Field Application Engineer (Graduate Electronic Engineer)

Full Time
  • Post Date: June 28, 2021
  • Apply Before: June 28, 2022
Job Description

Opportunities exist for Electronic / Computer engineers who are keen to pursue a career in applications engineering and customer liaison with mining and industrial clients.

Employment type:  Probationary 3 month contract then permanent employment thereafter.

Description:

Our client develops electronic systems for the South African mining and industrial sector. They are situated in Randburg, and their core focus is the development of leading-edge technologies and products for application in environmentally and electrically harsh environments.

Responsibilities:

The position encompasses the following duties:

  • Attendance of technical meetings to assist the customer in understanding our systems
  • Preparation of training, operational testing, and change request documentation.
  • Providing technical support to the customer and assisting with fault finding / configuration problems.
  • Customer liaison & requirements analysis
  • Remote support / problem solving

The successful candidate can expect to be exposed to the entire technical product life cycle from development & prototyping through to volume manufacture and obsolescence / system replacement.

Requirements:

Candidates should have strong interests in the following:

  •   Hands on technical problem solving.
  •   Understanding of complex systems.
  •   Professional technical communication with clients
  •   Technical risk management

Additional experience in the following areas is given preference:

  •   Familiarity with the Linux command line.
  •   Familiarity with common IT systems architectures / networking
  •   Familiarity with system design & development.
  •   Understanding of the mining industry.

Personal qualities that we are looking for in a candidate:

  •   Accountability & integrity.
  •   Initiative taker
  •   Strong aptitude for fault finding from system to component level.