Electronics Engineer - Microwave Design

Ref No. BHN517654
Location Southampton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 months)
Job Status Closed
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A Defence client specialising in communications is looking for an Electronics Engineer with a specialist background in Rf/Microwave technology. This opportunity is an initial 6 month contract based from Southampton.


Electronics Engineer - Microwave - Rf

The Job

Job Description

The client is looking for an engineer with microwave engineering knowledge to join the communications team for aircraft SATCOM solutions based in Southampton. The role will be initially focussed on the electronics design of the RF and control subsystems; to be implemented on laboratory and aircraft concept demonstrators in later stages of the project. The engineer will provide technical support throughout the product lifecycle including design implementation, integration and test, system trials and product delivery.

Skills, qualifications & knowledge

You must have:

· Practical hands on experience of RF design of circuitry between DC and 30 GHz.
· Experience of the design of PLLs in the 10 to 30 GHz frequency range.
· Experience of either PCB layout or otherwise close working with PCB layout personnel in an advisory capacity.
· Hands on experience of using RF test and measurement equipment to develop and debug RF circuitry up to 30 GHz.
· Experience in designing for temperature and vibration profiles in line with aircraft environments.
· Ability to use RF and system modelling and simulation tools such as MATLAB and Keysight ADS.
· Ability to produce concise technical reports detailing design solutions and implementation.
· Ability to understand and follow the business practices, such as design reviews, which come with working in a high technology defence environment.
· Graduate degree in relevant engineering or related scientific discipline (Electronics Engineering preferred).
· Ability to make technical decisions within own sphere of responsibility.
· Willingness to work proactively within a fast moving and dynamic environment.
· Ability to be a team player with a willingness to share ideas and communicate well within a project team environment.
· As part of an electromechanical project, be willing to work closely with the mechanical team members to create a solution which addresses all design requirements.
It would be nice if you have:
· Knowledge / experience of digital or mixed signal design.
· Experience in system level and sub-system integration and debug.
· Ability to work independently, managing own workload and reporting accurately and regularly on progress.

· You will be responsible for delivery of specific work packages focussed on analogue and RF electronics, covering the SATCOM architecture design, system test and integration.
· Modelling of proposed architectures to determine the optimal solution.
· Simulation of RF design.
· Documentation of design including configuration management within Teamcenter.
· Support laboratory hardware demonstrator development
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