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RF Test System Development Engineer

RF Test System Development Engineer

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    Aerospace and Defence

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    Up to £38.00 per hour

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    Nick Wallwork

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Job Profile:

Reporting to Head of AIT Test Systems and working within a team of test system specialists to develop and deliver RF test systems used during telecom satellite test phases.
After delivery, the systems require support in the UK (Portsmouth) and potentially in France (Toulouse). This may include test investigations, reporting evidence, attending customer meetings and working closely with other engineering teams within AIT and the Telecoms Payload business, supporting technical aspects of Engineering and Test.

The role requires the person to be self-motivated to work and manage their time efficiently to meet the project schedule dates.

Main Activities:

Developing RF measurements from customer requirements
Developing RF test hardware and integration into existing test systems
Producing product documentation, technical and status reports

Qualifications and Skills Required:

Experience making RF measurements using Network Analysers, Spectrum Analysers, Power Meters, Signal Generators and Arbitrary Waveform Generators with modulation techniques
Knowledge of satellite architecture and current RF test methods used within the satellite industry, including NPR, EVM and BER measurements.
Knowledge of product compliance including CE Marking
Knowledge of test instrumentation control (SCPI)
Have a working knowledge of other software tools and languages (XML, Subversion (SVN), MATLAB)
Team player able to integrate easily and quickly into existing AIT teams
Desirable - Experience of LabVIEW Programming, developing software for RF Test and Measurement

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