Coda Octopus Products Ltd.

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At Coda Octopus, our main operating base is in Edinburgh, Scotland, and we have sales offices in the U.S. and Australia. We operate in the global offshore equipment supply market and sell unique, high-end technology through our worldwide sales and distribution network.

We are always seeking new talent and good caliber personnel to join our dynamic team and fill various vacancies in the areas of software development, sales, support, and survey operations. We are particularly interested in speaking to candidates with relevant industry experience in the software development, marine construction, marine survey, or oil and gas sectors.

Educated to degree level with at least three years of professional experience, we are seeking individuals with very good communication skills who can contribute to our business to join our young and expanding team in Edinburgh.

If you feel you fit the brief, please apply to jobs@codaoctopus.com with a covering letter.

Qualification: Essential Hydrographic Surveyor or other Marine /Environmental Qualifications (Marine Based)

We are seeking a Hydrographic Surveyor for the role of Business Solutions Advisor based in our Edinburgh Office in Scotland, United Kingdom, where all your skills will be used to support sales team in presenting our unique patented technology to project survey team, planning projects (focus on integration with third party equipment), training customers and providing support.

 This role involves extensive travel within and outside of UK.

 This is an exciting role and provides experience of our cutting edge real time 3D sonar products and feature rich software package.

 Requirements

We are for this role looking for a qualified hydrographic surveyor or someone with marine / environmental qualifications or with qualifications in offshore engineering or the like. It is essential that the successful candidate has some experience in a customer facing engineering position. Furthermore, we are looking for someone who is reasonably fit and energetic, enthusiastic, likes challenges generally and is flexible and has the necessary offshore certificates.

Qualifications

  • A good educational background with an engineering emphasis to degree level
  • Qualified as a hydrographic surveyor or electrical or electronic engineer
  • Good language skills, English is essential and Spanish an advantage
  • Off shore working experience

Travel is an essential part of this role and may involve up to 50% of your time.  

 Salary will be competitive and dependent on experience.

 For further information about Coda Octopus Products Ltd please visit our website at www.codaoctopus.com.

If you feel you have the necessary qualities and qualifications to join our team then please send your CV and covering letter to us explaining why this job is right for you. Please use the following as subject in your email: BSA/AMG/2019-02-05.

Closing Date for this position is 18 February 2019.

Hydrographic Surveyor: Apply Now

We are a medium sized company with offices in Europe and USA, with a worldwide sales and distribution network.  We operate in the global offshore equipment supply market and sell high-end equipment including our patented series of real time 3D sonars which is a game changer for the subsea market.

 Our Edinburgh office is currently seeking a candidate to fulfil the role of Senior Business Development Manager.

The successful candidate must have relevant industry experience (Defense, Oil and Gas, Marine or subsea Construction, Survey Equipment Market) and must be able to demonstrate a track record of finding market opportunities and taking these through the validation phase to successful completion. Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience of forming sales strategy plans and executing these within a sales team environment.

The role involves extensive travel oversea to places such as Japan, China, South Korea, Europe and South Africa.

The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level (our strong preference is for engineering or ocean sciences background) with at least 5 years of professional sales experience with at least 2 of those in subsea products sale. 

The ideal candidate will be dynamic individual capable of networking at all levels, able to do good research and market intelligence gathering ability with very good communication skills.

Only candidates that have the prerequisite market sector knowledge and sales experience will be considered for this position.

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

If you feel you fit the brief, please apply to jobs@codaoctopus.com with a CV and covering letter no later than 31 January 2019.  Your Application should bear the reference Sales/AMG/3/01/2019 and you should include a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this position. Only candidates with the requisite experience and qualification will be considered.

Senior Business Development Manager : Apply Now

Coda Octopus designs, manufactures, sells and support, systems and software for the marine- survey, construction and security industries.

We are looking for a new member to join our growing Deep learning/Machine learning Team.

Ideally you will have

  • A Masters in Computer Science, Informatics, Mathematics, Electronic/Electrical Engineering or other relevant field with an emphasis on data analytics;
  • Experience in designing and implementing statistical analytics and machine learning pipelines for scalable high-performance computing;
  • Experience in applying machine learning to real world problems;
  • Knowledge of various network models such as CNNs, GANs and Recurrent networks;
  • Hands-on experience with deep learning frameworks e.g. Cognitive Toolkit, TensorFlow and deep-learning technologies, ideally NVIDIA Deep Learning SDK; and
  • Fluency in the programming languages that we use i.e. C++ and C# with a strong mathematical background.

