Senior MMIC Development Engineer

Zoek Pin Edinburgh, Scotland

Permanent (Full time)

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We are looking for a Senior MMIC Development Engineer at Leonardo in Edinburgh. Leonardo is a world-class defence technology company in Edinburgh. We develop cutting edge Radars for the Eurofighter Typhoon and SAAB Gripen fighter jets, as well as Maritime and Airborne surveillance systems. We are also investors in innovation, undertaking all our own research to fuel our future products. We are recruiting talented, motivated engineers to join our growing team.

This role provides you with the opportunity to be involved in the full hardware lifecycle for our products: from system concept, through detailed design and prototyping, test and verification, system integration and support in production. As a Senior MMIC Development Engineer, you will develop a range of multifunctional MMIC designs using the latest technologies available and enhancing your understanding of key design and manufacture processes. You will have opportunity to influence the future path of hardware development within the organisation.

Note, that due to the nature of the tasks involved, you will have to achieve full SC security clearance, and may need to satisfy further UK eyes only and ITAR conditions.

What we can offer you:

Annual leave of 25 days plus bank holidays
Award-winning pension scheme, including an attractive employer contribution
Flexible working and additional flex-leave schemes to give you the time and flexibility you need to enjoy a balanced life
Access to thousands of online courses free of charge via Coursera
Learning & Development ? we will assess your development needs in line with the role you wish to perform, to allow you to further develop your knowledge
Salary sacrifice schemes
Onsite Occupational Health Service to look after your physical and mental wellbeing, and keep you safe at work
Restaurant facilities, including a coffee shop and restaurant
Employee discount schemes for you and your family, including retail, cinema, hotel bookings and vehicle benefits
Family friendly policies
Career breaks ? where appropriate, we support you to pursue other interests outside the workplace
Positive support for the Reserve Forces, including additional time off for Reservists
Free parking

Such a variety of new projects is maybe the reason we have such an incredibly low staff turnover. Many of our people stay for careers that span decades. We see these people, our silver-haired heroes, as living proof that we are a great place to work. This experienced team is also a human encyclopaedia of technical know-how. What better way to learn and develop than by surrounding yourself by the very best, and most experienced, in your field.

Life shouldn't be all work and no play that's why we offer brilliant benefits like half days on Fridays, flexible hours, gym memberships, and many other incentives to make life great.
Full hardware lifecycle for our products: From system concept, through detailed design and prototyping, test and verification, system integration and support in production.
Create high quality and robust designs, for fully documenting and recording your work products, keeping them under configuration management and providing plans and progress reports.
Develop a range of multifunctional MMIC designs using the latest technologies available and enhancing your understanding of key design and manufacture processes.
Provide technical support to MMIC foundries and interface with engineering functions through manufacture, development and production test verification.
Work closely with Systems, Test and Electronics Engineers you will be solving real integration problems on complex systems.

We encourage our engineers to find and follow their passion. We offer fantastic opportunities for learning, development and professional growth. Your career will be massively varied. Join us, and you will be constantly reinventing and developing your technical skillset from one project to the next. Learning on the job isn't just a benefit - it's a must.

In the UK, Leonardo is the largest inward investor in the defence sector, the largest Italian inward investor in the country overall, and one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the MOD. We don't shy away from saying that we're hugely successful at what we do. Not only does that help defend national security, it gives you job security too.

Experience working in a similar Electronics role and level.
First or Second Degree in Electronic Engineering (BSc, BEng, MEng, MSc, PhD, EngD) or a related science with specialisation in RF/Microwave circuit design and test. This will ideally include S-parameter manipulation; EM simulation; Non-linear circuit simulation and modelling, matching network design and Microwave component selection.
Expert knowledge in one or more of AWR Microwave office, CST Microwave studio, Agilent ADS, or AWR Visual System Simulator would be advantageous.
Knowledge and practical design experience of some of the following; MMIC HPA; Vector Control Chip; LNA and wideband switch and phase shifter design techniques; Microwave test including advanced calibration, de-embedding techniques and RFoW; GaAs/GaN MMIC or SiGe RFIC foundry technologies; familiarity

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