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DataLinks Systems (FCAS)

Ref: BROADBEAN_469431658753210

on 25 July 2022
Contract Type
£60 - £70

A Data Link Systems Engineer is required for a long term contract assignment based in Stevenage or Bristol

Overview of department:

This role provides a unique opportunity to apply your skills within a growing company and multi-skilled team. Exposure to complex and technologically advanced projects and products provides a stimulating experience. Working with highly talented and motivated engineers, in a friendly and supportive environment.


The Future Combat Air System Acquisition Programme (FCAS-AP) is developing a system of highly adaptable and networked capabilities, enabled through a combination of core platforms, adjuncts and complex weapons. The programme is currently in a concepting phase. You will be responsible for systems engineering work with weapons data links on the FCAS platform. This will include:

* Working with the wider FCAS enterprise to develop concepts

* Technology maturation and demonstration

* Developing technology roadmaps

* Requirements definition and management

* RF system performance prediction and assessment

* You will be working on the development of novel solutions to challenging communications problems, making use of the latest technology.

Skillset/experience required:

* The successful candidate will be a Systems Engineer with strong experience in RF systems

* A good understanding or RF communications systems and architectures

* A good understanding of antenna types and performance parameters

* A good understanding of RF waveforms and waveform design

* Must be able to achieve SC clearance. DV beneficial.

* Have good interaction skills - verbal communication, listening and time management.

* Proficiency in the use of MATLAB beneficial

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

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