Lead Antenna & EM Engineer

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Lead Antenna & EM Engineer – Permanent – £70-£75k PA + Car allowance – Essex Based

Our client is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, hard-working and professional engineer into the Antennas and Electromagnetics group at AI Labs based in Essex.

The Antenna and Electromagnetics group undertakes research and development across the EW spectrum from near and far-field ranges for antenna characterisation from a few hundred MHz to millimetre wave frequencies. Our research includes the in the following areas;

  • Novel antenna concepts
  • Installed antenna performance
  • Low Observable (LO) antenna design,
  • Design of microwave devices,
  • Radar range equation based calculations for radar and communication system performance prediction.
  • Evaluation of Electromagnetic Compatibility and Hazard (EMC/EMH) problems.
  • Prediction and measurement of the Radar Cross Section of civil and military vehicles and structures is undertaken, particularly in relation to LO antenna design.

The candidate does not need to have experience in all of these areas, but a good general understanding of the principles involved in undertaking work of this nature would be of benefit.

The Engineer role will involve leading the delivery of innovative research projects to quality, time and budget while working with teams of scientific and engineering staff. Candidates will be expected to provide both technical input into programmes and support bidding activities and be willing to take an active role in finding and securing future work. For motivated candidates there will be future opportunities for project and people management.

The successful candidate would be expected to:

Work with a team of multi-disciplined scientists and / or engineers to execute projects for customers. A large proportion of the projects undertaken will results in practical demonstrations at TRL 2 to 5 and operational system up to TRL 9

  • Have the skills to lead a team of scientists and / or engineers to execute projects for customers
  • Develop new business opportunities and timely generation of high quality, well planned and innovative bids with an acceptable level of risk
  • Provide inputs into technical strategy in line with the wider AI Labs strategy
  • Identification and delivery of internally funded (PV) work that builds capability for exploitation in line with the AI Labs strategy
  • Develop & maintain key business relationships with internal and external customers, suppliers and external institutions to support new business and awareness of the state-of-the-art
  • Promote the technical excellence of AI Labs through generation of patents and external publicity in scientific journals and / or the press
  • Ensure that all projects are undertaken in line with AI Labs process & governance.
  • Assist with the development of new business opportunities and participate in the timely generation of high quality, well planned and innovative bids with an acceptable level of risk
  • Engage with customers and AI Labs management on a daily basis
  • Develop & maintain key business relationships with internal and external customers, suppliers and external institutions to support new business and awareness of the state-of-the-art
  • Promote the technical excellence of AI Labs through generation of patents and external publicity in scientific journals and / or the press
  • Ensure that all projects are undertaken in line with AI Labs process & governance

Qualifications / Skills:

  • A 2:1 degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Physics; Mathematics; Computer Science; Electronic/Electrical Engineering; or a related discipline)
  • A background in physics, electrical engineering or a related discipline is highly desirable, whist prior experience in electromagnetic prediction, although beneficial, is not essential.
  • Familiarity with general microwave test equipment such as Vector Network Analysers would be an advantage.
  • Some knowledge or an interest in technical computing, a programming language, scientific computing packages or CAD manipulation would be of benefit.
  • Must be able to obtain full SC security clearance

If you are interested in the above role, please feel free to contact me direct to discuss the role in more detail.

Lead Antenna & EM Engineer – Permanent – £70-£75k PA + Car allowance – Essex Based

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Job Information

Job Reference: Leaantdam01
Salary:
Salary From: £25000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: energyscdv
Job Locations: Chelmsford
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Lead Antenna EM Engineer

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