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Design Engineer – £70k – Swindon or Chelmsford

Design Engineer – £70k – Swindon or Chelmsford

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Elite People Partners Ltd

Design Engineer – £70k – Swindon or Chelmsford

My client is a leader in advanced millimetre wave technology. They operate in the communications, satellite, aerospace, and defence markets with innovative monolithic microwave integrated circuits (mimics), packaged modules, sub-systems, and complete high-definition radars and satellite transceivers.

They are looking to recruit a Design Engineer to work for their Innovative Space-focused business based near Swindon or Chelmsford. As an experienced engineer, you will have proven design experience with transceivers at Ka, Q, and V bands. In addition, you will understand and be able to design phased array antennas at Ka-Band particularly. You will be part of a small team and be expected to initiate and lead projects as a key team member.

Design/Project Engineer – Responsibilities

  • Initiate the project – check feasibility and work out budgets, teams and resources
  • Carry out planning – this will include setting goals and objectives, defining roles and producing schedules and timelines for tasks – in accordance with the needs of your client.
  • Select, lead and motivate your project team from both internal and external stakeholder organisations
  • Manage the project – which includes coordinating the project team to keep them on track and keeping the project on budget
  • Carry out monitoring and control activities in order to track the progress of the project
  • Identify and manage risks to ensure delivery is on time
  • Implement any necessary changes throughout the process including remedial actions to reduce time and cost overruns.
  • Report regularly to management and the client
  • Close the project – including evaluating successes and challenges

Design Engineer – Essential Skills

  • PCB Design
  • Analogue Design
  • EMC regulations Experience
  • Experience of  transceivers at Ka, Q, and V bands
  • Understand and be able to design phased array antennas at Ka-Band particularly


  • Competitive base salary (£50 – £75k)
  • 25 days holiday + 8 days Bank Holiday per year.
  • Private health care
  • Share participation

My client can offer a 2-stage process consisting of a 1st stage Video Call and a 2nd Stage  will be on onsite Technical interview. This process can be completed within 1 week (based on availability)

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Job Overview
Offered Salary
£75000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Swindon or Chelmsford
Job Type
Nick Bray
Phone: +44 7713168460