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RF Test System Development Engineer

Guidant Global
Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Reporting to Head of AIT Test Systems and working within a team of test system specialists to develop and deliver RF test systems used during telecom satellite test phases.

After delivery, the systems require support in the UK (Portsmouth) and potentially in France (Toulouse). This may include test investigations, reporting evidence, attending customer meetings and working closely with other engineering teams within AIT and the Telecoms Payload business, supporting technical aspects of Engineering and Test

The role requires the person to be self-motivated to work and manage their time efficiently to meet the project schedule dates.

Job Profile

  • Developing RF measurements from customer requirements
  • Developing RF test hardware and integration into existing test systems
  • Producing product documentation, technical and status reports
  • Validation of RF test hardware and test systems
  • Performing investigations of test measurement and hardware issues during live testing

Skills/Experience Required


  • Experience making RF measurements using Network Analysers, Spectrum Analysers, Power Meters, Signal Generators and Arbitrary Waveform Generators with modulation techniques.


  • Knowledge of satellite architecture and current RF test methods used within the satellite industry, including NPR, EVM and BER measurements
  • Knowledge of test instrumentation control (SCPI)
  • Knowledge of product compliance including UK CA marking.
Guidant Global (Jobscience) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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