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RF Engineer in Basildon, Essex


Basildon, Essex


£60.00 - £70 per hour



RF/Microwave Engineer
6 - month Contract
Essex - Mainly onsite
Up to £70ph Inside IR35

*** Due to the nature of this role and the industry you will work in, you will be required to achieve UK SC clearance to an enhanced level ***

We are looking for an experienced RF/Microwave Engineer to take on the delivery of an Inter-Vehicle Data Link communications system. We are looking for an engineer with microwave engineering knowledge familiar with working on complex electronic (ideally RF-based) sensor systems.

This role will focus on the electronics design of the RF and control subsystems; to be implemented on laboratory and aircraft concept demonstrators in later stages of the project. You will also provide technical support throughout the product lifecycle including design implementation, integration and test, system trials and product delivery.

You will be responsible for delivery of work packages focused on analogue and RF electronics, covering the inter-vehicle data link design, system test and integration.

Day to day you will also be responsible for -
Modelling of proposed architectures to determine the optimal solution.
Simulation of RF designs
Documentation of designs including configuration management within the product data management tool
Support to laboratory hardware demonstrator development and test.

Experience we are looking for -
Practical hands on experience of RF design of circuitry between DC and 30 GHz.
Experience of the design of PLLs in the 10 to 30 GHz frequency range.
Experience of working with PCB layout personnel in an advisory capacity.
Hands on experience of using RF test and measurement equipment to develop and debug RF circuitry up to 30 GHz.
Ability to use RF and system modelling and simulation tools such as MATLAB and Keysight ADS.
Ability to produce concise technical reports detailing design solutions and implementation.
Ability to understand and follow the business practices, such as design reviews, which come with working in a high technology defence environment.
Degree in relevant engineering or related scientific discipline (Electronics Engineering or Physics preferred).
Ability to make technical decisions within own sphere of responsibility.
Willingness to work proactively within a fast moving and dynamic environment.

It would be nice if you had in the below, but is not essential -
Experience in system level and sub-system integration and debug.
Experience of working in the defence electronics sector.
An understanding of the deployment of airborne military platforms, systems and operation within the enterprise environment.


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 123103_1711021688
Date posted 21 March 2024

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