RF Engineer

Alba Orbital

Direct Entry Job Permanent Glasgow, UK

Uploaded 4 Apr 2019

Job Description

We are looking to add an RF Engineer, with an emphasis on Antenna design, to our small, highly driven team. You will be tasked with designing new Antenna’s for PocketQubes. This position would best suit an early stage engineer with preferably a Master’s Degree or PhD and ideally some industrial experience.


  • Design and qualify product to suitable environmental standards
  • Testing RF subsystems
  • Design of new antennas
  • Delivery of Antenna’s to in-orbit validation stage for our first demonstration mission

Person Specification

The candidate must demonstrate

  • Innovation, Perseverance and a Genuine knowledge of and passion for Startups
  • Willingness to continuously learn and overcome any obstacle put in their way
  • Understanding of design for manufacturability (DFM) methodologies
  • Antenna performance optimisation for Long Range RF applications with tight volume and power budget constraints
  • Hands on experience using RF test equipment (spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, vector signal analyzers, etc.)
  • Experience in antenna and analog circuit design
  • Understanding of Electromagnetics fundamentals


    • EU National