Antenna Design Engineer
Maintenance and Engineering
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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
Contract: 12 Months
Hours: Monday – Friday, 37 hours per week
Security Clearance: Security Clearance required upon submission
- 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
- 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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