RF Test and Validation Engineer

Job Title: RF Test and Validation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: great benefits package
Start Date: asap
Reference: 72843-ITENG-JNB_1542727869
Contact Name: Janne Bate
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 20, 2018 15:31

Job Description

Do you have an Engineering degree with a specialisation in RF / Electronics / Aerospace ?
Experience including -
- Communications system design and analysis
- Knowledge of Validation and Verification processes
- Knowledge of RF Test techniques.

The RF Test and Validation Engineer is to manage all aspects of Payload testing and performance verification in accordance with the customer technical and schedule requirements using the most cost effective methods. This role is critical to the success of each Payload Project as it is key to the Validation of Payload performance in front of Customers.

The RF Test and Validation Engineer is responsible for the systems level preparation and execution of all test activities involving telecom payload up to the delivery to the Satellite Integration Facility. It also requires a strong link to the spacecraft level Payload Validation Engineer in order to support any preparation activities that may be required. The role is to apply a "systems" approach to the testing to make sure all Hardware, Software, requirements, design, interfaces, resources and planning between different disciplines on the project is consistent and managed.

You will have an excellent background in RF Test Techniques, Validation and Verification processes, and Satellite Communication Systems Analysis and Design.

Any knowledge of Telecom Payloads for Satellites would be beneficial - and knowledge of RF instruments - such as Network Analysers, Spectrum Analysers, RF Amplifiers, and Oscilloscopes will also be required.