Communications Hub Radio Frequency & Hardware Expert.

  • technology
  • permanent
  • UK

Communications Hub Radio Frequency & Hardware Expert - Office location options - Manchester, Nottingham or London - Hybrid!

We are currently searching for a permanent position within our UK-based client, a central communications service provider, for an expert in Radio Frequency and Hardware for Communications Hub. In this role, you will play a crucial part in transforming business requirements into effective solutions to deliver robust technical capabilities to our client and its customers.

As our expert in Communications Hub RF & HW, your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating in the definition of hardware and RF requirements for the Communications Hub product.
  • Tackling technical challenges and leading the development of solution assessments and designs.
  • Establishing relationships with solution providers to gain insights into the intricacies of their solutions.
  • Challenging solutions to optimize both their value-for-money and technical capability.
  • Representing the solution architecture function at stakeholder liaison and governance meetings.
  • Providing support for design change requests and the implementation of modifications.
  • Offering RF and HW technical expertise for Quality Management processes during the manufacturing of Communications Hubs.
  • Contributing RF and HW technical expertise to the Incident and Problem Management processes.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience in RF design and testing of IoT products supporting multiple technologies, including ZigBee PRO running on 868MHz and/or 2.4GHz.
  • Familiarity with 2G/3G/4G, Sub-GHz/2.4GHz ZigBee, WiFi, and Bluetooth coexistence issues.
  • Strong grasp of Antenna design and characteristics (Gain, Directivity, VSWR, etc.).
  • Knowledge and experience with Wide Area Network technologies, particularly cellular systems, 2G/3G/4G 3GPP RF specifications.
  • Familiarity with product compliance testing (e.g., EMC, EMI, and related tests).
  • Understanding of Quality Management for Manufacturing of IoT-type products.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation abilities.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.

Benefits of Joining:

  • Competitive salary: £60,000-£76,000 - depending on location
  • Bonus scheme (20%).
  • Pension plan.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Car allowance (10%).
  • Extensive personal development and training opportunities.
  • Hybrid working model: Many team members work 1 to 3 days in the office.
  • Flexible holidays: The opportunity to increase your standard 25 days by purchasing extra days.
  • Dental plan.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Complimentary Headspace membership: mindfulness app.
  • Season ticket travel loan.
  • Charity days.
  • Retail discounts.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • RAC discount.
  • Income protection scheme.


Mae Hunter