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Microwave Equipment Design Engineer

Microwave Equipment Design Engineer

Job Title: Microwave Equipment Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth
Industry:
Salary: £45 per hour
Start Date: 2021-02-08
Reference: J141125
Contact Name: Adam Stockley
Contact Email: astockley@kdcresource.com
Job Published: February 08, 2021 15:17

Job Description

RF Microwave Equipment Design Engineer
Role Overview
A vacancy has arisen for an RF- Microwave Equipment Design Engineer within the Communication Products Group based in Portsmouth. The Communication Products group is responsible for the development of RF and Digital Equipment for use in telecommunication Satellites.
This role is focused on the design and manufacture of RF equipment such as SSPAs, LNAs, Frequency Converters and Frequency References and high speed digital interfacing for satellite payloads from UHF through to Ka band and higher. The availability of advanced Payload Equipment is the driving force behind the telecommunication satellite industry, and the team is a proven world leader in this field.
The successful applicant will be subject to UK Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
Accountabilities
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
§Design and manufacturing support for a wide range of equipment including new Power Amplifier and frequency converter products covering electrical RF/DC performance analysis, assessment of mechanical realisation and oversight of production test
§Undertake detailed design of amplifier matching circuits, filters, mixer circuits and entire circuit line-up using Keysight ADS.
§Perform development testing.
§Co-ordinate design activity, manage BoM and product documentation.
§Generate equipment analyses and present at internal and external Design reviews.
§Support product production including results reviews and problem solving from sub-circuit through to equipment level.
§Technically Liaise with Customer and Partner companies
This is an office-based role but it will involve occasional travel within the UK, Europe & North America/Canada and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Required Skills
We are looking for applicants with the following skills and experience:
§Experience in high reliability RF Microwave circuit design
§Experience using RF and microwave test equipment
§Have good analytical and technical problem-solving skills
§Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with the ability to interact with subject matter experts regarding a wide range of technical and operational topics
Desirable Skills
§Recent experience with RF CAD modelling tools such as Keysight ADS
§Experience within a manufacturing environment.
§Ability to produce clear concise technical design documentation
§The candidate will be educated to degree level with an RF electronics focus

This role requires current SC Clearance.
As a successful candidate you will be expected to work a 37 hour week on a hourly rate or £45/hr LTD company.
If you are interested in the role, please apply or contact myself on 01202 596374.