This newly created role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced RF Design Engineer / Electromagnetics Engineer with a proven ability to tackle advanced RF electronics design challenges. We are looking for somebody who is excited by the challenge of a role with responsibility for developing ground-breaking new RF technology for this well-established company's truly unique communication systems within the Satellite and Space arena.
As the senior RF Engineer / Electromagnetic Engineering Consultant you will be responsible for sophisticated blank sheet RF designs at system and component/device level with strong focus on electromagnetic design and simulation. You will also be involved in L-Band through to mmWave and Sub THz design, antenna design and phased array, ground station and payload . You will also have the opportunity to suggest and develop your own 'blue-sky' projects.
RF Design Engineer / Electromagnetics Engineer Requirements
A good degree (BEng/MEng) in Electronic Engineering or RF/Electromagnetics related technical subject.
Significant post-graduate experience architecting, designing, optimising, debugging and testing RF electronics at system and device level, including antenna design and phased array.
Strong understanding of the fundamentals of electromagnetics, microwave and RF engineering along with experience or good knowledge of digital communications.
Ability to communicate technical concepts clearlyThe following experience would be highly advantageous:
Antenna & feed design, prototyping and testing covering sub GHz to mmWave frequencies
Proficiency with RF & EM simulation tools such as CST Studio Suite, MATLAB, AWR
Experience of developing ground station and space-based RF payloads
Use of PCB CAD design tools for schematic entry and layout such as Altium Designer with an appreciation of mechanical tools such as Solidworks
ASIC, MMIC or RFIC specification and design, or appreciation of current practice
Common communications standards and systems, such as cellular, W-Fi, Bluetooth, or satellite, or emerging systems like IoT and 5G
Product development for volume manufacture
Vacancy Location - South Cambridgeshire ( commutable from Cambridge, Newmarket, Royston, Stevenage, Harlow, Bedford, Bishops Stortford, etc)