RF Design and Test Engineer - Hertfordshire (M/F)

  • Company : Jonathan Lee Recruitment
  • Localisation : Hertfordshire - UK (Region undefined)
  • Position : RF Design and Test Engineer - Hertfordshire
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-07-26

Job Description


An RF Design Engineer is required to join an innovative Aerospace and Defence company on Permanent basis that specialises in advanced products primarily for the Aerospace industry. The RF Design Engineer will report to the Microwave Team Leader and functionally to the Engineering Director. The RF Design Engineer will be a member of the Microwave Design Team providing expertise in RF design and test.

The RF Design Engineer will provide expert knowledge to support improvements to design software and capital investment in microwave test capabilities. The RF Design Engineer will represent the company and act as a key technical interface with customers with regards to RF design and test and Aerospace Antenna products. The RF Design Engineer will be technically competent and have significant expertise in the field of RF and Microwave design specifically around the design and development and RF test of antennas


Responsibilities of the RF Design and Test Engineer

  • Design of radomes and other electromagnetic systems to cost and programme timescales
  • Preparation of technical documentation including design reports and test specifications
  • Prepare and deliver presentations of design solutions both internally and externally
  • Attend technical meetings with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrate component compliance against customer requirements
  • Perform radome/antenna measurements using a variety of measurement ranges
  • Process/analyse measurement data and reporting
  • Assist with the definition and development of an in-house AESA/radome test capability


Requirements and Experience of the RF Design and Test Engineer

  • Degree in Physics or Electronic Engineering or related
  • Minimum of 5 years' relevant experience with a strong emphasis of antenna design and test
  • Hands on experience of antenna test methods and systems
  • Significant antenna design experience and, preferably, radome design experience
  • A thorough understanding of electromagnetic theory within radome and antenna design
  • Running standard commercial microwave codes used for antenna and/or radome design
  • Experience of antenna testing and overseeing microwave test facilities
  • Eligible for SC clearance and access to classified material
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office including Excel
  • Strong technical and communications skills
  • Self-motivated, creative and forward thinking
  • Flexible particularly when deadlines need to be achieved


Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the products involved.

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