Engineer, Signal Processing

Company The Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation
Reference # E-SP 1/21
Published 09/02/2021
Contract Type Contract
5 Years
Salary Market Related
Location Gaborone, South East, Botswana
Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) was established in 2012 as a Government of the Republic of Botswana company limited by shares, with a mandate to identify, develop and/or adapt appropriate technology solutions that provide sustainable innovative solutions through co-creation and collaboration in line with national priorities and needs of Batswana.
Job Functions Research
Industries Research
•Develop, implement, and execute smart signal processing algorithms and electronic systems with the aim of optimizing in-development products.

Signal Processing Systems
•Develop, implement, and execute signal processing algorithms under supervision by the Senior and Lead Researcher in the area
•Test and fine tune developed electronic and communication systems
•Enhance control codes for better performance and efficiency of all systems where possible
•Test developed systems and algorithms by the Researcher, Senior Researcher, and Lead Researcher.
•Adhere to professional standards and ethics, and comply with applicable rules, regulations and standards in electronics industry
•Document progress and report to the team for feedback and fine tuning of the critical parts

•At least a Bachelor’s degree in either electronic engineering, communications engineering, computer engineering, embedded systems, or any qualification deemed appropriate by BITRI.

Experience and working knowledge (length and type):
•Experience in an electronics related field, more especially electronics manufacturing, research and development, will be considered an added advantage
Technical competencies
•Electronic circuit design and analysis
•Communication systems design and analysis
•Digital signal Processing and coding
•Audio and Audiovisual system design, codec coding and analysis
•MATLAB and PYTHON programming, PIC programming, and any relevant chip programming
•Lab testing of electronics and communication systems using the usual laboratory equipment
Other competencies
•Creativity, innovation, flexibility and analytical thinking
•Results oriented and performance driven
•Decisiveness and assertiveness
•Communication, influence, impact, and relationship building
•Service oriented and client focus
•Planning, organizing, and resource management to efficiently carry out designated tasks
•Teamwork and interpersonal skills
Job Closing Date 07/03/2021
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