RF Engineer - R&D

Recruiter
Location
Central Belt
Salary
£36000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
28 Sep 2017
Closes
26 Oct 2017
Ref
1163076/001
Contact
Jamie Kenward
Sector
Electronics
Function
Electrical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: RF Engineer - R&D

Sector: Hi Tech Manufacturing

Location: Livingston, Scotland

Salary: £36,000 to £43,000 per annum



RF Engineer - R&D: You will join a world leading electronics company, and perform RF engineering activities within an optoelectronics components R&D team.



THE COMPANY:



A global manufacturer of high tech optoelectronic components who have a strong focus on research and development, and are the emerging market leader in the research, development and manufacturing of optoelectronic equipment used within data-communication centres



THE ROLE:



You will be a knowledgeable engineer with understanding of RF fundamentals, RF practical measurement and experience of general laboratory measurement methods. Your responsibilities include the

* 3D simulation of high frequency optoelectronic packages

* Simulation of gigabit link performance

* Design of high speed, multilayer PCBs

* Characterisation of optoelectronic devices

* Provide production advice & support

* Assist with design of automated RF characterisation rigs



YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE



Honours degree or equivalent in physics, electronics or equivalent technical discipline, as well as data communications industry or optoelectronics design experience.



KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:



It is essential that you have:

* Experience of one or more of the following RF design tools: Ansys HFSS, Ansys Electronics Desktop, ADS

* Microwave Office

* Experience of designing with transmission lines including microstrip, stripline, coplanar and Differential traces.

* Experience of designing multilayer high speed PCBs: schematic capture & layout.

* Experience of Analog & Digital design.

* Understanding of Signal Integrity & EMC concepts.

* Familiarity with RF analysis tools:

* Vector Network Analyser

* Digital Communications Analyser

* Time Domain Reflectometer

* Interpretation of S-parameter & TDR data

* Understanding of system metrics such as BER.

* Understanding of Modulation schemes.

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