Senior RF Engineer

Harwell Campus, South Oxfordshire


Reference: BSR1500

Salary: £45-53,000

Senior RF Engineer required to join a global space company, part of Harwell Space cluster, based on research and development, innovation and deployment of high technology products.

As Senior RF Engineer you will be responsible for: 

  • The generation of RF architecture in line to known specs or application requirements
  • The design of RF components to be integrated as active antennas front-end:

            - power amplifiers: technology assessment, stability, broadband impedance matching, biasing, linearity/efficiency trade-offs, etc

            - low noise, up-conversion, down conversion, filtering etc.

  • The RX/TX characterization procedure and evaluation: inter-modulation distortion (IP2 and IP3), NF, EVM and ACPR.
  • Necessary validation of components and RF-systems; RF front-end performance optiminzation and compliance to regulations

To be considered for Senior RF Engineer you will need to: 

  • Have previous experience in technical tasks in RF subjects
  • Have previous experience in management of small teams, projects and complex tasks
  • Have previous experience in use of Microwave-office, ADS, PCAD or Altium
  • Have good knowledge about RF design (key: Compact front-end, amplifiers, LNAs; Valuable: MMIC)
  • Have good knowledge about passive microwave components (OMT, filtering) and LAB measurement
  • Have good knowledge in Systems Engineering (dynamic range, test bench, certification experience etc.)
  • Have experience in HFSS, CST, Matlab, Autocad, Catia, Solid-Edge would be desirable

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