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RF Systems Engineering (Avionics)

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    Andrew Cahill

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Systems Engineering Avionics RF

Onsite ANU in Wessling. 18 months. Start in April.

German Residency or Blue Card essential

Your Day to Day:

  • Support CNS Team with aircraft antenna specification, installation, and co-location.
  • Continuously evaluation about installed antenna performance.
  • Work with Evaluation of electromagnetic compatibility and hazards (EMC).
  • Analysis and consideration of antennas as part of system (Integration between transceivers, antennas, and aircraft structure (permissively, conductivity, cable specification, losses, gaskets, mounting).
  • Evaluate novel antenna concepts.
  • Perform interoperability analysis mitigating interferences between aircraft system.
  • Identify the possible risks during the antenna placement and co-location.
  • Install the antennas considering functional and safety aspects following certification requirements, standards, and guidance.
  • Assist in procurement process for 3rd party antennas supplier selection.
  • Write antenna requirements to satisfy Communication, Navigation and Surveillance System objectives.
  • Take ownership of your development task(s) and manage the complete product life cycle.
  • Develop, challenge, and continuously improve antenna and item technical concepts.
  • Work together with other departments and external suppliers to find the simplest and most elegant solutions.
  • Continuously improve your tools and methods.
  • Work on ad hoc related tasks or projects provided by management.

Soft skills:

Your Profile:

  • MSc./M.Eng. or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics or a related field required.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with Antennas and RF System.
  • Hands-on experience with Antenna Specification/Installation (VHF, SATCOM, GNSS, XPDR, DME, RADALT, VOR/LOC, GS, MB...)
  • Strong background with radiation, irradiation, electromagnetic wave form characteristics, interactions between wave forms, propagation, polarization, modulation, radio frequency, general aircraft antenna aspects, interoperability, computer modelling techniques.
  • Understanding of antenna qualification process according to DO-160 standards.
  • Understanding of EMC analysis for System and components (antenna)
  • Knowledge of aircraft antenna installation, performance, and interoperability.
  • Experience in Technical writing, proposal writing and oral presentation.
  • Experience in writing, allocation, and flow down of requirements (familiarity with ARP4754) is beneficial
  • Familiar with Sprint based planning.
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomous.
  • Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills required.
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial

Duration: 18 months