RF Engineer (Paris)

Paris  ‐ Onsite


Antenna Telecommunications Satellites Satellite Communications Service Quality Architecture Baseband Network Analysis Modems Systems Analysis Infrastructure Management MATLAB Measurement and Metrology Radio Radio Frequency Engineering Simulations Spectrum Analyzer Technical Documentation Hfss Connectivity Services Digital Signal Processing


Darwin recruitment are currently hiring on behalf of a company in Paris that was founded in 1977 and is one of the world's leading satellite operators with a powerful fleet of satellites serving users across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. This company is a global leader in connectivity from Space. They are building a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites with a network of global gateway stations and a range of user terminals to provide an affordable, fast, high-bandwidth and low-latency broadband communications services, connected to the IoT future and a pathway to 5G.

Who You Are

Take part in an international project to connect the world as Antenna & Transmission Engineer in their Technical Department, more precisely in the Ground and User Terminal (GAUT) Team. This company develops video and connectivity services, deploying innovative satellite communication technologies and related telecommunications infrastructure. In the context of these activities, the user terminal plays a fundamental role to assure high quality of service and high performance in terms of availability. In this position you will facilitate the selection of the most adapted user terminal for each service proposed in the company portfolio.

What You''ll Do
  • Analyze and validate the antennas that will be used on their satellites (GW & user terminals)
  • Integration of the end user antennas (fix, nomadic or mobile) with the modems used
  • Technical specification of the RF components to be used in the end user terminals
  • Identification and analysis of new industry players and new antenna technologies
  • Plan and execute tests on the candidate user terminals at Teleport of Rambouillet
  • Contribute to increase the service quality by proposing system analysis techniques on the interactions between RF and baseband sub-systems

What It Takes
  • Master's degree in Telecommunication Engineering, with good basis in RF and antenna design
  • At least 5 years of experience, preferably in the satellite communication industry
  • Key competencies:
  • Expertise in satellite or more generally radio communications,
  • Expertise in digital signal processing and related simulation environment (e.g. Matlab),
  • Familiarity with RF measurement equipment, such as the spectrum analyzer and the vectorial network analyzer.
  • Experience with antenna design tool (HFSS, CST) is desired
  • Understanding of satellite architecture is a plus
  • Fluent in English

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