RF/Microwave Electronics Designer/Specialist

RF/Microwave Electronics Designer/Specialist

Job Title: RF/Microwave Electronics Designer/Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895572_1549620195
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 08, 2019 10:03

Job Description

RF/Microwave Electronics Designer
My client is looking for an experienced RF/Microwave Electronics Designer to join the team
You will be working in a state-of-the-art complex, surrounded by advanced technologies and innovative individuals. This is an interesting role offering variety, skills development, an excellent salary and corporate benefits package.
The Role
-The role encompasses the definition, architecting and design of high bandwidth, high frequency radios; including low noise amplifiers, high power amplifiers, frequency synthesisers based on multiple technologies, filters and the design of interfaces to software defined radio circuits based on digital and FPGA circuitry. These designs must operate in harsh environments (vibration, shock, thermal, etc.)
-The role demands close working with Systems Teams, Firmware & Software developers, Digital Electronics Designers and with other related teams such as Component Engineering, PCB Design/Layout, Mechanical Engineering, manufacturing and others.
Skills & Experience
-Likely to be degree qualified in RF Electronics or a closely related subject.
-Proven ability to design complex RF Electronics including Receive & Transmit amplifier chains, filters and frequency synthesisers, from first principles both at block diagram level and at component level in the 10Mhz to 30GHz+ range.
-Must be able to demonstrate ability to define frequency and level plans.
-Familiarity and experience of design to meet EMC & RF compliance.
-Knowledge and or proven experience in design / development of Software Defined Radio (SDR) would be advantageous.
-A good understanding of the complete product development process preferably for defence products.
-Skilled in the use of RF design software (such as ADS, CST, AWR, HFSS, Matlab & Simulink.)
-Proven hands-on prototyping skills & evidence of the use of both standard and complex RF Test Equipment.
-The capability to write clear and concise engineering documentation.
-Position - RF/Microwave Electronics Designer - Permanent
-Location - Hertfordshire
-Salary - £45k - 60k DOE + Bonus + Benefits
Key Words - RF, Radio Frequency, Design, Electronics, Digital, Receive, Transmit, Amplifier, Circuit,
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.
This is a Permanent Position

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