Principal Systems Engineer - Airborne Communications
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Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
19h ago
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Principal Communications Systems Engineer, SATCOM

A Principal Communications Systems Engineer with Aircraft SATCOM experience is required to work on a six month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Southampton.

Overview of the Principal Communications Systems Engineer contract role

  • The systems engineer will be part of the Communications, Navigation and Identification product development group within the Airborne and Space Systems;
  • interacting with partner organisations / sub-contractors and potential customers.

  • We are seeking communication systems engineers for the design / development of aircraft SATCOM and Mesh radio networks. The role will be initially focussed on the development of secure communications waveforms and network architectures;
  • to be implemented on laboratory and aircraft concept demonstrators in later stages of the project. The systems engineer will provide technical support throughout the product lifecycle including design implementation, integration and test, system trials and product delivery.

    Responsibilities of the Principal Communications Systems Engineer contract role

    You will be responsible for delivery of specific work packages supporting the communications system concept development; working across a range of technical disciplines such as : RF integration, signal processing, waveforms and network engineering.

    Key Skills of the Principal Communications Systems Engineer contract role

    You must have :

    Experience in the development of military and / or commercial communication systems.

    Knowledge of Communication Air Interface Protocols (including modulation and coding schemes).

    Experience in communication system analysis / modelling / simulation tools (MATLAB preferred).

    Ability to produce detailed technical reports.

    Graduate degree in relevant engineering or related scientific discipline.The role is based in Southampton, Hampshire.

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    Role : Principal Systems Engineer - Airborne Communications

    Job Type : Contract

    Location : Southampton, Hampshire,

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