SENIOR RF ENGINEER My international client is a defence specialist who develop innovative solutions in the sectors of radar, electronics, optronics and avionics. The Senior RF Engineer is responsible for significant work packages of RF/Microwave module development, test and support. They support other areas of the business with RF design expertise. JOB FUNCTIONS: · Proactively lead RF equipment development; via internal or sub-contracted work packages. · Maintain RF designs - e.g. for Product Improvements or Obsolescence. · Oversee derivation of requirements and specifications and their verification & validation. · Provide technical support to Supply Chain, Quality, Suppliers and Customers. · Support external RF designs and maintain RF Production Tests. · Support RF module manufacture - responding to technical issues, undertaking trend analysis and root cause analysis. · Ensure that Engineering Procedures are correctly followed, and the quality is maintained through design and manufacture. · Generate Estimates, Plans and generally manage small work packages. · Ensure adequate documentation is maintained. · Any other tasks associated with this role. ESSENTIAL: · PCB Design at microwave frequencies - comfortable with manipulating schematics and defining/reviewing required layout. · RF Component selection; knowledge of High Power RF amplifier, Low Noise Amplifiers, Limiters, Circulators, Filters, Mixers and Phase Locked Loop usage. · RF System Design (e.g. Cascade Analysis). · Familiarity with RF test equipment (e.g. Spectrum Analysers, Vector Network Analysers). · Design for test and design for manufacture. · Experience of a Production Environment (e.g. good understanding of processes such as SMT). · Self-motivated and enjoys working within a team. · Good command of written and verbal English. DESIRABLE: · Familiar with Altium PCB Design Software. · Working knowledge of Radar or closely related applications (e.g. Comms). · Experience of any of the following: · Knowledge of digital electronics or power supply design. · Experience of requirements management and/or systems engineering disciplines. · Test Automation (e.g. through MATLAB or Python). · EMC. · Regulatory compliance (e.g. FCC, ITU or ETSI requirements).
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