Senior Microwave Design Engineer

ATA Recruitment
North Yorkshire
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Microwave Design Engineer

Location: Yorkshire - North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, South Yorkshire or West Yorkshire

£50,000 - £55,000 (DOE) + laptop + pension + 28 days’ leave + progression to a Microwave Design Supervisor

ATA Recruitment is recruiting for a UK based manufacturer of RF & microwave components, which is a privately-owned business with over 20 years trading history. This business provides themselves on providing quality products and services to global customers within some of the worlds technologically advanced market sectors.

A large proportion of my client’s business comes from the overseas markets and because of a strategic decision to penetrate the UK & overseas market further; my client is looking to recruit a Senior Microwave Design Engineer to support on-going growth within the business.

If you have a background in designing RF & Microwave active/passive components or subsystems, and you have used Ansoft HFSS or CST Microwave then please call Ajay Bhella on 01162167000 for a confidential discussion, or email your CV to

Please note, this is a retained assignment and all direct or third-party CV’s will be sent to ATA Recruitment for screening and not actioned by this client.

The role of Senior Microwave Design Engineer will be:

To obtain written specifications form clients.

You will scope out the system which best suits the client’s requirements.

You will then use your experience of RF microwave products to simulate a structure that best suits the application.

You will use Ansoft HFSS or CST Microwave Design Studio to ensure you have electrically satisfied the specification.

You will perform technical calculations such as return loss and insertion loss.

75% of your time will be spent on Ansoft HFSS or CST software and 25% in the lab testing the product.

Once both electrical and mechanical drawings have been signed off you will oversee the prototype stage.

To validate initial product by test per the agreed acceptance test procedure.

You will also assist in the planning and review of new product developments.

Experience and background:

You must have used a microwave design software such as Ansoft HFSS or CST Microwave Design Studio software.

Ideally, degree qualified in Electronics, Electrical, Physics or similar discipline or equivalent experience in RF and microwave design of microwave devices and sub-systems.

Good communication skills, both written/oral, and technical/non-technical with colleague’s management and customers.

The benefits:

As a Senior Microwave Design Engineer, you will already hold great responsibility within the business. The business is looking to organically grow by 65% and thus, you will have the option of being promoted to a Microwave Design Supervisor.

You will be working for a well-established and financially secure business with an entrepreneurial flair, success in this role will see progression within the company and its parent group.

How to Apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on (Apply online only) or alternatively, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to

ATA Recruitment specialise in technical & engineering positions, so if this role is not for you, please do have a look on our website for further potential opportunities which may suit your skills and experience better - If you have the skill, we have the recruitment knowledge and together we can find you your perfect job

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