Microwave Systems Engneer

Recruiter
Prime Appointments
Location
Chelmsford
Posted
04 Aug 2018
Closes
01 Sep 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to work in an exciting company who develop technology for the Civil Aerospace, Defence, Space, Industrial, Medical and Scientific industries? If so this global company who work on some of the highest profile projects such as Eurofighter Typhoon and the CERN large hadron collider are expanding and are keen to recruit a Microwave Systems Engineer. In this role you will support development and capability in the system design and test for X-Ray subsystems for medical, industrial and scientific applications.

Duties:
Characterisation of systems performance, behaviours and critical design features.
Supporting customers in resolving systems design issues.
Establishing design characteristics for magnetrons and modulators in these system.
Provide technical leadership of a team of skilled engineers tasked with establishing the critical to quality features of these systems and deriving the subsystem design features.
Setting the project technical objectives
Selecting the design and test methodologies to achieve the required device performance.
Work with other team members and functions to ensure that the stakeholder's requirements can be exceeded.

Experience:
Must have a good working knowledge of major sub components RF/microwave components, accelerator systems, linacs, HV modulators and systems.
Knowledge of advanced microwave principles including test & measurement techniques for characterisation of components and structures.
High power/voltage test experience (system performance evaluation).
Knowledge of safety systems and safe working practices.
Systems engineering knowledge, able to understand system requirements
Excellent customer-facing skills.
Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Must be able and willing to travel both throughout the UK and Worldwide.

Benefits:
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
6% matched pension
Free parking
Hours 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday finishing at 4.30pm on Friday.

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 7 days your application for this position has been unsuccessful

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