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Graduate / Associate Hardware Engineer

Date:  05-Aug-2022

Belfast, GB

Job Function:  Technical
Business Unit:  Andor Technology

Graduate/Associate Hardware Engineer


At Andor we are devoted to accelerating the greatest scientific advancements of our age. It matters to us that the products we develop make a real difference to our customers and contribute significantly to their research.  We want to deliver differentiated, accessible solutions to the widest possible scientific research and industrial communities.


We are currently going through a period of significant growth and are expanding our Engineering Team so we are recruiting for a Graduate or Associate Hardware Engineer.  The successful candidate will work in the Product Engineering team enhancing Andor’s innovative scientific product portfolio and providing technical support. The role extends to gathering and managing product requirements, developing and administering quality testing initiatives and providing support for customer queries and production.


You will join a Hardware development team working alongside our other highly experienced multidisciplinary teams including Physicists, Software, Mechanical and FPGA engineers.  Key responsibilities include the support for existing products, deliver continuous improvement in new developments, take part in requirements gathering based on system specifications for new products and providing technical support to internal and external customers.


The Graduate/Associate Hardware Engineer will have: 

  • 2.1 (or higher) BSc/BEng qualification in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent relevant qualification


  • 3 years relevant experience

This permanent position is based at our Belfast Headquarters. 


To request a full role profile or ask any queries on the role please contact Louise Dooley In-House Recruitment Specialist via email to


Please apply via this link:  Andor Technology - Oxford Instruments Careers (


Why Andor? 


Our company values of being Inclusive, Innovative, Trusted and Purposeful are at the core of everything we do for our customers and our teams.  At Andor we are innovative, hardworking but also a fun place to work with regular events happening such as employee dog walks, quizzes, fitness bootcamps, litter picks in the local area and fancy-dress competitions.  We support our employees’ mental health with an extensive Employee Assistance Programme and have Mental Health First Aiders available.  We offer a generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum and employees can work their weekly 37.5 hours in a flexible work pattern where core hours are 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30am to 1pm on Friday. 


Andor is the global leader in the pioneering and manufacturing of high-performance light measuring solutions, bringing together the latest developments in sensors, electronics, optics and software. Our ground-breaking low light imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions and microscopy systems are being used to develop cures for cancer, explore deeper into space and examine clean energy sources. We are among the world’s most innovative companies in the Photonics industry, measuring light down to a single photon and capturing events occurring within 1 billionth of a second.


We are part of the wider Oxford Instruments Group which also includes NanoAnalysis, NanoScience, Asylum Research, Plasma Technology, X-Ray Technology, Imaris and Magnetic Resonance.  At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level.


Andor is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all. However, our employment monitoring data tells us that women, individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and people with a disability are currently under-represented therefore, we particularly welcome applications from these individuals.  We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks.