Senior GPS Engineer – Guildford, Surrey

PositionSenior GPS Engineer
Contact Type
Job Ref0000011
LocationGuildford, Surrey

Job Description

Responsible  For

Project engineering in the GPS Team

Key Purpose of Job

A Senior Engineer – focussed on GPS technology   (including VHDL implementation, GNSS signal tracking and GNSS remote sensing)

Key Tasks

  •   GNSS Receiver Engineering
  •   Designing and implementing VHDL solutions
  •   Design and implement GNSS solutions for signal   tracking and GNSS remote sensing.
  •   Input to the GNSS team roadmap
  •   Development and production of GNSS simulator   scenarios
  •   Development, enhancement and maintenance of   products
  •   Undertake requirements capture and design   activities
  •   Test planning, test and verification of the   design
  •   Interfacing with internal and external   customers
  •   Work within and ensure application of company   processes
  •   Support to the Galileo Payload team
  •   Support of other signal processing functions   within SSTL
  •   Cost, risk, schedule and performance trades
  •   Maintain performance, schedule and budget


Desired Skills and Experience


  •   PhD or MSc in a relevant GNSS topic.
  •   Extensive VHDL experience in digital signal   processing.
  •   Proven experience in designing/using GNSS   solutions.
  •   Implementation of GNSS tracking loops.
  •   Ability to deliver complex electronics   products.
  •   Software experience in digital receivers would   be an advantage
  •   Real time operating systems for embedded   solutions would be an advantage
  •   Project engineering in electronics industry

Knowledge & Skills

  •   Understanding of GNSS systems.
  •   Extensive VHDL skills
  •   Detailed understanding of GNSS tracking loops
  •   Requires a dedicated, experienced, innovative   and pragmatic approach
  •   Matlab skills would be an distinct advantage
  •   Excellent verbal communications and   presentations skills
  •   Excellent writing skills with a proven ability   to generate high quality technical documentation
  •   Excellent organisational, management and team   working skills
  •   Proven ability to deliver solutions under   pressure and to tight timescales