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Satellite Communications Engineer- Defence


£70.00 - £90.00 per hour


Sector: Nuclear

Posted: 14/11/2023

Ref: BBBH23984_1699976612

Satellite Communications Engineer- Defence
£70.00- £90.00 per hour, Inside IR35 (DOE)
Initial 6 month contract (likely to be extended)
Hybrid working model
About the role:

Astute's Nuclear/ Defence team are working with a leading company in the Defence sector to recruit for a Satellite Communications Engineer to work on an initial 6 month contract, with a chance of being extended beyond this

The Satellite Communications Engineer role comes with an hourly rate of £70.00- £90.00 per hour, Umbrella (inside IR35), depending on experience.
Key skills:
  • The design of Radio and Intermediate Frequency systems architecture,
  • Specification of system elements
  • Overseeing the purchase and installation of equipment
  • System Test and Commissioning
  • Support to the new service design process
  • Specifying, purchasing and testing of VSAT terminals, to support the delivery of new services

Who we're looking for:
  • Previous experience with a satellite network operator
  • Current knowledge of RF and IF architecture and best design practice
  • Experience in the specification and delivery of large (9m) satellite terminals
  • Satellite network system design experience
  • Live SC/ DV clearance
Location, remuneration and timeframe of the Satellite Communications Engineer role:
  • Bristol
  • £70.00- £90.00 per hour, Umbrella
  • 6 month contract, likely to be extended
  • Hybrid working model
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 07441 391 581 to speak to Harry McWhirr who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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