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AIT RF Test Operator

Venn Group
Closing date
22 Oct 2021

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Venn Group

AIT RF Test Operator

Recruitment Agency Reference:7113750


£19.65 p/h PAYE

£25.99 p/h Umbrella

Inside IR35

SC Clearance Essential

Work hours can include shift patterns such as 4 days on, 4 days off 12hr shifts
  • A position has arisen for an experienced Electronic Engineer within a leading Defence organisation in Portsmouth. This is a 6-month contract with the possibility of extension thereafter. You'll be responsible for performing electrical test activities throughout all test phases of the project life-cycle.

  • Perform unit electrical integration, and RF performance testing on spacecraft payloads, using Automated Test Equipment and manual test equipment
  • Perform electrical integration on payloads using both automated test equipment and manual measurements, using equipment such as oscilloscopes and multi-meters.
  • Perform manual RF measurements of payload equipment and sub systems using equipment such as Power Meters, Spectrum Analysers, Network analysers and signal Generators.
  • Run automated test sequences using a Payload Test System (PTS) in accordance with issued test procedures.
  • Perform connection of test hardware (DC, Coaxial & Waveguide) to flight interfaces following company processes.
  • Maintain 5S principles and carry out daily audits to keep integration areas (tools, toolboxes, workstations, etc.) clean and organised.

    Advantageous candidate experience:
  • SC cleared
  • Previously worked in Satellite Communications, Aerospace, Military or Telecommunications
  • RF test experience in high quality manufacturing/test environment related to communication equipment
  • Previous use of spectrum analysers / PSA and/or network analysers (PNA / PNA-X)
  • Previous use of electrical test equipment such as oscilloscopes and multimeters.
  • Experience in working to test procedures
  • Availability to work on shift and weekend working as required
  • Previous clean room experience highly desirable

    Please note: candidates will need to satisfy security criteria.

    If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please contact Dom Vieten and email your updated CV to

    Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.
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