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RF Test LabVIEW Engineer

RF Test LabVIEW Engineer

Job Title: RF Test LabVIEW Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £40 - £45 per hour
Start Date: 2019-10-18
Reference: J140859
Contact Name: George Allen
Contact Email: gallen@kdcresource.com
Job Published: October 18, 2019 14:26

Job Description

KDC are now recruiting for a new RF Test Engineer to join our client over in Portsmouth. If you're experienced in this field and are interested in the Defence and space industry, then this could be the role you have been waiting for.
Once you start you will be reporting to Head of Assembly Integration and Test (AIT) Test Systems and working within a team of test system specialists to develop and deliver RF test systems used during telecom satellite payload test phases.
After delivery, the systems require support in the UK (Portsmouth) and occasionally abroad in France (Toulouse). This may include test investigations, reporting evidence, attending customer meetings and working closely with other engineering teams within AIT and the Telecoms Payload business, division supporting technical aspects of Engineering and Test
The role requires the person to be self-motivated to work and manage their time efficiently to meet the project schedule dates.
Job Activities:
•Develop RF measurements from customer requirements
•Development and maintenance of LabVIEW test executive and libraries of tests
•Integration of new features into existing system
•Produce product documentation, technical and status reports

Qualifications and skills:
•Formal NI qualification with experience developing software in the Test and Measurement field
•Experience of LabVIEW Object Oriented Programming and Classes and Actor Framework
•Experience using RF test instrumentation: Network Analysers, Spectrum Analysers, Power Meters, Signal Generators and Arbitrary Waveform Generators with modulation techniques
•Knowledge of Test Instrumentation control (SCPI)
•Knowledge of satellite architecture and RF test methods typically used within the satellite industry
•Have a working knowledge of other software tools and languages (XML, Subversion (SVN), MATLAB )
•Team player able to integrate easily and quickly into existing AIT teams


Key Words: RF Test Engineer, Test Technician, BPSS, LABVIEW, Satellites, Portsmouth