Senior Applications Engineer

Bluebox HR
Circa £50,000 to £60,000
30 Sep 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Applications Engineer – Satellite Communications & Microwave/RF.

Braintree, Essex.

Circa £50,000 to £60,000.

Are you an Applications Engineer seeking a new challenge, a Design Engineer looking to gain more commercial customer exposure or a Sales Engineer with a strong technical pedigree?

Atlantic Microwave is a leading, UK-based, microwave/RF technology company serving global markets in satellite communications, aerospace, defence and research, working with major international players on significant and exciting projects in the supply of systems, equipment and components.

As part of their growth strategy the company are now seeking to appoint an experienced engineer with excellent microwave/RF knowledge and communication skills to interface at engineering level with their customers, suppliers and internal staff to achieve important technical goals.

Key areas of responsibility:

·Working closely with customers’ engineers to obtain a full understanding of their technical requirements.

·Liaising with in-house and supply chain engineering staff in developing solutions to meet customer requirements.

·Developing and formulating technical proposals for customers and explaining choices.

·Making innovative and documented engineering proposals for new product development.

·Interfacing with university research departments on new product opportunities for the company.

The successful candidate will ideally have a combination of the following:

·A degree or equivalent qualification in electronic engineering (preferably with a microwave/RF bias).

·Knowledge of the principles of satellite communications and frequency converters.

·A good understanding of a range of microwave/RF systems and equipment.

·The ability to understand and interpret customers’ technical requirements.

·A desire to take the technical lead in the customer proposal process.

·An innovative approach to technical challenges.

·Excellent communication skills, resourcefulness, tenacity and a keen interest in involvement in a wide variety of projects and challenges.

·Ambitious for personal and career development.

The role will be based at the Company’s engineering headquarters in Braintree, Essex. For more information about Atlantic Microwave and the current product range please visit

The remuneration package on offer is negotiable depending on what skills and experience the successful candidate will bring to the organisation. All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom.

To apply in confidence, please email your CV and current salary details, quoting reference BB294/TJ, to Mike Archer at Bluebox HR, our retained consultants, by clicking the Apply button.

All applications will be forwarded to Bluebox HR. No applications through agencies please.

Bluebox HR Limited, Kavannagh House, 251 Alcester Road South, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 6DT 0121 443 4077
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