Senior GNSS Engineer

Location: Harwell, Oxford, UK (& part-time in Madrid, Spain)
Type: Permanent
Start Date: Immediate

Senior GNSS Engineer

Our Client has an urgent need for an experienced Engineer for the development and validation tasks for GNSS Receivers and applications.

The Senior Engineer will work in the GNSS-Receiver Team within the GNSS Business Unit developing GNSS positioning algorithms to enable high precision positioning.

Activities will be performed in both Harwell, United Kingdom including some time spent collocated in Madrid, Spain.


The Senior GNSS Engineer will perform the following key tasks;
• Contributing to the analysis, generation and management of requirements for GNSS projects
• Contribute to design, prototyping and implementation of GNSS receiver algorithms for FPGA platform
• Work with laboratory instrumentation and RF Constellation Signal simulators
• Develop verification and validation procedures for a GNSS receiver
• Support the development and verification of HMI (Human to Machine Interface) tool to interface with the GNSS receiver
• Performance assessment activities of GNSS algorithms
• Preparation of relevant documentation
• Willing to travel to Partners’ and Clients’ facilities for project milestones and validation campaigns

Qualifications & Experience

•  University degree (Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Telecommunications, Computer Science, or equivalent) in a discipline relevant to the position
•  3+ years of experience in GNSS engineering
•  Experience and capability to fulfil the assigned tasks with a minimum of supervision

The following skills and experiences are mandatory;
•  Fundamentals of satellite navigation
•  Acquainted with typical measurements produced by a multi-frequency, multi-constellation GNSS receiver, their combinations, and typically associated metrics
•  Substantial experience in GNSS Performance assessment
•  Experience in SW developments for Embedded System
•  Knowledge in FPGA platforms and SoC architectures
•  Knowledge of scientific tools as Matlab and Python, for analysis, simulation and performance assessment of GNSS receivers
•  System testing and verification
•  Demonstrated experience in writing of formal technical documentation

Working knowledge and experience in the following areas is preferred;
•  Experience working with high precision technologies such as PPP algorithms
•  C and Java language
•  Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, Bash) for test automatisation
•  Experience in a User/Customer facing environment

For further information about this position please Contact us and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.


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