Senior RF Design Engineer

Senior RF Design Engineer

Senior RF Design Engineer

Job Overview

Location
Northampton, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
TBC
Date Posted
12 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
317540
Job Views
5

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a Senior or Principal Design Engineer to work for a multi-disciplined company within the defence industry.
1. Do you have RF frequency design experience from 20MHz-6GHz, output powers up to 50-100Watts?
2. Are you able to design and have knowledge of PA’s, up/down convertors, filters and have RF system experience?
3. Do you meet the criteria to be SC cleared?
4. Are you happy to work within a rural location?
THE ROLE
The role is to take a design concept or idea, produce the specification to match the overall system requirement and then take responsibility for that design through to production and provide on-going support.
* RF system architecture and circuit design
* Familiarity and experience with industry tools such as Cadence AWR Microwave office and Ansys HFSS
* Schematic Design and PCB layout (Altium)
* Provide support and input to the system design function
* Design linear high power wide band RF amplifiers up to 200 watts using e.g. GaN and LDMOS technology
* RF Simulation using large and small models
* Design of associated DC supplies including switch mode power supplies (SMPS) and DC sequencing circuitry for power amplifiers
* Design of filters
* LNA, down-converter and up-converter design
* Transmitter and receiver design
* Antenna Design
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Essential:
* Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline
* Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a design role
* Attainment of SC clearance
* A working knowledge of analogue and digital electronics
* Proven track record of taking designs through prototype stage to production
* Practical hands-on approach with knowledge of bench tuning and RF measurement techniques
* Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and interdepartmental skills

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