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Antenna Design Engineer

Antenna Design Engineer

Job Title: Antenna Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: Up to £50 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897237_1614353618
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email: marc@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: February 26, 2021 15:33

Job Description

Antenna Design Engineer - Contract
My client is currently looking for an experienced Antenna Design Engineer on a contract basis in Hertfordshire. You will be designing and developing RF and microwave antennas which will be used in Datalinks.
Responsibilities:
-Design and develop RF and microwave antennas which will be used in Datalinks.
-Interact with internal customers and suppliers to understand antenna design requirements, volume constraints and environmental specifications so that the final design is compliant with the overall requirements
-Provide technical advice and assistance in pursuance of existing and new business, particularly in the fields of Antenna Design Capabilities, RF & Microwave Engineering and ensure the effectiveness and competitiveness of the proposed technical solutions
-Diagnose Antenna issues using various methods; e.g. visual inspection, data analysis in design
-Design, simulation & layout using HFSS (understanding limitations of different solvers)
-Design and optimisation of array feed networks
-Complex Antenna Array simulations/optimisation using HPC/cluster
Skills & Experience
-RF/Microwave Antenna Design (Narrowband and Wideband)
RF/Microwave Antenna Array Design
-Antenna test and trials in an anechoic chamber
-Manufacturing techniques, capabilities and constraints
-Use of vector network analysers and other test equipment
-Assessment of installed RCS performance of an Antenna
-Awareness of meta-materials technologies
-Appreciation of mechanical design & module packaging
-Appreciation of mixed signal board techniques
-Appreciation of active Microwave, RF and Analogue Design
Clear understanding of engineering tools, processes and procedures
-Be conversant with RF/Microwave design tools including HFSS and MATLAB (CST/ADS/FEKO is also desirable but not essential)
-Process complex array data using MATLAB
-Take early prototype designs into serial production
Overview
-Position - Antenna Design Engineer - Contract
-Location - Hertfordshire
-Rate - up to £50depending on experience
Key Words - Antenna, Design, RF, Radio Frequency, Microwave, Analogue, MATLAB, Array, Test
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 this 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.
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