduate to PhD level, in this position.

The Faculty will make use of the postholders’ skills. Additionally, although though the post holder’s primary area of responsibility will be electronics, they will be expected to offer some level of technical assistance in other Faculty-wide topic areas. There will be support and training available.

Please email Andrew Parry at with any informal inquiries.

The University of Portsmouth believes that this position might qualify for sponsorship by UKVI under the visa category for skilled workers. Before applying for this position, please familiarize yourself with the specifications. When applying for this position, you will need to clarify the specifics of an alternative visa to work in the UK if you are unable to meet the conditions for sponsorship.

As part of our commitment to equality and diversity, anonymous shortlisting will be conducted for this position, ensuring a fair and consistent approach to hiring. The shortlisting panel will not be given access to personal information. Any papers that you upload should not contain any identifying information if you were asked to do so.

We are steadfastly committed to integrating equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) into our neighborhood. As holders of the Athena SWAN and Racial Equality Charter awards, members of Stonewall, and a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to fostering an atmosphere that is friendly and inclusive of all people. We encourage all talented individuals to apply. In addition, we want our employees to reflect the diversity of our student body. Please refer to our EDI Framework and goals.