RF Design Engineer - Stevenage

Technical Engineering
Ref: 7281 Date Posted: Monday 08 Jul 2024
RF Design Engineer
 
Location:           Stevenage
 
Salary:                Up to £65,000
 
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
 
We’re working with an award-winning, engineering organisation, who are looking for an RF Design Engineer.
 
You will have proven practical design experience for cutting-edge defence products. You'll be working on the research, design and testing of cutting-edge radio-frequency technology for integration into our complex weapons systems, with a focus on utilising your hands-on experience to carry out modifications or rapid prototypes where required.
 
We need a team player who can use their initiative and has a real passion for electronic engineering. The role would ideally suit someone who is comfortable carrying out hands on testing and modifications to boards while having a strong background in RF design.
 
RF Design Engineer skills and qualifications required:
  • Proven practical RF (component level) design and testing of RF circuits across a wide frequency range ( eg, 30MHz to 30GHz, including LNA Amplifier, High Power Amplifier, filter, local oscillator, synthesiser, modulator design etc)
  • RF design experience for harsh environments (EMC, vibration, thermal)
  • Ability to perform design proving tests and trials in the onsite laboratory
  • Excellent practical skills including soldering, fault finding and the use of RF test equipment including Spectrum Analysers, Power Meters & VNAs
  • Good knowledge of digital, analogue and power supply design
  • Experience using RF design tools ( eg Microwave Office), including layout.
  • Fully conversant with manufacturing techniques and capabilities, including design for manufacture and test.
  • Strong communicator with excellent presentation and report writing skills and the ability to communicate clearly any problems, solutions or results to the team and customer.
 
This is a great opportunity to secure a position as an RF Design Engineer where you will work with a fantastic business with steady controlled growth, offering dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
 
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
 
Due to the nature of the business, this particular vacancy requires all applicants as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels required by the business.
 
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.
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