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Research Engineer - JK Research

John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH) is Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerate in the Colombo Stock Exchange. From managing hotels and resorts in Sri Lanka and the Maldives to providing port, marine fuel and logistics services to IT solutions, manufacturing of food and beverages to running a chain of supermarkets, tea broking to stock broking, life insurance and banking to real estate, we have made our presence felt in virtually every major sphere of the economy.


John Keells research is the R&D and innovation arm of John Keells Holdings PLC who are responsible for developing new technologies in the core areas of composites, energy storage, biomaterials, and Mechatronics. Want to be part of this team where you will get the opportunity to research & develop technologies that create an impact?

Job Responsibilities

  • Designing, inspecting, testing, and updating electronic systems, components, equipment, and software
  • Learning new technologies in both hardware and software domains and applying them in the project work to ensure cutting-edge solutions.
  • Developing effective maintenance, testing, and quality control procedures.
  • Ensuring all equipment and products meet health and safety regulations.
  • The hardware design includes component selection, PCB schematic design, and layout design.
  • Writing specifications, instructions, reports, and handling other required administrative duties.

Person Specifications

  • BSc or equivalent degree in Electronics and Telecommunications/ Electronic and Electrical/ Mechatronics.
  • Fresh graduates are warmly welcome.
  • Excellent understanding of Analog and Digital Electronics.
  • Hands-on experience using oscilloscopes, signal generators, power supplies, and other test equipment.
  • Willingness to work with multidisciplinary research teams to engage in hi-tech solution development.
  • Excellent organizational, technical communication and team working skills.
  • Experience in Arduino, C/C++, or other programming languages.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply on HIVE before the 02/12/2022

John Keells Holdings PLC