RF Data Links Engineer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
19/11/12
Duration:
6 months
From:
Modis
Place:
Hertfordshire
Date:
10/18/2012
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom

Project description:
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RF Data Links Engineer/Link 16 Specialist required to work on a customer site and perform the below tasks:
Tactical data link sub-system specification and procurement, including:
Development of sub-system requirement documents.
Modelling of data link operation.
Planning and attendance of data link trials.
Calculating and applying data link power budgets.
Liaising with customers, suppliers and wider battlespace integration experts.
Responsible for the acquisition of a tactical data link and assisting with its integration into a weapon system.

The successful candidate will have the below skills:
Assessment of data link sub-systems.
Analysing data link performance in the presence of clutter (ground and weather) and sophisticated counter-measures.
Generation of test strategies.
Detailed knowledge of Link 16 operation and data sets.

Desirable:
Knowledge of current military communications systems.
Knowledge of spectrum management/co-siting interference calculations etc.
Knowledge of current error correction, compression and encoding methodologies.
Candidates must be willing to undergo a security vetting procedure.