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RF Design Engineer

Ref: BROADBEAN_972931683018273

on 02 May 2023
Contract Type

An RF Design Engineer is required for a long term contract assignment based in Stevenage mostly on site working.

Overview of department:

RF Design engineer with proven practical design experience for cutting edge defence products. You'll be working on the research, design and testing of cutting-edge radio-frequency technology for integration into complex weapons systems, with a focus on utilising your hands on experience to carry out modifications or rapid prototypes where required.


We need a team player who can use their initiative and has a real passion for electronic engineering. The role interfaces with various stakeholders, such as the Datalink core team, Design Authority and other functional groups which will need to be managed effectively to ensure the designs are delivered in a timely manner and will integrate to the other parts of the system.

Skillset/experience required:

* Proven practical RF (component level) design and testing of RF circuits across a wide frequency range ( eg, 30MHz to 30GHz, including LNA Amplifier, High Power Amplifier, filter, local oscillator, synthesiser, modulator design etc)

* RF design experience for harsh environments (EMC, vibration, thermal)

* Ability to perform design proving tests and trials in the onsite laboratory Excellent practical skills including soldering, fault finding and the use of RF test equipment including Spectrum Analysers, Power Meters & VNAs Good knowledge of digital, analogue and power supply design Experience using RF design tools ( eg Microwave Office), including layout.

* Fully conversant with manufacturing techniques and capabilities, including design for manufacture and test.

* Strong communicator with excellent presentation and report writing skills.

* Able to communicate clearly any problems, solutions or results to team and customer.

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.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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