RF Test LabVIEW Engineer

Line Up Aviation
Portsmouth, UK
09 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 30 years. We work with some of the industry's best-known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.

Role: RF Test LabVIEW Engineer

Pay: £45p/h Ltd rate

Contract: 6-month contract

Location: Portsmouth

What you will be doing:

Reporting to Head of Assembly Integration and Test (AIT) Test Systems and working within a team of test system specialists to develop and deliver RF test systems used during telecom satellite payload test phases.

After delivery, the systems require support in the UK (Portsmouth) and occasionally abroad in France (Toulouse). This may include test investigations, reporting evidence, attending customer meetings and working closely with other engineering teams within AIT and the Telecoms Payload business, division supporting technical aspects of Engineering and Test

The role requires the person to be self-motivated to work and manage their time efficiently to meet the project schedule dates.

Main Activities:

Develop RF measurements from customer requirements
Development and maintenance of LabVIEW test executive and libraries of tests
Integration of new features into existing system
Produce product documentation, technical and status reports


Formal NI qualification with experience developing software in the Test and Measurement field.
Experience of LabVIEW Object Oriented Programming and Classes and Actor Framework
Experience using RF test instrumentation: Network Analysers, Spectrum Analysers, Power Meters, Signal Generators and Arbitrary Waveform Generators with modulation techniques
Knowledge of Test Instrumentation control (SCPI)
Knowledge of satellite architecture and RF test methods typically used within the satellite industry
Have a working knowledge of other software tools and languages (XML, Subversion (SVN), MATLAB)
Team player able to integrate easily and quickly into existing AIT teams

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