Microwave Design Engineer

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Maintenance and Engineering




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Our client has an opportunity for a Microwave Design Engineer to join them on an initial 6-month contract. As the Microwave Design Engineer, you will be focused on the design and manufacture of RF equipment such as Frequency Converters, Beamformers and Frequency References.
Role: Microwave Design Engineer
Location: Portsmouth – 3 days on site, 2 days remote. Flexibility is required
Hours: 37 hours per week
Pay: £50 per hour via Umbrella – Inside IR35
£37.80 per hour via PAYE
Security Clearance: British National’s only, full SC will be required before starting

What You’ll be doing:

  • Design and manufacturing support for a wide range of equipment including new frequency converter products covering electrical RF/DC performance analysis, assessment of mechanical realisation and oversight of production test
  • Undertake detailed design of amplifier matching circuits, filters, mixer circuits and entire circuit line-up using Keysight ADS.
  • Perform development testing.
  • Co-ordinate design activity, manage BoM and product documentation.
  • Generate equipment analyses and present at internal and external Design reviews.
  • Support product production including results reviews and problem solving from sub-circuit through to equipment level.
  • Technically Liaise with Customer and Partner companies

This is an office-based role but it will involve occasional travel within the UK, Europe & North America/Canada and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree held with an RF electronics focus
  • Experience in high reliability RF-Microwave circuit design
  • Experience using RF and microwave test equipment
  • Have good analytical and technical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with the ability to interact with subject matter experts regarding a wide range of technical and operational topics

Desirable Requirements:

  • Recent experience with RF CAD modelling tools such as Keysight ADS
  • Knowledge of Signal Integrity effects in differential high speed digital signalling.
  • Ability to produce clear concise technical design documentation

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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