Senior RF/Microwave Engineer

Recruiter
Leonardo
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2020
Closes
15 Oct 2020
Ref
001714
Contact
Leonardo
Clearance Level
DV, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Permanent

<p>Leonardo is a world-class defence technology company in the heart of Edinburgh. We create cutting edge Radars for the Eurofighter Typhoon and SAAB Gripen fighter jets, as well as Maritime and Airborne surveillance systems. We are also investors in innovation, undertaking all our own research to fuel our future products.</p> <p><strong>What sort of work would I be involved in?</strong></p> <p>You will be developing a range of multifunctional RF PCB and Module designs using the latest technologies available and enhancing your understanding of key design and manufacture processes.</p> <p><strong>Great work life balance.</strong></p> <p>Life shouldn't be all work and no play. That's why we offer brilliant benefits like half days on Fridays, flexible hours, gym memberships, and many other incentives to make life great. Not to forget, our award-winning pension scheme.</p> <p>Note, that due to the nature of the tasks involved, you will have to achieve full SC security clearance, and may need to satisfy further UK eyes only and ITAR conditions.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Key Responsibility Areas</strong></p> <ul> <li>Full hardware lifecycle for our products: from system concept, through detailed design and prototyping, test and verification, system integration and support in production.</li> <li>Creating high quality and robust designs, conducting design reviews for your design, fully documenting and recording your work products, keeping them under configuration management and prviding plans and progress reports.</li> <li>Developing a range of multifunctional RF PCB and Module designs using the latest technologies available and enhancing your understanding of key design and manufacture processes.</li> <li>Designing to test, creating test prototypes for design validation, verification of development models and support for production test.</li> <li>Carrying out all detail design activities from requirements capture to design verification.</li> <li>Ensuring design reviews are completed successfully.</li> <li>Preparing robust manufacturing data packs and provide technical support to sub-contracts and engineering interface with manufacturing.</li> <li>Working closely with Systems, Test and Electronics engineers you will be solving real integration problems on complex systems.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Will I have a specific role or can I move around?</strong></p> <p>We encourage our Engineers to find and follow their passion. We offer fantastic opportunities for learning, development and professional growth. Your career will be massively varied. Join us, and you will be constantly reinventing and developing your technical skillset from one project to the next. Learning on the job isn't just a benefit - it's a must.</p> <p><strong>Where is our Edinburgh site?</strong></p> <p>The Leonardo site is at Crewe Toll in the North West of Edinburgh, a 10-15 minute bus ride from the city centre. You will be working within a vibrant capital city, with excellent transport links and walking distance to various key destinations. Free parking is provided on site.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Skills, Qualifications &amp; Knowledge Required</strong></p> <p>In order to be considered for this role you will have previous experience or knowledge in;</p> <ul> <li>Microwave PCB materials &amp; design techniques.</li> <li>Microwave Sub-System Design.</li> <li>Microwave design tools - e.g. AWR, VSS, ADS, Matlab.</li> <li>Application of microwave GaAs/GaN MMIC.</li> <li>Design of complex passive microwave structures.</li> <li>EM 3D and 2D simulation techniques - e.g. CST.</li> <li>Non-linear circuit simulation.</li> <li>PCB schematic capture tools - e.g. Mentor.</li> <li>Microwave component selection.</li> <li>Requirements capture and management.</li> <li>Design for manufacture and cost.</li> </ul>

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