We have a brilliant opportunity to join our team in Radar and Advanced Targeting (RATS) Uniquely positioned as one of the world's top manufacturers of radars, lasers and infrared countermeasure systems!
We are looking for the Chief Antenna Engineer to be the RATS formal Design Authority for all our antenna measurements and characterisation activities in Edinburgh. This senior role will ensure we continue to maintain our world-leading capability to measure and analyse complex antenna technologies. As global leaders in defence electronics and delivers mission critical systems for situational awareness, electronic warfare and surveillance across land, sea and air.
What can the role offer?
Our Antenna Group is our centre of excellence for antenna design, innovation and characterisation. Half of the group is focused on research and development; the other half provide specialist support to enable antenna experimentation, measurement and characterisation.
This critical role spans both current and future technology development:
A key objective for the Chief Antenna Engineer will be to transform our facilities and processes to enable increased automation at both the measurement and analysis stages.
Reporting to the Chief Antenna Specialist in the Antenna Group, your key responsibilities will be to Production and Research and Development, as below:
Research and Development:
Work closely with the Chief Antenna Engineer (R&D) to define the test methodology for new and novel antenna designs at an early stage
This role will require strong, demonstrable skills in:
What we can offer you:
Flexible working: We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life through flexible hours and part-time options.
Custom working: The role may be a mixture of home-based and onsite.
Flexible benefits: Our company-funded approach to flexible benefits allows employees to make choices appropriate for them. Each employee has access to a wide choice of lifestyle, health and wellbeing options best suited to their individual lifestyle goals.
Network groups: To demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion we have network groups for Carers (employees who care for someone who is either older, disabled or seriously ill)
Training: Free access to Coursera which provides more than 4,000 online courses.
Continuous Learning: You will be supported in your ongoing professional development through training and mentoring.
Investors in People: We are proud recipients of the Investors in People Silver Award
Employee Assistance Programme: Providing free and confidential mental health support.
Annual leave: We offer 25 days of holiday, plus 8 bank holidays and 12 flexi days.
You must be eligible for full Security Clearance (SC), with the possibility of pursuing Developed Vetting security clearance. You will require access to caveated information such as UK eyes only and controlled information such as ITAR.