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Lead RF Engineer | Bristol

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The opportunity: 

We are looking for a Lead RF Engineer to join our team. As a Lead RF Engineer, you will take responsibility of leading all aspects of design for projects and proposals across our wide portfolio of RF based products.

This is an opportunity to enter the dynamic and challenging world of Electronic Warfare & ISTAR, where we aim to utilise all aspects of the electromagnetic spectrum to develop cutting edge radars, antennas, and electronic counter measure systems.

What will you be doing:

As a Lead RF engineer you will be:

  •        Taking technical ownership of RF aspects of UK product design

  •        Leading and working on the transfer of technology to the UK, ensuring UK lead development

  •        Supporting UK products and provide guidance on propagation, EMC and interference

  •        Supporting on RF design & verification

  •        Supporting systems and integration teams to ensure understanding of RF fundamentals

Skills for success:

  •        Proven experience of developing and working with RF systems such as SDRs, PA, antenna arrays or radar systems.

  •        Proven experience of RF trade-offs such as antenna placement, design trade-offs and system performance.

  •        Experience in learning about complex RF system design from other engineers, documentation and specifications.

  •        Experience with validation & verification of RF system performance in operational or interference aspects.

  •        Experience in electronic warfare or defence is desired.

We know that there is no such thing as perfection, and we don't want you to be put off from applying. If you are excited about the role, have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, and feel you would be a good fit we would still love to hear from you.

What we look for:

Growth is in our DNA, we look for you to be collaborative and innovative. As a member of the team, you will receive incredible support from our team to develop both from a technical and personal point of view. Working in our agile teams will enable you to work flexibly and experience different parts of multiple complex and fast-paced projects.

What's in it for you:

Elbit Systems UK is at the forefront of technological innovation within our industry and as our presence grows in the UK, we want to recruit talented individuals to build a cohesive and diverse group on numerous projects.

Working together is central to our culture. We offer a total rewards package including support for flexible working and development with us. Some of the things you can expect from us are:

  •        Flexitime and flexible working including holiday purchase

  •        25 days annual leave + UK bank holidays increasing with length of service

  •        Secure your financial future with our pension package, life and critical care cover

  •        Healthcare including employee assistance programme

  •        Discounts, free gifts, wellbeing support and more through Perkbox

  •        Make your money go further with salary sacrifice bikes, technology and electric vehicles

  •        Professional membership fee covered

  •        Family-friendly policies including enhanced family leave

  •        Hybrid working. We are hybrid first for every role where that is possible, some of our roles are based with our clients, or have security classification restrictions. Where it is within our control roles are hybrid first

About Elbit Systems UK

Elbit Systems UK are a Defence, Technology and Aerospace company working on a range of technologies for both military and civilian applications. We are new to the UK but our global presence in over 17 countries and over $5B in sales has enabled us to rapidly grow, and we are looking for you to join us on that journey.

We have an open collaborative environment where people are encouraged and supported to bring their best. Respect and honesty are at our core and our ambitions are big. It’s fast paced, driven and creativity is at our core to achieve our best work. We’re a trusted and progressive business and we help our people grow with us.

There’s no ‘we’ve always done it that way’ with us. We have the agility and courage to redefine the future, will you join us on the journey?

Please note: due to the nature of the work we carry out you will be required to obtain security clearance and therefore we are only able to consider those that have the right to work in the UK.

Join us in redefining the future.

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