- Great Dunmow, Essex
This High Voltage Engineer will provide design leadership for high voltage cable assemblies up to one megavolt.
- Recruiter: Essex X-Ray & Medical Equipment
- London (Greater)
- £25,000 - £30,000 starting salary, inclusive of on-target commissions.
Precision Microdrives (PMD) is a fast growing technology company that designs, produces and trades miniature electro-mechanical mechanisms
- Recruiter: Precision Microdrives
- Uppsala (Stad) (SE)
The Swedish Institute of Space Institute (IRF) in Uppsala search for an analogue electronics engineer.
- Recruiter: Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF)
- Southampton, Hampshire
- £45,271 to £49,207 per annum
Responsible for technical oversight and project management of internally and externally funded innovation centre projects.
- Recruiter: National Oceanographic Centre
- Cumbernauld, Glasgow
- Grade: 6/7* £26,537 - £37,768*
Work as part of a growing dynamic team on a wide range of technical projects with particular emphasis on experimental validation and testing
- Recruiter: University of Strathclyde
- Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Mott MacDonald's highly successful Water and Environment Unit is recruiting an electrical engineer....
- Recruiter: Mott MacDonald
- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mott MacDonald's highly successful water business continues to win and deliver a fantastic amount of work....
- Recruiter: Mott MacDonald
- York, North Yorkshire
Senior electronics engineer to work as part of a team developing an MEG imaging system; working with the engineering team and external contractors.
- Recruiter: York Instruments
Responsible for giving product presentations to the customer describing how Intel products provide the optimum solution to their application.
- Recruiter: Intel
We’re looking for a qualified engineer with experience of computer programming for engineering systems and instrumentation.
- Recruiter: Bank of England
Google makes proposal to EU investigators
Google has moved to ally competition regulators' concerns about its business practices
The European Commission has received detailed proposals from the internet giant, which has been under investigation following complaints from more than a dozen companies, including Microsoft, that Google has used its market power to block rivals.
Companies found to be in breach of EU rules can be fined as much as 10 per cent of global turnover, which could mean up to $4 billion if there is no satisfactory resolution in Google's case, but if the commission accepts the proposals under its settlement procedure, it would mean no fine and no finding of wrongdoing against Google.
EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia confirmed he had received Google's submission, but declined to give details of the proposal while Google spokesman Al Verney said the group continues to work cooperatively with the commission.
David Wood, legal counsel for lobby group Icomp, whose members include complainants Microsoft, Foundem, Hot-map, Streetmap and Nextag, said: “To be seen as a success, any settlement must include specific measures to restore competition and allow other parties to compete effectively on a level playing field.
“Any settlement must include explicit acceptance by Google of its dominance and that it has damaged European businesses through its anti-competitive practices.”
There are more than twenty formal complainants in the case who argue that, among other things, Google favours its own services over rivals' in search results and has been "scraping" content from other sites to use in its own search results and using its position to deny other sites traffic.
The commission, which acts as competition regulator in the 27-member European Union, is also concerned the company may have put restrictions on advertisers and advertising to prevent them from moving their online campaigns to competing search engines.
The FairSearch coalition, whose members include online travel agencies and complainants Expedia and TripAdvisor, said a third-party monitor should be appointed to ensure that Google lives up to any promises.
The commission is now expected to seek feedback from Google's rivals and other interested parties, before launching an official market test.
Last month, Google won a major victory when U.S. antitrust regulators ended their investigation, saying the company had not manipulated its web search results to block rivals.
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