Antenna Design Engineer

Recruiter
Gregory Martin International Limited
Location
Newmarket
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Antenna Design Engineer ? Microwave Antennas.

Our client is a fast moving highly successful global company, they require an Antenna Design Engineer to join the engineering department. You will be working within a small multi-disciplined team responsible for the electrical design of microwave antennas predominately between 1 and 20 GHz. Experience of antenna measurements using a spherical near field test chamber would be an advantage.

As an Antenna Design Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

3 years + experience of working in an antenna design/manufacturing environment.

Experience in microstrip based antenna design within the frequency range 1 ? 20GHz

Experience of computational modelling using CST Microwave Studio

Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Ability to work within a fast-moving environment, undertaking multiple small projects concurrently and operating to relatively short timescales

Must have a meticulous, thorough and positive approach to work

Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written

Must have good team and collaborative inter team working skills.

Desirable skills for the Antenna Design Engineer:

Knowledge and experience of alternative antenna technologies and experience at VHF/UHF or higher frequencies.

Good practical skills.

Experience of other computational modelling tools (e.g. HFSS, Concerto, FEKO).

Experience of dealing with customers.

Experience of SolidWorks and AutoCAD.

Experience of Visual Basic for Applications.

Qualifications:

Minimum of BEng 2:1 or equivalent in an engineering discipline although experience will be taken into account.

As an Antenna Design Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Design and development of microwave antennas primarily in the 1 ? 20GHz range from concept through to production, to defined specifications, within short timescales and to fixed budgets, including:

RF design using of CST Microwave Studio.

Liaison with the Mechanical and Production Engineering teams in the development of final product.

Building of prototypes and pre-production units

Antenna measurements using the near field spherical test chamber.

Ensure that adequate time is given to source all necessary components and meet required deliveries.

Provide regular progress updates and adequate warnings of likely delays.

Develop new antenna design concepts to support cost reduction and performance enhancements for existing and future products.

Provide technical support to other departments and customers

Ensure that internal procedures are adhered to, in line with Quality Standards and Health and Safety requirements.

Keywords: Antenna, Microwave, Aerospace, Design, RF, Electrical, VHF, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Visual Basic, Computational Modelling, HFSS, Concerto, FEKO, GHz, Development.

Antenna Design Engineer ? Microwave Antennas

Salary: Competitive

Location: Newmarket, Suffolk


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