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RF Test Equipment Engineer

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Recruiter: Real Time Recruitment
Listed on: 16th January
Location: Sevenoaks
Type: Contract

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Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk Position - RF Engineer (Test Equipment)
Type - Contract
Location - Sevenoaks, Kent & Porton Down, Salisbury
Duration - 12 months +
Rate - Umbrella £550.00 / £ 410.00 PAYE - per day
Industry - Defence / MOD

A unique long term contract opportunity to work within the defence environment.  


Dstl are an executive agency within the U.K Ministry of Defence (MOD) and provide a wide range of in-house expertise and technical services to U.K armed forces. As system complexities continue to increase, the Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) area is seeing significant growth in terms of both the depth and breadth of the activities required.
Within this dynamic and exciting role, you will apply your skills and problem solving abilities to a wide range of technical challenges including bespoke system analysis using Radio Frequency (RF) test equipment, the analysis and verification of software defined systems and sub-components and activities associated complex RF network configurations and 'smart' systems. The role is predominantly laboratory based but some field trail work will also exist as and when the need arises.
Skilled in a wide variety of laboratory RF test equipment including Vector Signal Generators, Signal/Spectrum Analysers, Vector Network Analysers, Oscilloscopes and Function Generators
A knowledge of the workings of communication protocols in network and point to point technologies
Programming would feature - ideally Matlab
Signal processing skills - understand trade-offs and sensitivity analysis of waveform design

Desirable - Understanding SDR architectures

Dstl are an executive agency within the U.K Ministry of Defence (MOD) and provide a wide range of in-house expertise and technical services to U.K armed forces. As system complexities continue to increase, the Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) area is seeing significant growth in terms of both the depth and breadth of the activities required.
Within this dynamic and exciting role, you will apply your skills and problem solving abilities to a wide range of technical challenges including bespoke system analysis using Radio Frequency (RF) test equipment, the analysis and verification of software defined systems and subcomponents and activities associated complex RF network configurations and 'smart' systems. The role is predominantly laboratory based but some field trail work will also exist as and when the need arises.

6 posts available at two different locations:
Dstl Fort Halstead, Sevenoaks, Kent; and Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury, Wilts. 


Skilled in a wide variety of laboratory RF test equipment including Vector Signal Generators, Signal/Spectrum Analysers, Vector Network Analysers, Oscilloscopes and Function Generators
A knowledge of the workings of communication protocols in network and point to point technologies
Programming would feature - ideally Matlab
Signal processing skills - understand trade-offs and sensitivity analysis of waveform design
Desirable - Understanding SDR architectures

Urgent requirement ! send cv for an immediate response.. 

Systems Engineering
2019-12-18