Navtech Radar

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RF Engineer

The position - RF Engineer (in South Oxfordshire)

We are looking for a talented software developer, ideally with experience of working with embedded systems or integrated hardware. The RF Engineer will join an expanding R&D team within a dynamic, high-tech and forward-thinking organisation. The role will involve working with the rest of the software team to support the re-development of our commercial applications to ensure they run cross-platform and are fully integrated with our radar systems. The goal is to take our world class solutions to an unmatched level of sophistication, security and flexibility.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Responsible for RF design and verification in radar systems
  • Researching applicable RF/radar techniques to drive future product development
  • Antenna modelling and development
  • Drive improvements into radar system functional testing
  • Support RF type product issues and investigations
  • Radio and EMC testing and regulatory support for compliance
  • Regulatory standards support within the UK, Europe and worldwide
  • Adhere to company and department processes
  • Contribute to continual improvement initiatives within the team

To fit into the environment, you will need to be an energetic individual who is used to consistently delivering high value work under pressure and a meticulous approach to detail and quality. You must have the ability to communicate and work effectively with people at all levels within the business.  This is a demanding, yet exciting role in a growing business, in which you can make a very large impact. The role also offers a good scope for personal growth and development.

You must have appropriate technical qualifications, ideally degree level or equivalent experience in Electronics or RF design.  Background in CST simulation and radar systems is highly valued.

Company overview - Navtech Radar

Navtech Radar is a world leading innovator and multi-award-winning designer and manufacturer of commercially deployed radar solutions. Our ground-breaking technology is utilised by clients across many industry sectors, from Perimeter Security Surveillance and Industrial Automation to Traffic Incident Detection. Navtech Radar has harnessed the power of the latest technology for commercial radar applications at a fraction of the cost, and above industry standards.

Renowned for investing heavily in innovation and R&D, Navtech Radar has earned an unrivalled reputation for products that are high performance, robust and extremely reliable. Our radar solutions are often used in mission critical applications where safety and security are vital. Navtech Radar’s policy for strategic development and expansion has achieved exceptional results and we are now seeking experienced and motivated staff to continue this growth.

Further information:

Our work headquarters

Navtech Radar is based in the picturesque village of Ardington just outside Wantage, Oxfordshire. The office is very close to Didcot which has excellent train links to London. The location is easily commutable from Oxford, Swindon and Newbury.

The office is a modern farm conversion and offers excellent facilities in a beautiful environment with plenty of space, including ample free parking.

Our culture and benefits

Here at Navtech Radar, we help create the right environment for our focussed staff by providing a flexible, fun, friendly, and family feel.  We are dog friendly and enjoy family, friends and group events.  We encourage social activities and provide you with options to join colleagues on lunchtime walks, biking and other pursuits.  We care about our staff, in fact, our culture is developed by them, for them.


Salary will be competitive based on this type of role within the Thames Valley and we offer a bonus scheme, pension contributions, and a holiday loyalty scheme.

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