Communications Engineer

Role Description

We are seeking to appoint a Communications Engineer who will:

  • Design, implement and integrate customised and standard communication systems for our products and technology demonstrators
  • Assess and optimise the performance of communication systems
  • Design and oversee the prototyping of hardware for data transceivers
  • Understand standard communication systems requirements and produce systems complying with communication standards
  • Develop routing algorithms for multiple-access and point-to-multipoint channel topologies
  • Build our internal expertise and contribute to the development of our laboratories

Essential criteria:

  • A MSc or PhD degree in Telecommunications Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering with suitable expertise
  • Hands-on experience in designing, implementing and integrating RF communication systems including RF in-band, Bluetooth and NFC systems
  • Expertise in assessing the performance of communication systems, both experimentally and numerically
  • Experience in prototyping RF communication systems, with good knowledge of existing hardware platforms
  • Hands-on experience in designing, prototyping and testing transceivers for RF communication
  • Experience in firmware/embedded code development
  • Knowledge and understanding of Qualcomm processors for application layer firmware development
  • Experience in working with strongly dispersive communication channels
  • Experience in developing multiple-access and point-to-multipoint channel topologies
  • Good knowledge and understanding of communication standards
  • Experience in working on innovation/R&D projects
  • Proficiency in Python and Matlab
  • Hands-on experience in using essential RF laboratory equipment, including oscilloscopes, Vector Network Analysers and signal generators
  • Experience in working on innovation/R&D projects
  • Experience in collaborative software development (Git)
  • Proficiency in Linux OS

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in working in a start-up environment
  • Experience in working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of/ experience in working on wireless power transfer systems
  • Basic C/C+ skills
  • Understanding of the metamaterials concept

How to apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter to careers@metaboards.com. Both should be tailored to the role and should explicitly address all the listed criteria.