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Principal Microwave Engineer

Principal Microwave Engineer

Job TypePermanent
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We are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking Scientists and Engineers who thrive on cutting edge designs to join a Microwave team in the exciting field of RF Photonics for a key player in Aerospace, Defence and Security. This is an exciting opportunity to create RF focused self-protection systems for Land, Air, UAV and Naval platforms.


  • You will have a degree, or equivalent experience, in Electronic Engineering, Physics or Opto-Electronics
  • You have experience and knowledge of designing complex photonic and RF sub-systems to provide (i) low noise, high dynamic range optical and RF front-ends and (ii) very wide band RF-Photonic signal processing with high SFDR to enable up conversion and down conversion of RF  signals.
  • Your RF design skills enable you to distill these concepts into RF systems and  sub-systems
  • Extensive experience of using CAE tools in both domains such as MATLAB Simulink, Keysight ADS & SystemVue is essential.
  • You have the spoken and written communication skills to express these concepts to a wider audience.
  • In addition to these analytical skills you can demonstrate considerable practical knowledge of of optical and RF test equipment for optical loss, spur free dynamic range, noise figure, etc. measurements.
  • Due to the nature of our work, any candidate any candidate being considered must have 5 years UK residency. In addition, the candidate must be capable of achieving full SC security clearance to enable access to UK Eyes Only and ITAR export control information.
If you are an experienced RF Microwave Engineer and this ticks the boxes for you, then please get in touch!

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