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Antenna Design Engineer - Stevenage, United Kingdom

Job Description:

World Class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire is currently looking to recruit an Antenna Design Engineer subcontractor on an initial 6 month contract. 

Hourly Rate: The company are offering excellent rates

Contract Duration: 6 Months

Security Information:  Please Note you must be eligible for SC Security Clearance (unfortunately due to security restrictions for this role, the candidate will need to be a British National with no dual nationality and must have resided in the UK for at least 4 of the past 5 years).

Antenna Design Engineer Job Description:

1. Design and develop RF and microwave antennas which will be used in missile seekers
2. 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
3. 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

Candidates must have experience of the following……………

• RF/Microwave Antenna Design (Narrowband and Wideband)
• RF/Microwave Antenna Array Design
• Design, simulation & layout using HFSS (understanding limitations of different solvers)
• Design and optimisation of array feed networks
• 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
• Assessment of installed RCS performance of an Antenna
• Awareness of meta-materials technologies
• Appreciation of mechanical design & module packaging
• Appreciation of mixed signal board techniques
• Appreciation of active Microwave, RF and Analogue Design
• Be conversant with RF/Microwave design tools including HFSS and MATLAB
(CST/ADS/FEKO is also desirable but not essential)
• Process complex array data using MATLAB
• Take early prototype designs into serial production
• Be able to write high quality test requirements and test reports 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom

Engineering / Microwave Engineer

Job Type:
Temp Position

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Job Title: Antenna Design Engineer

Location: Stevenage, United Kingdom

Job Type: Temp Position

Reference ID: 824255

Posted Date: 10/10/2019

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