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    Satellite Digital Processor System Engineer

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    Kate Derrick

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    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Satellite Digital Processor System Engineer - Inside of IR35

Sitec - a Belcan company are currently looking to recruit a Satellite Digital Systems Engineer for a Defence and Aerospace company in Stevenage. The post is for an estimated 12 month contract and is paying competitively on an hourly basis.

Job Summary:
Expert in digital signal processor design and validation to join the design team responsible for the secure telecomm and and telemetry system for a military communication satellite. The role requires an all-round grasp of the digital system, which includes both cryptographic and modem equipment, and its hardware implementation in order to support both system analyses and commissioning of prototype hardware.

Skills/Experience Required:

Principal skills needed for this role are:

  • Cryptographic processing and associated security functions
  • Design and Validation of communication systems

Experience in any or all of the following topics will be valuable:

  • Failure mode and related system analyses: FMEA / FMECA, single event effects and security analysis;

Modem functions (modulation and coding);

Implementation of reliable digital signal processing hardware;

FPGA based prototyping and debugging;

End-to-end RF communication systems testing

Base of work:
Following a familiarisation period on site this role will be working from home then working on site once COVID restrictions are lifted by the client - candidates must be able to work on site full time when required.


Occasional travel to other UK sites

You must hold current SC Clearance to apply for this position as the end customers projects are of an extremely high level of classification.

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan