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RF Design Specialist

Location: Hertfordshire Salary: 50000 - 50000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3061607
We are recruiting for a RF Design Specialist to provide guidance and share their knowledge in the field of radome design and testing. 

You will be able to support improvements to design software and investment in microwave test capabilities. You will be required to hone in on testing of radomes used in conjunction with AESA antennas (Active Electronically Scanned Array ).

Responsibilities include: 

Design of radomes and other electromagnetic transparencies to cost and overall programme timescales
Preparation of technical documentation including design reports and test specifications
Prepare and deliver presentations of design solutions both internally and externally
Attend technical meetings with internal and external customers
Develop test campaigns to demonstrate component compliance against customer requirements
Perform radome/antenna measurements using a variety of measurement ranges
Process/analyse measurement data and reporting
Assist with the definition and development of an in-house AESA/radome test capability

Qualifications required
Degree in Physics or Electronic Engineering or related
Relevant experience with a strong emphasis of antenna design and test.
Hands on experience of antenna test methods and systems.

Key Skills required
Antenna design experience (S-band and above) and, preferably, radome design experience
An understanding of electromagnetic theory pertaining to radome and antenna design.
Running standard commercial microwave codes (e.g. Studio, HFSS, FEKO) used for antenna and/or radome design.
Experience of antenna testing and overseeing microwave test facilities.
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office including generation of macros in Excel
Self-motivated, creative and forward thinking
Flexible at all times, particularly when deadlines need to be achieved.

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