RF Systems Engineer

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RF Systems Engineer

A Major Aerospace and Defence company are seeking an RF Systems Engineer to work on their Portsmouth site. Due to the nature of this role, any offer will be subject to the completion of an SC clearance taking place. Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application or email your latest CV.

Job Description

Job Title: RF Systems Engineer
Location: Portsmouth
Job Type: 12 Months (Contract)

Applicants must show they can:
" demonstrable post-graduate experience in Communications System Engineering,
" a methodical approach to the work with sufficient commitment and drive to see the task through even where adverse conditions are encountered,
" strong analytical skills.
" experience of working direct with customers and will be able to demonstrate a capability of presenting ideas and concepts to the customer.
" the ability to efficiently organise and co-ordinate their work with the ability to provide innovative solutions and to communicate them.

Specific Tasks to be undertaken:
" End-to-end communications RF system design and development
" Payload systems
" Ground terminal system design
" System design studies
" RF systems performance analysis
" End-to-end network performance analysis (capacity, QoS performance)
" Requirements analysis
" System specification development
" System sub-element specification
" RF System test strategy development and Validation, Verification and Test plan documentation
" RF Interfaces
" Functional interfaces with Management Segment, modems and complex antenna systems.

Experience Required:
A proven track record in two or more of the following:
RF system design and implementation, digital and analogue communications, communications protocols, RF system performance analysis, spread spectrum techniques, payload systems design and analysis, system and sub-system specification writing, requirements management and tracing.

Desirable:
A proven track record in two or more of the following:
SATCOM systems (spacecraft and/or ground terminals), Military systems (networks and applications), Multiple Access Protocols, DAMA, Modem systems, RF systems.

Tools/ Equipment:
PC literate, Microsoft Office.

OpNet, HP Advanced Design System, Visual Basic, NetViz, DOORS

Qualifications:
Good honours degree in Engineering/Electronics/Science/Mathematics.

Personal Qualities:
Team player, organised, communicative and determined with the ability to work on their own initiative.

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