RF On Fibre Research

10 Jun 2021
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking Scientists or Engineers to join our RF on Fibre team at Luton.

You will work with, and learn from, world-class experts and benefit from a culture rich in opportunities to make a difference on cutting-edge projects.

You will get the opportunity to use new, truly innovative technologies to design key parts of the self-protection systems that will installed on Tempest.

Tempest is the UK's next-generation combat aircraft, operating at the pinnacle of technological innovation and securing the UK's position as a global leader in combat air.

What you'll get

Leonardo values their people and we reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including:

Competitive starting salary & relocation allowance (subject to eligibility)
Generous holiday entitlement and flexible working arrangements
Contributory pension scheme
Employee discounts with selected suppliers (including gym membership)
Discounted coffee bar

To find out about all of our Company benefits please visit: https://(url removed)/en/people-careers/life-at-leonardo/company-benefits

What you will do

You already have some experience and knowledge of RF/Microwave or Photonic design.

Your skills and experience will help us design new RF/Photonic systems to enable signal processing of RF signals in the optical domain.

Researching published work and innovations in this field will form a key part of your role, as will the evaluation of new concepts through spread bench demonstrators from COTS technologies.

You can demonstrate innovation skills which will help us develop photonic integration technologies, with key partners, to achieve a true system on a chip.

What we are looking for

Some experience of using RF or Photonic design tools such as MATLAB Simulink, Keysight ADS & SystemVue would be useful.

You should ideally have a degree in Electronic Engineering, Physics or Opto-Electronics or equivalent experience.

In addition to these academic and analytical skills, you have knowledge of, or practical skills in using optical or RF test equipment for measurements such as loss, gain, spur free dynamic range, noise figure, etc.

Good spoken and written communication skills will be needed as part of the role

We will support your personal development with training and help you to work towards professional accreditation if you wish.

We work in a modern, flexible environment that can accommodate your personal needs wherever possible.

Due to the nature of our work, any candidate any candidate being considered must have 5 years UK residency.

In addition, the candidate must be capable of achieving full SC security clearance to enable access to UK Eyes Only and ITAR export control information

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