Systems Engineer (Radio Frequency)

Location: Gloucestershire, England Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: James Giblin

Systems Engineer (Radio Frequency)




Systems Engineer needed for a leading Defence organisation based in Gloucester who are looking to employ an experienced Systems Engineer with in-depth working knowledge of Radio Frequency (RF) communications

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Systems Engineer will include:

  • Work with various hardware, software and communications components to develop bespoke solutions for a diverse client range
  • Apply their specific knowledge, combined with ingenuity and creativity to develop technical solutions to complex problems
  • Represent the organization as a technical expert and interact with external personnel on technical matters
  • Provide input into estimating/planning, working under limited supervision to meet customer needs and contribute towards ensuring that project milestones are met

What you need to be the successful Systems Engineer:

In order to be the successful Systems Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Demonstratable knowledge of Radio Frequency (RF) communication theory and communication system design
  • Experience in developing Digital Signal Processing (DSP) algorithms and architectures
  • Analysis of non-co-operative waveforms e.g. OFDM, QAM, GFSK, MFSK
  • Working knowledge of Software Defined Radio (SDR) technologies, including GNURadio or REDHAWK
  • Problem solving: a methodical problem analysis approach to determine the root cause of issues
  • The ability and willing to learn technologies quickly and to disseminate knowledge to peers
  • A high-level of integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to undertake technical assurance
  • Experience with the full engineering lifecycle


  • knowledge of communication standards e.g. WiFi, LoRa WAN, Bluetooth
  • Use of RF test equipment (spectrum analyser) in support of RF analysis
  • Variety of language for test and development such as: C++, Python or Embedded C

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Systems Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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