Systems Engineer - Test Systems Specialist

Systems Engineer - Test Systems Specialist

Job Title: Systems Engineer - Test Systems Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897201_1613478951
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 16, 2021 12:35

Job Description

Systems Engineer - Test System Specialist
My client is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to join the team based in Portsmouth and contract basis. You will join the team who are responsible for providing engineering support to the Telecom business line, for payload projects; payload R&D activities; proposals and for the development of advanced payload products.
Main responsibilities:
-Member of the System Engineering Team assigned to a telecom payload project; the role's main focus is the design, development, delivery and deployment / maintenance of ground test system equipment dedicated to the measurement of the performance of military telecom payloads
-The Payload Test System components will include all off board interfaces; active and/or passive; all means necessary for the configuration of the unit under test (including digital processor, active antenna, etc.) and the automation of test racks used to conduct Electrical tests; RF tests and potentially EMC and Thermal tests.
Key Skills & Experience
-A degree in Electrical, Electronic engineering, mathematics or physics or equivalent industry knowledge
-RF communication engineering
-RF Instruments; Test Equipment and Test technique
-Test automation / COTS test software
-Working within an environment controlled strictly through an established Quality system
-Microwave / high frequency RF engineering
-Knowledge of Satellite Communications systems
-An understanding of equipment fitted to the Satellite payload such as receivers, converters, amplifiers, waveguides and antennas
-An in-depth knowledge of RF measurement instruments and of their use in the context of telecompayload testing
-Position - Systems Engineer - Test System Specialist - Contract - Inside IR35
-Location - Portsmouth
-Rate - Negotiable depending on experience
Key Words - Systems, RF, Electronic, Test, Payload, Satellite, Communications, Microwave, HF, High Frequency, Design, Development
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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