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RT- Portsmouth - RADIO FREQUENCY TECHNICIAN

Date 12-06-2017
Region UK Wide
Location Portsmouth
Availability Immediate
Branch United Kingdom
Domain Aeronautics / Space / Defense
Description

CONTEXT

With over 7500 People, SII is one of the top IT & Engineering services companies in Europe and other countries around the world. The services we offer to our clients include, software development, system integration, system maintenance and testing. We run projects for the leading worldwide players in the Aerospace and Defence industries.

SII UK is the newest branch of the SII group, with business offices based in Stevenage, a major area for engineering especially in the Aerospace and Defence industries. Even with this great expansion we still believe people are important and this is what our #FUNgineer concept is all about. We believe our consultants are world changers and SII’s mission is to accompany its customers through digital transformation thanks to our FUNgineers. Join us and enjoy what makes being a FUNgineer.

 

POSITION OPEN

In this context, you will join the SII Aerospace Department and you will be responsible for performing unit electrical integration, and RF performance testing on satellite payloads and instruments, using Automated Test Equipment (ATE) and manual test equipment.

 
Key Responsibilities

This individual is responsible for performing electrical test activities throughout all test phases of the project life-cycle.

Perform electrical integration on payloads using both automated test equipment and manual measurements, using COTS equipment such as oscilloscopes and multi-meters.

Perform manual RF measurements of payload equipment and sub systems using equipment such as Power Meters, Spectrum Analysers, Network analysers and signal Generators.

Run automated test sequences using a Payload Test System (PTS) in accordance with issued test procedures.

Check performance of payload equipment against parameters detailed in test procedures and review results for non-conformances.

Perform connection of test hardware (DC, Coaxial & Waveguide) to flight interfaces following company processes.

Complete build records to comply with company quality standards.

 

 

Portsmouth working may initially be normal days (Monday to Friday) for a period of familiarisation, however, there is an expectation that the programme will require shift work which is typically 4 days on, 4 days off, 4 nights on and 4 nights off. Day shifts will run from 06:00 to 18:00 or 07:00 to 19:00 and nights shifts will run from 18:00 to 06:00 or 19:00 to 07:00.  A shift uplift of 20% will be paid for shift hours between 06:00 and 22:00 and 33% for shift hours between 22:00 and 06:00.

 

Profile

UNIVERSITY

Degree or HND/HNC or specialist knowledge in relevant disciplines

SKILLS& PROFILE

 Essential:

Automated test experience/RF measurement techniques in high reliability manufacturing / test area related to communication equipment

 Electrical and RF communication engineering and measurement techniques, working to test procedures

Practical / hands on relevant COTS Electrical and RF measurement instruments (oscilloscopes, multi-meters, Power Meters, Spectrum Analysers, Network analysers, PNA / PNA-X and signal Generators)

Nice to have:

Knowledge of current software applied to measurement systems is desirable,
Experience
0-2 years
Position
Expert