Job Description

Location: Sedgefield, UK

Filtronic PLC is a world leader in the design and manufacture of customised microwave and millimetre wave electronics. Our products are used within telecommunications, defence and other related applications. Our investment in high calibre staff, leading edge technology and a world class manufacturing facility underpin our growth strategy and our aim to be a world class supplier of high frequency products and solutions.

We are seeking a high calibre Graduate with an interest in pursuing a career path within RF engineering.

Job Content:

You will be trained and supported to :

Contribute to the design and development of new microwave and mmWave communication products following established engineering practices.

Support the engineering team by involvement in design reviews, manufacture of prototype hardware, device/module characterisation and providing technical feedback and recommendations throughout the product design cycle.

Become familiar with using RF CAD tools including Keysight ADS & EMPro and Cadence MWO as well as mechanical and PCB design tools such as Draftsight, Solidworks & Altium Designer.

Potentially specialise in one or more areas including MMIC design, RF sub-modules, RF systems, PCB schematic capture / layout and mechanical design.

Define product qualification and production test requirements, as well as generating internal, supplier & customer technical documentation.

Liaise with external component suppliers and manufacturing facilities, identifying suitable devices / manufacturing capabilities for new products.

Support production by reviewing live test data and making recommendations to improve yields and test efficiencies.


  • Relevant Degree (or equivalent) Electronics/Communications Engineering, Maths or Physics
  • Computer literate (MS applications) including enhanced Excel skills
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Team player with a customer focus
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