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Antenna Design Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 10 June 2024
Salary: £80 to £80 per hour
Additional salary information: In IR35 (PAYE & Umbrella available)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 June 2024
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2DA
Company: Guidant Group
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 1034-1_1718035028


Our esteemed client, a trusted partner of the UK Ministry of Defence, is seeking the services of a proficient Antenna Design Engineer. The role entails designing and developing RF and microwave antennas for missile subsystems.

As an Antenna Design Engineer, you'll gather information from internal customers and suppliers on design requirements, volume constraints, and environmental specifications to ensure the final antenna design meets all requirements.

What we're looking for:

  • RF/Microwave Antenna Design in demanding environments
  • Design, simulation & layout using HFSS
  • Advanced simulations and optimisation of complex antenna arrays leveraging High-Performance Computing (HPC) or cluster-based computing.
  • Antenna tests and trials in an anechoic chamber
  • Diagnose antenna issues with visual inspection and data analysis during design.
  • Manufacturing techniques, capabilities, and constraints
  • Use of vector network analysers and other test equipment
  • Appreciation of mechanical design & module packaging and appreciation of mixed-signal board techniques
  • Understanding of engineering tools, processes, and procedures
  • Ability to deliver required output within agreed timescales

More about the role:

Our client's relationship with the UK military spans back over 70 years. They have delivered countless landmarks in defence engineering, supplying vital defence capability to meet the needs of the armed forces over land, sea, and air.

This role is based at their headquarters site in Stevenage which plays a key part in missiles operations. The site also offers excellent transportation links and boasts an onsite gym and coffee shop. Training and development are offered to all employees.

Guidant Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.