RF / Microwave Electronics Designer - Stevenage

Engineering
Ref: 723 Date Posted: Friday 27 Nov 2020
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RF / Microwave Electronics Design Engineer
Stevenage
37 hours per week
£45k - £60k + excellent bonus & pension
 
Context
A Stevenage based technical and scientific engineering organisation have an opportunity for a RF / Microwave Electronics Design Engineer
 
It’s an amazing business. They have a customer order book stretching for several years, with healthy profits and balance sheet. They are stable with steady controlled growth and that’s exceptional right now.
 
The position
You have experience in a radio systems architectural role in the defence or cellular radio infrastructure sectors. This role is also suited to someone looking for a more senior technical position.
 
Working within a high tech, dynamic and growing department you will be designing, leading & guiding the development of state-of-the art, high performing innovative radio solutions.
You will technically direct less experienced engineers to develop circuit elements in these solutions.
Communication skills are required. You will liaise with other functional areas eg systems teams, firmware teams, software developers etc
 
Required
Well performing teams need well performing engineers. You should have understanding and experience of the following: 
  • Architectures for medium - high power microwave transceivers and full-concurrency. 
  • Microwave radio frequency planning analysis.
  • Modelling link budgets and creation of top-level radio specs. 
  • Root cause analysis of prototype radio platform issues and implement solutions. 
  • Practical application of radio sub-system building blocks, eg LNAs, Mixers, Filters Synthesisers, HPA’s etc and applying them including temperature compensating biasing, power supply management, PCB layout and evaluation/testing of solutions. 
  • RF test equipment and understanding of limitations.  Combine actual measurements and theoretical predictions.
  • Designing for Military Environmental e.g. DEF Stan’s and Mil Specs.
  • Technical leadership of less experienced engineers.
Desirable
Experience of:
  • the Modem and DSP signal flow.
  • Experience of discrete analogue circuit design. 
  • Understanding of the use of mathematical modelling tools such as Matlab.
Benefits of working here
  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged.
  • Light and airy university type campus.
  • Generally accepted they have a great restaurant
  • Friendly environment!
o   On site Medical Centre
o   Parking / Easy Access to train station
o   Coffee Shops and onsite shop
o   Sports & Social Club
o   There’s more…
 
Please note
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
 
Due to occasional high volumes of applications, it’s difficult to reply to everyone. If we haven’t been in touch within a week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. Thanks for your interest.
 
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