Antenna Design Engineer (BBBH13177) Stevenage, England


An opportunity has arisen with my client for a Antenna Design Engineer to join them on a 12-month contract. As the Antenna Design Engineer, you will aim to design and develop RF and microwave antennas which will be used in Datalinks.

Role: Antenna Design Engineer
Pay: Dependant on experience
Location: Stevenage
Contract: 12 Months
Hours: Monday – Friday, 37 hours per week
Security Clearance: Security Clearance required upon submission
Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop RF and microwave antennas which will be used in Datalinks.
  • 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 Antenna Design Capabilities, RF & Microwave Engineering and ensure the effectiveness and competitiveness of the proposed technical solutions
  • Diagnose Antenna issues using various methods; e.g. visual inspection, data analysis in 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


Skills/Experience

  • RF/Microwave Antenna Design (Narrowband and Wideband). RF/Microwave Antenna Array Design.
  • Antenna test and trials in an anechoic chamber. 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
  • Clear understanding of engineering tools, processes and procedures.
  • Be conversant with RF/Microwave design tools including HFSS and MATLAB (CST/ADS/FEKO is 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.
  • Generate plan of activities and manage own work.
  • Consistent ability to deliver required output within agreed timescales.


If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Melanie Cave at Line Up Aviation
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