Ground Segment RF Engineer

Edinburgh, United Kingdom (UK), Skyrora

Field(s) of expertise
Telecommunications  Engineering Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
Job type

About this job

We are focused on making sure that Skyrora will blast off from UK soil and hope you’ll come along for the ride as our Ground Segment RF Engineer!

What we offer:

  • Working in a young and dynamic team that launches UK rockets
  • Competitive salary and pension
  • Getting new skills through training
  • A very exiting work, participating in real rocket launch missions


  • Analysis of functional requirements and development of system specification documents, schematics, system architecture and drawings
  • Evaluation and selection of appropriate hardware components to match the system specifications
  • Assembly of ground station system for Telemetry, Tracking and Command and FTS
  • Functional testing, data acquisition and analysis
  • Support of LV launch and tracking missions, and performance control of the ground segment systems


  • An ideal candidate will have a University Masters degree in engineering, physics or similar applicable discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in end-to-end ground station systems for missiles, rockets or other aircraft
  • Solid experience in setting up and operating telemetry transceivers
  • Excellent knowledge of characterization of antennas and radio path
  • Demonstrated experience in working with super-high frequencies transmission links
  • Solid IT knowledge including Linux
  • Experience with broadcasting telecommunications systems
  • 10+ years work experience