Antenna Engineer

Space
Oxfordshire
Posted 4 months ago

Our client is an exciting space hardware company who are looking for an Antenna Engineers to join their exciting and expanding award winning company.

Main duties

  • Responsible for full life cycle of RF aspects on projects; Design and analysis through to Test and delivery of Reflector, Filar and Linear Patch Array Antenna including feeds and BALUN / matching network design against requirements
  • Negotiate technical issues/requirements/design solutions with customers
  • Generation of documentation for Design definition, Analysis, Manufacturing, Assembly, Integration and Test Support
  • Provide technical support to manufacture and assembly activities using detailed procedures through interaction with MAIT teams
  • Responsible for organising and attending all RF testing/verification activities and writing of test reports
  • Support business development team in preparing technical proposals for customers

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Strong Bachelor’s or Master’s degree-level in Physics, Electronics/Electrical Engineering related subject
  • High level of understanding of RF and Antenna design theory including PIM and Multipactor effects
  • Experience of using RF software packages; CST Microwave, HFSS, GRASP, CHAMP.
  • Innovative thinking – the ability to be given technical requirements and to create robust design solutions using own initiative and the ability to critique own ideas
  • A good appreciation of mechanical and thermal properties of engineering materials and their practical implementation
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software
  • Demonstrate a common sense/pragmatic and logical approach to problem solving – ability to find simple solutions to complex problems and ability to communicate those solutions to non-RF audience
  • Experience of working within a regulated industry would be an advantage – Aerospace, Nuclear, Medical
  • Familiarity with ECSS would be an advantage
  • The ability to quickly understand new technical concepts is essential

Personal

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent technical English written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated to meet objectives
  • Ability to work both alone and in teams as required by the individual task
  • Ability to work within defined timescales to meet programme milestones
  • Ability to work on several projects at any one time
  • Driven by technical challenges, problem solving and practical implementation of new ideas
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge with other members of the team

Ability to gain SC clearance. (Be resident in the UK for at least 5 years)

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