 The initial focus of your role will be research and then you will take your research into development.

 You will possess excellent interpersonal skills and must have the ability to work well within a team.

 You will have problem solving and creativity skills, honesty and integrity, an eagerness to learn and a high level of personal motivation, drive and energy. Previous experience of working within an agile software development team would be beneficial, although not essential.

 Salary will be competitive and dependent on experience. We offer a competitive benefits package.

 If you feel you have the necessary qualities and qualifications to join our team then please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@codaoctopus.com explaining why this role is right for you. No Agencies.

 Closing date for this position is 21 January 2019 but please send us your application as soon as possible.

Systems Software Developer (Deep Learning / Machine Learning Team): Apply Now

The Company designs, manufactures, sells and supports subsea products (such as sonars, motion sensors and geophysical hardware) along with software for the survey, underwater construction and security industries.

 We are seeking a Trainee Technician to take responsibility for routine servicing and maintenance of our rental products.

 Key Duties

 Your focus will be on

 Electronic and mechanical assembly incl. PCBs and wiring

  • Testing sub-assemblies and finished goods using the Company’s documented processes, and to a schedule agreed with the Company.
  • Performing sea testing with the equipment
  • Creating documentation for rental assets including those going out to customers and those that are returned by customer.
  • Testing cables
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of rental equipment.
  • Configure and maintain all test equipment associated with the testing of the Company’s products.

 Key Requirements

 Candidates should have knowledge of / experience in some or all of the following:

  •  Electro-mechanical assembly
  • PC and software configuration
  • System testing
  • Soldering, wiring & crimping
  • Fault diagnosis
  • Service and repair
  • Have qualifications at HND or higher qualification

 Hours and Environment

 The Company’s hours of work are 8.30 to 4.30 (with 30 minutes lunch break) Monday to Friday.  

 Skills and Interests

 You will be well educated in a relevant subject and it would be an advantage if you have some experience in the production of electronic products, ideally in the sub-sea environment. Experience in the use of adhesives in addition to the basic electronic production methods will be an advantage. We will expect you to display the following personal qualities:

  • Sound judgment
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Team working ability
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Driver’s license
  • A valid passport

 We are looking for a candidate who can start as soon as possible.

 If you believe you are the right candidate for this role, please apply with CV and covering letter to: jobs@codaoctopus.com no later than 17 February 2019.

Junior Technician (electro-mechanical): Apply Now

Coda Octopus designs, manufactures, sells and support, systems and software for the marine survey industry. We are currently recruiting for the position of Electronics/Manufacturing Engineer whose focus will be on the areas described below.

A background in Signal Processing and Acoustics is ideal for this role.

This role reports to the Company’s Managing Director in order to ensure its independence and assist the Managing Director in implementing changes required.

It is created to ensure the quality of our products. This role sits between R&D and Production and ensures the seamless continuity between the two in a number of respects.

This role is a unique opportunity for the ideal candidate to use his/her electronic/electrical experience across the R&D, Production and Procurement sides of our business.

The focus of this role is to establish (where missing) functional test specification for all our main boards (both for internal acceptance testing and suppliers’ acceptance testing), inspect and sign off all incoming boards. You will also be the owner of these boards in a number of respects:

  • Inward inspections to the functional requirements
  • Ensure where modifications are required for any reason, design drawings and Gerbers are updated;
  • Re-validate boards at the sub-assembly level;
  • Liaise with external manufacturers of boards in event of non-conformance;
  • Ensure when boards are ordered, the Procurement Manager has the correct BOM, Gerbers and Manufacturing Pack;
  • Take lead in coordinating and working with R&D and Production to debug non-functional boards or sub-assemblies

The role is responsible for overseeing our soldering standards and practices across all products range.

The role is responsible for all First Article Inspections of all new parts, components and products to be introduced into our Production Environment.

The main objective of the role is to improve quality, repeatability and efficiency in our manufacturing process and ensure that key processes, information and requirements are not lost between the transition from R&D to Production.

