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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50 - £55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 67 37 46

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  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    12 June 2022

  • Start date:


RF Design Engineer - SC Cleared - Inside IR35 - Up to £55 per hour - 6 Months - Single Stage Process - Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for an RF Design Engineer to join our client's team on a 6 month contract in Stevenage.


1. Design active mixed signal RF/microwave modules (including transmitters, receivers, synthesisers) for RF seekers.
2. Interact with internal customers and suppliers to develop circuits to requirements including cost, volume constraints and environmental specifications.
3. Prove designs meet requirements by creating and testing to test specifications.
4. Provide technical support to existing designs, support production failures in the factory, solve obsolescence issues.

Additional Job Details:

1. Active microwave, RF and analogue circuit design including simulation and layout using ADS (or similar) design tools.
2. Awareness of high-speed digital electronics and FPGA circuit design.
3. Ability to perform design proving test and trials in laboratory.
4. Ability to test and diagnose hardware problems using standard and specialist test equipment such as VNAs.
5. Working with electronics design teams to transfer schematics into layouts for mixed signal circuit boards.
6. Fully conversant with manufacturing techniques and capabilities including design for manufacture and test.
7. Ability to develop IDDs for designs, assess thermal management and component de-rating,
8. Understanding of and use of engineering tools, processes and procedures to publish designs, record compliance against requirements, identify and resolve non-conformances.