RF Engineer

Lindenau, Leipzig, Germany
50000 - 60000 EUR

We’re looking for an experienced RF engineer for design and testing of RF and high-speed designs. We’re expanding our team with passionate experts to design and build the next evolution components for spacecraft.  


  • Responsible for all RF sub-systems on the satellite including primary communications
  • RF circuit design including architecture, schematic/layout, simulation and test.
  • Undertake design reviews and create design documentation, manuals test procedures, and reports as necessary
  • Undertake make/buy assessments aligning with technical roadmap and project needs.
  • Interface with suppliers and partners in procurement and development of new systems.
  • RF system test and bring-up, functional testing, EMC and qualification.
  • Deliver RF analysis for mission and platform projects e.g. link budget assessment, design for EMC.  

 Experience / Qualifications

  • Design of radio system architectures including SDR transceivers.
  • Design of RF front end circuitry.
  • Antenna selection and integration.
  • Practical experience in RF hardware test and debug.
  • Product development experience throughout lifecycle including handover to manufacturing and test.
  • Experience in software aspects of SDR systems such as GNU Radio, USRP and lower level digital interfaces in software or VHDL are desirable.
  • Experience of communications protocol selection for robust, secure links would be desirable.
We are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency.
Job Overview
Location : Lindenau, Leipzig, Germany
Type : Permanent
Category : Space