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with the MD, R&D and Production Team to achieve the stated goals
  • Transition designs from development engineering into production by taking responsibility for First Article Inspection, Completeness of BOM, Completeness of Manufacturing Pack;
  • Lead and work with MD, R&D and Production to define production testing, functional testing of parts etc.
  • Initiate and complete ECO’s, including all related paperwork.
  • Lead in implementing compliance standards across our Production to ensure quality.
  • Good reporting skills (including writing and documenting processes)
  • Enjoy working with a diverse, motivated and knowledgeable team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to succeed
  • Ability to work in a high pressured and demanding environment due to the diversity of the subject matters;
  • Thorough and uncompromising on accuracy and details
  • Exposure to Altium, SolidWorks, MATLAB preferred
  • Some software scripting capability
  • Knowledge of Development Environments
  • The role would ideally suit a candidate who has worked in debugging of complex electronic products (where accuracy, robustness and reliability) are required.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified Electronic/Electrical Engineer;
  • At least 2 years’ experience
  • Exposure to signal processing and acoustics are highly advantageous in the role
  • Digital Electronics

We want to fill this role as soon as possible.

Salary will be dependent on experience. Coda Octopus Products Ltd offers a competitive benefits package.

For more information about Coda Octopus please visit our website: www.codaoctopus.com.

If you feel you have the necessary qualities and qualifications to join our team then please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@codaoctopus.com explaining why this job is right for you.

Closing Date for this position is 21 January 2019 but please send your application as soon as possible.

Electronics/Manufacturing Engineer: Apply Now

Coda Octopus Products Ltd

Place: Edinburgh

Competitive salary

Essential for the role: Degree in Physics, Engineering, Geophysical or Hydrographic Studies

Coda Octopus designs, manufactures, sells and support, systems and software for the marine survey industry. We are currently recruiting for the position of Product Support Engineer at our Edinburgh office. This position is full-time.

As a Coda Octopus Products Support Engineer, you will:

  • Respond to customer queries and usability questions via telephone, email or remote support software
  • Take responsibility for providing technical support to our customers, working with them to deliver a solution
  • Work closely with software development team to replicate bugs and software performance issues
  • Create “Solutions” within our CRM System to capture & disseminate product knowledge
  • Collect customer requirements for the software (leading to new features being added).
  • Suggest improvements based on your past geophysical surveying background and insights gained from customer support
  • Provide input to the Software Development Team on work flow processes (both in acquisition and processing)
  • Conduct Acceptance Testing for Software
  • Liaise with vendors to facilitate integration testing with third party products e.g. tow-fish
  • Run product training sessions both internally and externally – which will involve travel to customer site
  • From time to time carry out field assignments (both on and offshore)
  • Be part of the out of office support roster (at least one week per month) 

The ideal candidate should have at least two of the following: 

  • Degree educated in an engineering, physics, ocean science or other technical discipline
  • Ideally between 2 -3 years’ experience in a technical field role such as a qualified hydrographic surveyor or marine geophysicist but recent graduates with the right qualifications will also be considered
  • Practical field experience with marine survey equipment and software
  • Offshore experience working with sonars or navigation systems. Preferably with experience of sidescan, sub-bottom profiling or multibeam sensors. 

Significant training will be provided by the Company. 

 

Our products are sold globally and therefore the candidate should be able to communicate effectively with people from different backgrounds.  The role would suit someone who enjoys technology, problem solving and engaging with clients.

 

For further information about Coda Octopus Products Ltd please visit our website at www.codaoctopus.com.

 

If you feel you have the necessary qualities and qualifications to join our team then please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@codaoctopus.com explaining why this job is right for you, with reference SE/2019/AMG. 

Closing Date for this position is 31 January 2019 but please submit your application as soon as possible.

Products Support Engineer: Apply Now

We are always seeking new talent and good caliber personnel to fill various vacancies in the areas of software development, sales, support and survey operations to join our dynamic team.

Coda Octopus is a medium sized company, with our main operating base in Edinburgh, Scotland, and with Sales offices in the USA and Australia. We operate in the global offshore equipment supply market and sell high-end and unique technology through our worldwide sales and distribution network. 

We are always interested in speaking to candidates with relevant industry experience in Software Development, the Oil and Gas, Marine Construction or Marine Survey sectors.

Educated to Degree level with at least three years of professional experience, we are seeking dynamic individuals with very good communication skills who can contribute to our business to join our young and expanding team in Edinburgh.

If you feel you fit the brief, please apply to jobs@codaoctopus.com with a covering letter.

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