RF/Analogue/Digital Design Engineer – RF/Microwave System

6 days left

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
01 Jun 2018
Closes
01 Jul 2018
Ref
P6684
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Design
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
  Role Title and Location:           Digital Waveform Generator Design Engineer - Stevenage
Job Ref No:                              P6684
MBDA Level:                            Level 4
Reports to:                               Engineering Manager
The Opportunity
This role is to work on a new seeker product with a fast paced programme within a dynamic team to develop waveform generators as part of the seeker development activities.  This requires an engineer with broad skills in RF and electronic design with an appreciation of control engineering and also good understanding of programmable devices (FPGAs/CPLDs). The engineer must have a high degree of enthusiasm and a determination to deliver products to the right standard within the required timescales.
The Role
  • Design and develop mixed technology (RF, digital and analogue) circuits for use in multimode seeker applications.
  • Perform development test and integration activities on circuits and sub-assemblies in accordance with all relevant processes, standards and requirements.
  • Produce and maintain test documentation associated with seeker hardware, including specifications, development test schedules and test result sheets.
  • Oversee the transition of development hardware into series production, including robustness testing and qualification testing.
  • Perform technical investigations to provide data for problem assessment, design improvements and support development of solutions to technical issues.
What’s in it for you?
  • This role offers an opportunity to be part of a successful team working at the forefront of technology, developing new and innovative seeker solutions from complex requirements.
  • You will gain experience in seeker technologies and hardware engineering design and integration practices.
  • You will be involved in various stages of seeker development from the concept stage through hardware design, development, proving including manufacture.
  • There will be opportunities for travel both within the UK and abroad in support of seeker design, integration and manufacture.
  • You will have the opportunity for career progression with formal and on the job training.
What’s great about the team?
  • The successful candidate will be joining an established dynamic and focussed design team that have a range of skills and experience. The team also has some newer recruits that have integrated quickly within a supportive environment.
  • The team have a common goal for the delivery of a seeker hardware solution that meets the customer’s requirements to the schedule and cost agreed. The successful candidate will be able to significantly contribute to meeting the expectations of both MBDA and the customer.
  • The project offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work with a specialist team managing technically challenging technology within MBDA and using various specialist suppliers.
What are we looking for?
  • Ideally degree qualified or equivalent with modules relating to RF or electronics.
  • Essential to be able to build good working relationships with team members and external departments, suppliers and customers, acting as a team leader when required.
  • Essential to have some experience of product lifecycles from concept through to production.
  • Essential be to be able to produce high quality written reports and presentations to internal and external customers.
  • Desirable to have an educational background which includes science subjects such as physics and ICT.
  • Desirable to have control theory experience in systems with hardware implementation.
What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
     
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