Antenna Design Engineer

Job Reference: BBBH72530

Posted by: Carl Delaney

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Industry: Engineering
Stevenage, UK
£80 – £80 per hour

Description of role:

World Class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire is currently looking to recruit an Antenna Design Engineer subcontractor on an initial 12 month contract.
This role would suit a candidate who has a strong background from the Defence / Aerospace industry in; Microwave Design, RF Design or Antenna Design.

Hourly Rate: £80ph (Umbrella)
Contract Duration: 12+ Months

Antenna Design Engineer Job Description:

Design and develop RF and microwave antennas which will be used in missile sub systems
Interact with internal customers and suppliers to understand antenna design requirements, volume constraints and environmental specifications so that the final design is compliant with the overall requirements
Provide technical advice and assistance in pursuance of existing and new business, particularly in the fields of RF & Microwave Engineering and ensure the effectiveness and competitiveness of the proposed technical solutions
Skills and Knowledge

Skillset/experience required:


* RF/Microwave Antenna Design in demanding environments
* Design, simulation & layout using HFSS
* Complex Antenna Array simulations/optimisation using HPC/cluster
* Antenna test and trials in an anechoic chamber
* Diagnose Antenna issues using various methods; e.g. visual inspection, data analysis in design
* Manufacturing techniques, capabilities and constraints
* Use of vector network analysers and other test equipment
* Appreciation of mechanical design & module packaging
* Appreciation of mixed signal board techniques
* Clear understanding of engineering tools, processes and procedures
* Generate plan of activities and manage own work
* Consistent ability to deliver required output within agreed timescales

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