Senior RF Engineer

Job Title: Senior RF Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fareham, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J902059_1565689616
Contact Name: Anna Trojak
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2019 10:46

Job Description

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Testing of Radar Systems against the MED (Marine Equipment Directive) both within the radio test laboratories at Octagon House and offsite, which could be within the UK or overseas.
  • Testing of beacons and other marine radio products.
  • Recording test results and production of test reports, following company quality procedures.
  • Development of new services, test methods and other departmental documentation.
  • Technically supporting customers during attended testing.
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the applicable regulatory requirements or defined Test Plan supplied by the customer.
  • Helping to develop and refine test plans with the customer.
  • Close liaison with the Project Manager to ensure work is carried out accurately and within the budgeted costs and timescales.

Specific education, experience, knowledge, competencies and training required:


  • Educated to HNC level (or equivalent) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with RF / RADAR content.
  • Experienced in Radar operation and supported features.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic, with a willingness to learn.
  • Flexible approach to work - willing to work shift/overtime or on customer sites as and when required.
  • Good understanding of using IT systems such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to deliver work independently or as a team, to defined deadlines.
  • Conscientious with good interpersonal, customer skills and commercial awareness.
  • A willingness to travel within the role, within the UK or overseas as required.


  • A good understanding of analogue and digital communications technologies.
  • An understanding of the requirements of the IEC / EN / COSPAS SARSAT / RTCM standards.
  • Experience of using RF test equipment such as spectrum/network analyser, signal generator, RF power meter etc.
  • Experience gained in performing RF accredited testing.
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint.
  • Full UK driving licence.

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