RF Design Engineer

RF Design Engineer

Job Title: RF Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch
Salary: Excellent
Start Date: 2019-07-22
Reference: J140775
Contact Name: Ryan Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2019 08:54

Job Description

RF Design Engineer
Our Christchurch-based, global client has just been awarded a contract for the design and development of a range of operational training electronic warfare pods by the MoD on behalf of NATO! They are in need of a permanent RF Design Engineer who will be directly responsible to the Electronics Design Team Lead - Technology, implementing RF Design activities in support of all deliverable products required to satisfy the NATO JEWCS contract.

Your main responsibilities would be:
• Design and develop RF sub-systems for new EW equipment
• Use design expertise to create RF design solutions to EW engineering problems, particularly those relating to operational requirements for Radar Jammers and Simulators for NATO JEWCS.
• Develop and maintain some knowledge of International Radar and Communications equipment types and function to enable solutions to EW engineering problems to be achieved.
• Carry out peer review of designs and technical proposals authored by other engineers from an RF point of view.
• Comply with Cobham Safety Standards
• Maintain positive and constructive relationships with all internal and external stakeholders and customers

You will need:
• Cleared to or have the ability to be cleared to SC
• Good knowledge of current RF technologies - Solid State Amplifiers, high speed switches etc…
• Experience of deriving system level requirements from High Level customer requirements
• Experience of developing, writing and implementing test and verification plans for sub-systems and complete systems.
• Experience in Project life-cycle delivery from bids to operation
• Hands on RF design and simulation software desirable
• Good knowledge of modern RF Test equipment - VNA, RF Power Meter, RF Signal generator, RF Spectrum Analyser

Don't hesitate to apply! Following your application, we can provide more details.