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RF Design Engineer

RF Design Engineer/ Secure Communications & Infrastructure Designer
£39,255- £49,991 Plus £1,750 Location Allowance and Excellent Benefits
Based in Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes

We are FCDO Services. We provide services to government departments that protect people and information all over the world. Our work is vital, whether it’s secure construction of an embassy or safe delivery of government supplies across continents. There’s our digital expertise too, with work ranging from network solutions for government agencies to cloud platforms that store UK visa applications.

As a Secure Communications & Infrastructure Designer here, you’ll be at the heart of this work. You’ll provide technical engineering expertise to our clients and to the whole organisation.

Use your expertise to secure the UK’s interests

As our expert in radio and satellite communications systems, you’ll provide designs, quality assurance and technical advice. Until mid-2022, this will be focused on Secview video conferencing and, after that’s decommissioned, you’ll pick up the lead in Audio/Visual systems too. As a key member of our design team, you’ll oversee projects through the RIBA design stages and provide technical support through delivery and commissioning – visiting sites when needed. Your work will be varied and complex, including both single and multi-discipline aspects.

See your work have global impact

You’ll support the Lead Designer for Secure Communications and Infrastructure and the Head of Professional Services Centre – ensuring we continue to develop and drive improvement. It will put your communication and team-work skills to excellent use. You’ll need to be familiar with Digital Radio Systems , and video conferencing in general, and have an exceptional understanding of IT networks and cabling systems. You’ll also have the opportunity to travel in this role, as you perform surveys and quality assurance tasks both in the UK and overseas. Your work will have global impact. In short, it’s your job bigger.

All our employees have to be security cleared before being appointed, so you will need to undergo a vetting process as part of your application. This role requires you to go through /Developed Vetting (DV). You can find out more about vetting on our website.

Hanslope Park based posts attract a Location Allowance of £1,750 per annum.

FCDO Services are regulated by the Civil Service Commission.

Job summary

£39,255- £49,991 plus £1,750 location allowance
Hanslope Park
Closing Date
01 July 2022 at midnight

Further information

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  • 1.  Role Profile
  • 2.  Extra Information
  • 3.  Civil Service Recruitment Principles
  • 4.  Civil Service Code