RF Test and Validation Engineer

Guidant Global
22 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
RF Test and Validation Engineer

Job Profile

A position for a RF Test and Validation Engineer is available for our client based in Portsmouth. The successful candidate will be responsible for the systems level preparation and execution of all test activities involving telecom payload up to the delivery to the Satellite Integration Facility. It also requires a strong link to the spacecraft level Payload Validation Engineer in order to support any preparation activities that may be required. The role is to apply a “systems” approach to the testing to make sure all Hardware, Software, requirements, design, interfaces, resources and planning between different disciplines on the project is consistent and managed.

The RF Test and Validation Engineer will manage all aspects of Payload testing and performance verification in accordance with the customer technical and schedule requirements using the most cost effective methods.

Main Responsibilities

* Responsible for the analysis of customer requirements & definition of appropriate verification methods (Test, Analysis, Review of Design, Inspection)

* Responsible for Project requirement traceability through the generation of a Design, Verification Document (DVM)

* Responsible for ensuring that all activities identified in Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) are successfully conducted

* Responsible for definition of the Communications Module Test Strategy in line with requirements through Customer & Project liaison & negotiation

* Responsible for managing repeater performance validation via test – equipment and repeater level


* Communications system design and analysis

* Knowledge of Validation and Verification processes

* Knowledge of RF Test techniques

* Teamwork with good communication skills


* Knowledge of Telecom Payloads

* Payload system design and analysis

* Leadership attributes

* Knowledge of Microsoft Visual Basic (Excel Macros)

* Knowledge of RF Test Systems and RF instruments. (Network analysers, Spectrum Analysers, AWG; Power Meters; RF Amplifiers, Oscilloscopes; etc.)

Should you be interested on this opportunity please contact Denise Simao on or on +44 (0) (phone number removed). Please note: You will be required to apply for and receive a DBS certificate prior to commencement of the contract

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