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About the role

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Electronic Engineering graduate to work closely with Landis+Gyr, an industry leader in future energy solutions, on a cutting-edge R&D project to develop innovative smart metering technology for a variety of environments.

This position is a key role within a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) - a collaborative project between Landis+Gyr and the University of Leicester.

What can you expect from this job?

·         You will be responsible for leading and delivering a challenging and strategic R&D project that directly impacts the business, with the opportunity to be a champion of real change.

·         You will receive input and support from an academic team with specialist knowledge and experience relevant to the project.

·         We will provide a £5,000 training budget that is tailored to your personal development needs, along with two free residential management training courses at the beginning of the project.

·         You will have the opportunity to deliver high impact outcomes within a business, whilst learning at the same time - a significant contribution to your long-term career progression.

Company information

Based in Market Deeping, Peterborough, Landis+Gyr is a global business that specialises in smart grid applications, demand-management technologies, data analytics & renewables integration - helping both utilities and consumers to realise the full potential of the smart grid.
About you

Person requirements

-          A degree qualification in Electronic Engineering with a focus on embedded systems and communications technologies.

-          Essential experience in embedded systems, e.g. Microchip, ARM, Nordic etc. based.

-          Knowledge of communications technologies, e.g. ZIgbee, GPRS.

-          Experience in electronics design.

-          Practical knowledge of circuit design and hardware assembly.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr. Paul Lefley on pwl3@le.ac.uk or 0116 252 2526. 

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.

KTP supports partnerships between business and universities or research organisations, placing graduates (KTP Associates), to work on challenging, high profile projects.


·        Accelerate your career

·        Gain valuable experience and marketable, highly transferable skills

·        Earn a competitive salary

·        Receive practical and formal management training and development

·        Opportunity for a professional qualification

·        Enjoy an excellent chance of a permanent post with the company

Further information about KTP and the advantages of being a KTP Associate can be found at: