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RF Payload Engineer

Employer
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd
Location
Guildford, Surrey
Closing date
31 Jul 2021
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Job Details

SSTL is a world leader in the design, manufacture and operation of high performance small satellites with experience gained over more than 30 years and 39 missions launched. You will be joining a dynamic company with an exciting future. This position is based in Guildford, Surrey.

Responsible For:

Design, implementation and verification of RF payload solutions into SSTL missions.

Key Tasks:

  • Work with multidisciplinary teams to develop mission solutions based around RF payloads and signal processing capabilities
  • System level design and performance analysis of radar and communications payloads including those based on software defined radio (SDR) technology
  • Specification of payload hardware including transmitters, receivers and antennas
  • Specification of in-orbit or ground based signal processing solutions
  • Specification and development of tools for payload design, test and calibration
  • Work with other SSTL engineering teams and/or external subcontractors to develop and implement payload hardware and signal processing solutions
  • Define and support payload verification by on ground environmental test and in-orbit commissioning
  • Manage payload delivery, integration and test as part of SSTL projects
  • Work package manager responsibilities including planning/reporting budget/schedule/resources
  • Input to bids involving RF payloads
  • Support project reviews including presentation of technical solutions and programmatic progress to internal and external stakeholders

Previous experience:

  • Ideally 5+ years relevant experience
  • System engineering for complex, multidisciplinary products or project solutions
  • Requirements analysis and flow down
  • Ideally, familiarity with some of the following; RF systems, link budget analysis, RF and/or digital design, signal processing, antennas, RF test equipment, system modelling, satellite systems
  • Experience of manufacture and test for space advantageous.

Qualifications Knowledge & Skills:

  • Good 1st degree in engineering, maths or physics
  • Comfortable taking input from experts while maintaining ownership of the solution
  • Confident delving into detail as required without being distracted from system level objectives
  • Excellent inter-personal skills - both written and oral communications; ability to interface with customers and technical representatives
  • Familiarity with Matlab or similar mathematical modelling tool
  • Good knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint, MS project or similar planning tool
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Ability to work well in teams but also individually
  • Results orientated, can-do approach
  • Pro-active and able to take initiative
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Highly organised with clear communication skills
  • Proven ability to deliver solutions under pressure and to tight timescales

If you are interested in this role, please apply via the Apply button.

 

Company

SSTL is a world leader in the design, manufacture and operation of high performance small satellites with experience gained over more than 30 years and 39 missions launched. You will be joining a dynamic company with an exciting future.

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