Principal Hardware Engineer (RF)

Ceema Technology Recruitment
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking a Senior / Principal Hardware Engineer from an RF background for a leading Defence client.

This is an opportunity to work on world leading space, defence and aerospace programmes.

Senior / Principal Hardware Engineer (RF)
Location: Edinburgh

Our client an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable 'smart' solutions. Employing 4,000 people across the UK with 2,000 based at the Edinburgh site. In addition to achieving Investors In People accreditation, we won the Queens Awards for enterprise and international trade. We are entering a period of expansion offering exciting opportunities to work at the forefront of technology. With a large proportion of our engineers having chartered status, you can look forward to working with highly skilled professionals.

Where will you find our work?
* Our technology defines the capability of the Eurofighter Typhoon
* Our products help to return service men and women safely home to their families
* Our surveillance radar helps coastguards to save lives of people lost at sea
* We provided the perimeter security for the Commonwealth Games
* Our thermal camera was used in the BBC's Winter Watch
* We are number 1 in Airborne Infra-Red Counter Measures, in Airborne Laser Designators and in Airborne Radar outside of the US

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior/Principal RF Hardware Engineer to join a radar receiver development team in Edinburgh. The receiver team is a multi-disciplinary expert team specialising in the design and development of high performance radar receiver sub-systems areas.
About the role

You will work within a receiver development team and will be responsible for the engineering and technical aspects of RF and/or receiver circuits and systems.

Ideally you will possess a degree in Electronic Engineering or related science (e.g. Physics) with specialism in high frequency circuits and receiver techniques supported by appropriate fundamental elements. Relevant experience will also be considered.

You will have experience at a senior engineer level in design of RF/Microwave circuits and sub-systems or be ready to take the next step into this role.

You should be familiar with current industry standard ECAD tools. We are particularly seeking has expert knowledge in Agilent ADS, AWR Microwave office, Agilent system Vue or Matlab/Simulink.

So now you're part of our team…

You will benefit from everything you would expect from an industry leading company that values its people. This includes flexible working arrangements and generous benefits that can be tailored to your individual lifestyle. You will also benefit from training opportunities, access to leisure facilities, childcare and retail vouchers and an award-winning pension scheme.

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