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RF & EW Systems Engineer

We have requirements for individuals. Candidates should currently be employed as a Systems Engineer, with experience of the whole lifecycle. Ideally we are looking for RF systems experience, particularly in the development of Radar and EW systems but candidates with experience of other aerospace/ defence applications, space, nuclear, automotive or transportation sectors will be considered.



United Kingdom




  • Experience/knowledge of requirements management
  • Exposure to systems integration and/or test experience of complex, high-reliability systems
  • Experience of verification and validation (V&V) activities to achieve certification and acceptance
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplined Engineering teams
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Able to generate high-quality documentation (test specifications, procedures & reports)
  • Previous experience of RF or ECM/EW systems.
  • Experience of defining verification methods and generating tests requirements/procedures
  • Experience of showing traceability of V&V tests to systems requirements & generating/updating Verification Matrices (VCRMs)
  • An understanding of MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience in MBSE
  • Previous experience of working in a Trials or field role

We Offer

  • Good continuity of work
  • Diverse work opportunities across these different sectors

Your Tasks

  • Understanding systems requirements, breakdown of requirements to sub-systems.
  • Contribution to the production of engineering management plans
  • Contribution to the production of SOWs and design review documentation
  • Support generation of test strategy, test plans & test documentation
  • Supporting the planning/preparation of integration/test environment, including facilities, test equipment (custom/ COTS), tools & test/simulation software
  • Support system integration and test activities, working closely with hardware, software & firmware teams to achieve project milestones/deliverables
  • Help to identify, investigate & resolve system integration issues
  • Support verification of system & sub-system requirements
  • Help define verification methods/ tests & show traceability to systems/sub-system requirements
  • Support system/sub-system Qualification testing, including generation of test reports
  • Support system acceptance test activities
  • Participation in design reviews
  • Gather test evidence and prepare documentation for Certification/Qualification
  • Provide lab-based system demonstrations to customers / partner companies
  • Integrate systems on flight trials aircraft and support flight trials
  • Support platform integration with customer systems/aircraft, including in-field system software upgrades

Your Profile

  • HND/HNC, degree (BSc/BEng/MSc/MEng) in a relevant STEM-based subject or equivalent experience.
  • UK/ EU citizenship is mandatory to be able to clear the background checks and obtain SC clearance
  • Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage


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