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Are you fascinated by space?  Do you have experience in ground station system design, integration and testing?  If so our client, a global satellite communications company with offices based in London are looking for a Front End Developer to join their team. This position offers a lucrative salary, bonus, remote working and other benefits! 

Essential knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in ground station system design, integration and test from equipment level through to station level
  • Solid experience in RF design, support and verification testing with particular emphasis on radio systems including antennas and monitor and control systems
  • Track record of earth station architecture, facilities licensing and operations
  • Expert with RF communication technology, systems and equipment, such as antenna systems (mainly Cassegrain; tracking antennas), high and low noise amplifiers, frequency converters, analogue-to-digital/digital-to-analogue converter, modem, etc.
  • Solid understanding of analogue and digital communications.
  • Communication system and link analysis including budgets (link, transmission etc)
  • Commercial experience in the analysis of supplier data and presentation of performance (G/T, EIRP, linearity etc)
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in the testing of communications equipment, earth station systems and antennas.
  • Previous earth station, antennas measurement and testing experience will be considered an advantage.
  • Experience in preparing business cases and SoW’s for various RFS bids as well as capable to support senior management and procurement team with balanced technical-corporate feedback.

Desirable knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of satellite and antenna design, assembly integration & test
  • Have the ability to work across organizational boundaries
  • Objective, rational and multidisciplinary thinking
  • Flexibility to relocate place of work potentially across different continents
  • Demonstrated ability to be able to influence contractors staff and achieve success in situations via coherent discussion and persuasion for situations where a contractual mandate is not in place
  • A high degree of integrity
  • Membership of professional institutions (IEEE, IET etc)

Tagged as: radio systems, frequency converters, ieee, IET, cassegrain, tracking antennas, analogue-to-digital/digital-to-analogue converter, G/T, eirp, linearity

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