Software Defined Radio Technical Specialist - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6814 Date Posted: Monday 25 Mar 2024
Software Defined Radio Technical Specialist
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary:                      Up to £80,000
Package includes:
  • A bonus of up to 21% of base salary
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave, and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and a gym on-site at Stevenage
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role
A world-leading, technical, scientific engineering enterprise has a unique Software Defined Radio Technical Specialist position. There’s a long customer order book, and strong profits year on year; they’re stable with controlled growth and an excellent forward-looking focus.
Staff development and training are taken seriously, they have a reputation for it, for example, they have their own software university.
The position of Software Defined Radio Technical Specialist
Real-Time Datalink Software supplies Datalink software to a wide range of systems and platforms that require a method of communicating over the air. This is a relatively new function within the business with plenty of scope to help define what the Software Defined Datalink does, its protocols, and its technical design. As well as working within the SW team you will also be expected to work closely with Firmware, Systems, Hardware, and Test Engineers and respective leads.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Technical Specialist to join our team to act as a technical lead to design and develop future datalink systems and their associated protocols. You will be at the forefront of mobile communications used within missile systems design.
Software Defined Radio Technical Specialist skills and experience required
Do you have demonstrable experience or have a proactive desire to nurture your career in the following areas:
  • Ability to technically lead a team of Software engineers
  • Experience of mobile/satellite communications and their associated protocols
  • Software Defined Radio
  • Network architectures
  • Communication Protocols (e.g. SPI, UART, Ethernet, PCI-Express)
  • Communication systems, communication theory, digital signal processing (DSP, embedded firmware)
  • Knowledge of wireless protocols such as 5G NR, LTE and 802.11
  • Knowledge of Mesh Networking and associated protocols e.g. AODV
  • Knowledge of Radio interfaces and an understanding of different modulation/ demodulation techniques.
  • Software Design methodologies (e.g. UML)
  • System integration and performance analysis
  • Ability to communicate at the client level in meetings and presentations
Please note
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position, and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
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