Software Defined Radio Engineer - Guildford OR Chelmsford / Remote

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  • sector:

    Technology, Engineering & Development

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  • salary:

    £45,000 - £52,000

  • Contact:

    James Jarvis

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  • published:

    10 months ago

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Our client is currently looking for DSP-FPGA developers in one of their software defined radio development teams. Relevant industry experience is preferable but most of all we are looking for bright, enthusiastic and committed individuals with a strong academic background and the ability to learn quickly.

Role Duties and Responsibilities

In this role you will:

  • Take the technical lead on projects including the direction of more junior staff
  • Develop new business opportunities and timely generation of high quality, well planned and innovative bids with an acceptable level of risk
  • Develop & maintain key business relationships with internal and external customers, suppliers and external institutions to support new business and awareness of the state-of-the-art
  • Scope, plan and be responsible for delivering innovative solutions to agreed timescales.
  • Have a strong interest in expanding technical knowledge both in areas of core expertise and more generally.
  • Ensure that all projects are undertaken in line with AI processes and governance

Skills and Experience


  • Highly motivated with a strong academic background in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics from a top tier university (typically 2:1 or 1st), as well as strong A Levels (typically AA in Maths and Physics).
  • Solid grounding in engineering with typically 5+ years’ experience in an engineering or technology based environment
  • Prior responsibility for technical delivery of multi-disciplinary projects
  • Broad interest in wireless technology and awareness of latest industry developments.


  • Experience of FPGA development (eg VHDL).
  • Understanding of radio communications
  • Understanding of digital signal processing
  • Range of other development skills, including one or more of the following: embedded software (C), C++, Java, JSP.
  • Understanding of digital and/or analogue hardware design with some hands-on laboratory experience of debug/set-to-work.