RF/Microwave Electronics Design Engineer

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Public Sector
East Anglia
£20,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Are you interested in working with a range of cutting edge technology products to ensure they operate in the harshest of environments when people’s lives depend on them? We are looking for a RF/Microwave Electronics Design Engineer to join a successful and dynamic team in Hertfordshire.

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The Job

The RF/Microwave Electronics Design Engineer will join a fast paced programme within a dynamic team to develop RF/microwave sub-systems as part of the seeker development activities.

This requires an engineer with broad skills in RF/microwave design with experience of designing sub-units mixed with analogue/digital electronics, programmable devices and MMIC technologies. The engineer must have a high degree of enthusiasm and a determination to deliver products to the right standard within the required timescales.

The Role:

* Design and develop RF/microwave circuits for use in multimode seeker applications.
* Perform development test and integration activities on circuits and sub-assemblies in accordance with all relevant processes, standards and requirements.
* Produce and maintain test documentation associated with seeker hardware, including specifications, development test schedules and test result sheets.
* Oversee the transition of development hardware into series production, including robustness testing and qualification testing.
* Perform technical investigations to provide data for problem assessment, design improvements and support development of solutions to technical issues.

Experience needed:

* Experience in Electronics covering Radio Frequency (RF) engineering.
* Degree qualified in Electronics /RF Electronics/ RF Systems / Microwave or a closely related subject.
* Experience in design and development of RF/microwave circuits.
* Essential to be able to build good working relationships with team members and external departments, suppliers and customers, acting as a team leader when required.
* Essential to have experience of product lifecycles from concept through to production.
* Essential be to be able to produce high quality written reports and presentations to internal and external customers.

Experience in the following would be desirable:

* Desirable to have system requirements experience relating to hardware implementation including creating specifications for MMIC technologies to source from external suppliers.
* Skilled in the use of RF design software (such as ADS, CST, AWR, HFSS, Matlab & Simulink.)
* Experience with Power amplifiers, and/ or Radar jamming systems.
* Radio frequency electromagnetic fields.
* Experience in Transmitter and receiver antennas.

All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance.

There may be some travel internationally.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 898946
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Kayla Hopwood

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