Senior RF-Microwave Engineer

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 1529_1602756369
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Senior or Principal RF-Microwave Engineer

gap professional are looking for a permanent Senior or Principal RF-Microwave Engineer

for our client, a Global Engineering Services provider, for their co-located team based in Basildon for their client, a global defence industry leader.

The Senior or Principal RF/ Microwave engineers would be responsible for design,

commissioning and test of RF/ Microwave circuitry on complex systems.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Creating high-quality and robust RF/ Microwave circuit designs
  • Documenting and recording deliverables
  • Supporting integration & verification activities at hardware and system level
  • Keeping designs under configuration control
  • Providing progress reports

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
Essential:

  • Degree in Physics, Mathematics or Systems Engineering is preferred but will consider Optical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • RF/ Microwave design experience including; Microwave PCB materials and design techniques, Microwave Sub-System design, Knowledge of microwave power amplifier design & technology, Design of complex microwave switch matrix, Application of microwave GaAs/ GaN MMIC, Design of complex passive microwave structures, S-parameter manipulation, EM 3D and 2D simulation techniques, Non-linear circuit simulation and modelling, Matching network design, Microwave component selection
  • Understanding of Radar Systems or Radar Receivers, including experience of Frequency

synthesizer design, Receiver architectures and design, General RF and microwave PCB-

level design with COTS active & passive components

  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following RF/ Microwave design tools:- AWR

Microwave office, CST Microwave studio, Keysight (Agilent) ADS, or AWR Visual System

Simulator

  • Ability to analyse system requirements and derive detailed hardware requirements
  • Experience of debugging & testing new RF/ Microwave circuit designs
  • Previous experience of the full hardware design lifecycle and presenting designs for peer/ formal design reviews Self-motivated, with an aptitude to problem solve and drive difficult issues to conclusion
  • Ability to coordinate day to day technical activities, liaising closely with the Project

Engineering Lead, Lead RF/ Microwave engineer & other engineering disciplines

  • Experience of liaising with Manufacturing/ Production colleagues and external suppliers

of key components and assemblies

Desirable

  • Experience of hardware requirements capture and requirements management tools
  • Previous experience of designing DDS, PLL, DAC, ADC circuits, high dynamic range /

low-noise design & minimising phase noise

  • Experience of supervising other RF/ Microwave engineers, planning and managing work

for yourself and a small team

UK citizenship is mandatory to be able to clear the background checks and obtain unrestricted SC clearance. Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage.

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