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Radtest Ltd

Our office is located in Harwell, UK, and provides radiation testing services to customers in the space, nuclear and industrial sectors. We aim to provide our customers with radiation testing services that meet or exceed their requirements and expectations in terms of quality and reliability. Integrity, reliability and technical excellence are at the heart of our business model. For more information on us, please visit our website at www.radtest.co.uk

Working at Radtest Ltd

We offer you a working environment with an ever changing range of customer jobs, from materials analysis to complex, System-on-Chip and FPGA system testing, via subsystems and equipment of all kinds. Test facilities include our own TID test facility with Cobalt-60 sources to accelerator facilities located across Europe and the USA.

We employ highly-skilled individuals and promote a ‘can do’ attitude to enable our people to achieve their full potential through ongoing education, training and recognition of exemplary performance.

Job description

The role of the radiation effects engineer is to design and carry out radiation testing experiments for customers, to analyse the results and to produce test reports, case studies and technical papers. We are seeking a keen and motivated individual to fill this position. Key requirements of the role include excellent practical measurement skills, the ability to select and assemble a suite of measuring instruments for a given test and an aptitude to write code to acquire data. Travel to a range of irradiation facilities is included in the scope of work.

A robust approach to quality, documentation and data fidelity is required, so as to achieve full compliance with the customers’ specifications and deliver to budget and on time.

Qualifications and experience

Candidates are likely to have a formal qualification to degree level in electronic engineering or a related topic. However, practical experience of using measuring instruments, ideally including the VISA API and C++ coding under Windows, is a more important skill. You will be calm under pressure, possess good verbal and communication skills in English and have the determination to succeed.


We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a contributory pension (matched to 12%), life insurance, income protection, health care plans and other benefits.

Application process

A CV and cover letter should be sent to richard.sharp@radtest.co.uk or to the Harwell postal address below.

Radtest Limited

168 Maxwell Avenue
OX11 0QT

T: +44 1235 436620

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