RF Design Engineer

Cubiq Recruitment

Radio Frequency Design Engineer- Antenna Systems

RF Design Engineer
We are currently resourcing an RF Design Engineer to support all deliverable products within a new military project, based in Dorset or Buckinghamshire.
Our client has recently been awarded a contract for the design and development of a range of operational training electronic warfare pods by the MoD on behalf of NATO. This will provide realistic training in electronic warfare to the member countries, in order to be able to operate in a real time situation.
This position can be based at either our Bournemouth International Airport or Marlow sites and requires infrequent travel.
As the RF Design Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include
  • Bachelor’s Degree in science/Technology or suitable equivalent
  • Cleared to or have the ability to be cleared to SC
  • Good knowledge of current RF technologies – Solid State Amplifiers, high speed switches etc…
  • Good knowledge of digital signal processing of RF and Baseband signals
  • Good knowledge of modern RF Test equipment – VNA, RF Power Meter, RF Signal generator, RF Spectrum Analyser
  • Knowledge of High-Power RF Antenna Systems
  • Experience of developing, writing and implementing test and verification plans for sub-systems and complete systems.
  • Experience of writing technical requirements for connectorised RF components & sub-systems
  • Experience of evaluating technical proposals from suppliers of RF components & sub-systems
  • Experience in Project life-cycle delivery from bids to operation
As the RF Design Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:
  • Design and develop RF sub-systems for new EW equipment
  • Use design expertise to create RF design solutions to EW engineering problems, particularly those relating to operational requirements for Radar Jammers and Simulators
  • Develop and maintain some knowledge of International Radar and Communications equipment types and function to enable solutions to EW engineering problems to be achieved.
  • Carry out peer review of designs and technical proposals authored by other engineers from an RF point of view.
  • Comply with Safety Standards
  • Maintain positive and constructive relationships with all internal and external stakeholders and customers
If you are interested in this role, PLEASE REPLY WITH AN UPDATED COPY OF YOUR CV. If suitable, myself or one of my team will be in contact for a confidential telephone conversation.  If the position is unsuitable to your professional experience, location or financial expectations, please feel free to forward on my details to relevant individuals. Reward scheme for successful referrals.    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.