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RF Design Engineer

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Recruiter: Airbus
Listed on: 19th May
Location: Stevenage
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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The opportunity: 
It is an exciting time to join us - due to our team expanding we have multiple opportunities for RF Design Engineers at a variety of levels. These positions can provide a unique, new challenging opportunity for experienced RF engineers whilst also being well suited to those early on in their career with a keen interest in space!

Our antennas are software controlled, so if you are are familiar with writing code, programming and analysing, please apply! Our software is bespoke, you will not find it anywhere else -  a great opportunity for someone technically driven with a keen interest in the design and development of the first role in solutions for telecom satellites in space!

You will be joining a "close-knit and welcoming team" of more than 8 multi-cultural engineers. You will be involved with the full life of product from negotiation to in-orbit test - including design phase, product development process, prototype build, product qualification and production build.

The role: 
As a RF Design Engineer you can expect to be involved in the following whilst also interacting with other enigeering teams for system performances;

- Design and development of active antennas and new product development
- Capture mission requirements and translate them to antenna specifications
- Perform design and development of advanced antennas, antenna subsystems and antenna elements.
- Support writing of reports, write papers, bids, proposals, specification definitions and acceptance test procedures.
- Support design and implementation of active antenna systems or RF antenna systems

This role offers the opportunity to travel to other European Airbus sites.

About you:
As the sucessful candidate for this position, you must be able to demonstrate the following;

- Antenna simulation tools: TICRA software
- Good Analytical and mathematical skills
- Experience in antenna designs and either antenna theory or microwave / RF (Radio Frequency) engineering; utilizing electromagnetic simulation tools such as FEKO, CST or similar analysis software.
- Microwave design experience with phased arrays and other active antennas, based on horn and printed radiating elements.
- Experience with MATLAB analysis and basic programming; designing antenna feeds; passive antenna design (Single offset, Gregorian, Single Feed Per Beam (SFPB), multiple feed per beam (MFPB)...)  

Not 100% match for the role? No worries! Airbus will support your professional development and invests in your learning journey/continuous learning.

If you are of more of a junior level, we will be considering candidates with qualifications from the physics, advanced mathematics and or any other related field with software exposure and an analytical mindset. We have a great experienced team on board to support and develop you in this role!

In return we can offer a competitive salary with annual profit share; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

The successful candidate will be subject to a BPSS check (including a criminal record check) or SC in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.