Lead RF Systems Engineer

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
08 Feb 2017
Ref
1141040
Contact
Nicholas Watson
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Permanent
Lead RF Systems Engineer
Hertfordshire - Commutable from - Hitchin, Letchworth, Stevenage, Luton, Hatfield, Bedford, Watford.
£65,000 - £75,000 + Excellent Bonus


My client is a market leading and world renowned Engineering company and they are currently looking to recruit a Lead RF Systems Engineer. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that is a genuine industry leader.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in RF systems & technology areas such as signal processing, algorithm development, complex modelling, and countermeasures, with a view to taking a leading role in the concept for design, development, and proving of RF employing the latest developments in multi-channel high speed digital RF data processing techniques.
Your key responsibilities will include the specification, design, development, performance assessment, validation and testing of RF sensors, as part of a wider community of UK and European colleagues

Within this primary role, a variety of key experiences are available, including;

*Specification, design, development, validation and testing of RF and sensors
*Range doppler & angle tracking - design, simulation & performance analysis.
*Countermeasures (IR, RF,). EPM Concept + System Design, & modelling & performance assessment
*RF antennas and radomes
*RF modelling of receivers, transmitters, synthesisers.
*Proving & certification including air carry trials planning certification & execution
*Providing technical expertise in design reviews and other forums
*Attending internal and external international workshops and conferences
*Playing a leading role on the realisation of technology roadmaps and identifying cutting edge and future systems studies worthy of investment
*Acting as the system lead and/or systems design Authority for one or more key seeker programmes.

Essential
*A proven systems engineering background in RF sensors/defence/aerospace sector
*Qualified to degree-level in relevant discipline
*You will have significant previous experience of working with analogue and digital RF systems at frequencies above 1GHz, understanding the system-level decisions and trade-offs involved in the design and delivery of a mature solution
*Experience with good engineering practices, such as requirements definition, design certification & validation.
*Appreciation of system design & integration
*Modelling skills including proficiency with tools such as MATLAB and/or Simulink
Desirable
*Experience with configuration and requirements management tools such as TeamCenter PDM and DOORS
*Ideally you will have experience of working in international or cross-cultural teams.
*Project and work package management
*French or Italian language and cultural awareness

If you believe that the prior details are relevant to your recent work experience then please do not hesitate to apply to this advert with you up to date CV. Alternatively, you can submit your CV to nicholas(dot)watson(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk