RF Systems Engineer

XXX - London

Posted: 21st, Oct 2020

Reference N°: 21748


The minimum salary offered for this position is £35,000 pa however the client may pay up to £50,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

RF Systems Engineer

The Company

Our client is an established leading global Algorithmic High Frequency Trading Company with highly successful and profitable trading operations in the USA, SE Asia, UK and Europe.

The Role

You will be working with the wireless team developing low latency, high capacity wireless networks around the globe.

Key responsibilities of the role:

· Design, implementation and optimization of a wide range of wireless technologies. Assist in evaluation and selection of new systems.

· Line-of-sight RF link design, system tuning and optimization, interference measurement/tracking, and general RF troubleshooting.

· Identifying and qualifying potential sites and paths for the networks

· Link budget creation and system performance prediction.

· Use of RF and network test equipment to measure and evaluate component and system performance in laboratory and field testing.

· Create well organized instructions for Field Engineers to implement engineering requirements.

· Analysis of test results and close interaction with NOC and business teams to optimize the network.

· Work with regulators to license frequencies as required and ensure regulatory compliance.

· Assist in site surveys and site acquisition

· Develop and maintain good working relationships with other teams to ensure project-related action items are reviewed and executed in a timely manner.

Experience and skills required:

· Minimum of a Bachelors' degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant subject

· Strong understanding of RF principles/theory (Signal Path, Power, Frequency, Noise, Modulation, etc.). Detailed knowledge of RF systems including point to point microwave systems. Experience with low-latency systems is a plus.

· Experience designing microwave paths and link budgets using planning tools such as Pathloss/Sitesyc/Splat! or similar is desirable.

· Solid understanding and hands-on experience with RF and network test instruments and tools including spectrum analysers, power meters, signal generators, BER testers, etc.

· Programming experience and familiarity with a GIS system such as ArcGIS or Mapinfo are a plus.

· Proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel and Visio.

· Experience with optical networking systems a plus.

· Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills, including the ability to develop and present ideas clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical team members

· Experience with the following programming/scripting languages: Python, Matlab, C/C++, bash scripting, Cisco iOS

Willing to travel up to 25% some months

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