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Senior Antenna Design Engineer

  • Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
  • Sector: Analog / Power, RF / Microwave
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DP38653/1
  • Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 basic + benefits package

Job description

My client is an international technology business, who's focus is on research and development, innovation and deployment of high technology products.

Due to expansion, they currently require a Senior Antenna Design Engineer to join their R&D team.

For this position the candidate will play a lead role in the technical development of Antenna technology as part of a team of engineers working on complex projects.

This team is designing innovative solutions for satellite communications. So Satcoms/ 20 - 30Ghz, experience would be beneficial, but not essential.

Key responsibilities for the Senior Antenna Design Engineer will include:
- Responsibility for the generation of Antenna architectures in line to known specs or application requirements and integration to RF subsystem.
- Responsibility for the critic design of antennas and passive microwave components for multibeam antenna array.
- Responsibility for the design of associated HW and selection of manufacturing technologies. Assessment on precision, performance and price.
- Responsibility for the characterization procedure and evaluation of the systems. Focused on necessary validation of components and sub-systems. System calibration under dynamic parameters.

Person specification for the Senior Antenna Design Engineer, will include:
- Several years of experience of antenna design.
- Specific experience in management of projects or complex tasks

Use of simulators and programming:
- Needed: HFSS or CST
- Valuable: Mician, Microwave-office, ADS, GRASP, Matlab, Autocad, Catia, Solid-Edge

Specific knowledge:
- Antennas design: Array architecture definition, planner and conformal antennas, valuable: feeders, slotted WG, Reflector design
- Passive microwave components(OMT, filtering)
- Product development
- Antenna Measurement
- System engineering (dynamic range, test bench, etc.)

This is a great opportunity to join a technology focused company working on cutting edge solutions. You'll play a key role in designing the antenna aspects of their product and work closely with a highly experienced, motivated team of design engineers.

If you have any specific questions about this Senior Antenna Design Engineer in Oxfordshire, please call David Philpott on 01582 87 88 19. To apply email: dphilpott@redlinegroup.Com. Otherwise we always welcome the opportunity to discuss other engineering jobs.
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