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Antenna Design Engineer

Antenna Design Engineer

Job Title: Antenna Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Suffolk, England
Salary: £negotiable DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893999_1517494877
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email: tony@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: February 01, 2018 14:21

Job Description

Our client is a world-leading supplier of critical systems and solutions to both the defence and commercial sectors.

They are currently seeking an Antenna Design Engineer to join their team in Suffolk and work on the electrical design of microwave antennae, mainly between 1 and 20 GHz.

More details below. If you are interested, please apply at the bottom of the page.

Responsibilities include:
*Design and development of microwave antennas primarily in the 1 - 20GHz range from concept through to production, to defined specifications, within short timescales and to fixed budgets, including:
oRF design using of CST Microwave Studio.
oLiaison with the Mechanical and Production Engineering teams in the development of final product.
oBuilding of prototypes and pre-production units
oAntenna measurements using the near field spherical test chamber.
*Planning project work to ensure that adequate time is given to source all necessary components and meet required deliveries, as well as providing regular progress updates and adequate warnings of likely delays.
*Develop new antenna design concepts to support cost reduction and performance enhancements for existing and future products.
*Provide technical support to other departments and customers
*Ensure that internal procedures are adhered to, in line with Quality Standards and Health and Safety requirements.

To be considered for this role, applicants will be qualified to minimum degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline, with a background working in an antenna design/manufacturing environment, with experience in microstrip based antenna design within the frequency range 1 - 20GHz and computational modelling using CST Microwave Studio. Academic research experience with good industry collaboration will also be considered. You will have experience with Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to work within a fast-moving environment, undertaking multiple small projects concurrently and operating to relatively short timescales.

In addition, the following would be ideal:
*Knowledge and experience of alternative antenna technologies and experience at VHF/UHF or higher frequencies.
*Good practical skills
*Experience of other computational modelling tools (e.g. HFSS, Concerto, FEKO)
*Experience of dealing with customers
*Experience of SolidWorks, AutoCad and Visual Basic for Applications.

Keywords: Antenna Design, Microwave Antenna, Design, RF, CST Microwave Studio, Microstrip, Computational Modelling.

Antenna Design Engineer
Newmarket, Suffolk
£Negotiable salary DOE

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.