Radar Systems Engineer

Ref No. EMP460178
Location Portsmouth, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Our client are a leading space technology business with an exciting role for an experienced radar systems engineer to join them in their Portsmouth offices.


An experienced systems engineer with a good knowledge of radar technology

The Job

You will join the Earth Observation, Science and Navigation group (ENS) and report to the Head of Microwave Instruments.

You will be responsible for the analysis, design, development and test of innovative Synthetic Aperture Radar Earth Observation Payload systems, hardware/software and components.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage Payload design/development tasks through to completion, within the designated level of performance, schedule and cost requirements.
  • Capture requirements from top level mission, system or Payload specifications into key performance parameters and apportionment for specification on equipment's and subassemblies.
  • Development and maintenance of performance models.
  • Participate in Payload integration, test and verification. Provide support to analysis of instrument test data.
  • Lead technical proposal preparation for Payload prospects.
  • Provide support to peer review of studies, projects and proposals.
  • Provide support to external projects and technical interfaces such as ESA, Eumetsat, UKSA or other national agencies as customer organisations.

Required Skills

  • This role with involve occasional European travel, likely to be 2 to 3 times per year for 2 to 3 days at a time.
  • Technical understanding in the radar product field or equivalent products.
  • Exposure of the engineering development life cycle
  • Appreciation of performance analysis tools and methods.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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