RF / Electronics Engineer

Company Description

Plasma Antennas Ltd is a world leader in solid state beam forming and steering technology. The company was founded in 2001 to develop solid state electronically scanned antennas based on its patent protected PSiAn and PSiD technologies.  We work with wireless OEMs enabling them to deliver strongly differentiated communications solutions to customers in the mobile, industrial, Military and security sectors. The company’s next-generation smart selectable multi-beam antennas are suitable for 4G and 5G small cell backhaul and access, consumer wireless access and mesh network applications, as well as various military, surveillance, radar and sensing applications.

Our benefits include a competitive salary, share options, pension scheme, private healthcare and 25 days’ holiday.


Job Description

We are seeking an Electronics Engineer who is excited by the opportunity to make a significant contribution towards the company’s continuing success.


The successful applicant will be involved in the full product lifecycle and require the ability to work at all levels of design process including requirements capture and specification, detailed schematic design and simulation, component layout, prototyping, testing and debugging.  A hands on approach and a willingness to contribute in other areas of business including customer and supplier facing activities, should need arise, is essential.


Typical technologies used:

CPLDs, FPGAs and microcontrollers, Interfacing and Communications (Ethernet, USB, RS485, RS232, SPI, I2C), Power supplies, RF electronics (Pin diodes, Amplifiers, Switches, 100MHz to 100GHz).


The successful applicant will be a key member of the small but growing engineering team, based at the company’s Winchester (Hampshire, UK) office.


Skills and Experience

You should be able to illustrate experience in a similar role where you will have been involved in the full lifecycle of new product development. A sound knowledge of electronics is expected. Experience of RF / antennas would be advantageous as would knowledge of EMI, EMC and designing for harsh environments.  Any additional experience with C/C++, VHDL or PC programming will be beneficial, as would ATE and production test.


The applicant should have a keen eye for detail, with an ability to plan, organise, prioritise and work to demanding timescales.  Typically, the team will be handling multiple fast moving projects simultaneously.


PC proficiency including the use of Microsoft Office software is a pre-requisite for this position.  Good communications skills in both oral and written English are required.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.


Education & Qualifications

A degree in electronic or electrical engineering or similar discipline.


How to Apply

Please send your CV to jobs2016@plasmaantennas.com .

Although we undertake to assess all applications, we may not be able to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates.

Last Updated (Friday, 06 May 2016 12:26)