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Saab Global

RF Test Technician

Fareham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 31 December 2023


Saab UK is a British company that is part of Saab Group’s global high-technology operations. Saab offers world-leading solutions and services in defence, aviation, space and civil security. In the UK we bring together the best of Swedish and British innovation and engineering to provide our customers with products and solutions that push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. Our mission is to help our customers to keep people and society safe.

Our Saab UK business is going through a period of rapid growth, this means that we can offer a wide range of opportunities for personal fulfilment and career growth. As part of the global entity Saab AB, Saab UK Ltd combines the innovative spirit of a start-up with the resources and expertise of a larger corporation. Across the country we have seven principle sites which focus on software engineering, underwater robotics, training services and radars. Globally we number over 19,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and we reinvest a high proportion of our earnings in internal research and development. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge - to make the world a safer place.

Saab is a company with opportunities, a company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility as well as good opportunities for advancing in your career. Additionally, Saab is a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.


Saab is a leading radar manufacturing business unit at the forefront of cutting-edge radar technology. We design and produce high-performance radar systems used in various applications, including defence, aerospace, and surveillance. We are committed to innovation, quality, and excellence in our products.

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled RF Test Technician to join our dynamic Production team and contribute to the verification, Testing and development of our radar systems. As an RF Test Technician, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability and performance of our radar products. You will work in a state-of-the-art testing environment and collaborate closely with our engineering team to guarantee the quality and functionality of our radar systems.


  • Perform RF testing: Conduct comprehensive testing of RF components, subassemblies, and complete radar systems to verify functionality, performance, and compliance with specifications.
  • Troubleshoot: Identify and diagnose issues or discrepancies in RF systems, components, and circuitry, and work collaboratively with the engineering team to resolve them.
  • Data analysis: Collect and analyse test data, interpret results, and generate reports to provide valuable feedback to the engineering team for product improvement.
  • Calibration: Perform equipment calibration to ensure the accuracy of measurement instruments and maintain calibration records.
  • Quality assurance: Contribute to quality control by implementing and adhering to testing standards and protocols to meet customer and industry requirements.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed records of all tests, results, and any modifications made during the testing process.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with Production and other team members to provide feedback, collaborate on troubleshooting.


  • Education: Degree or equivalent in electronics, electrical engineering, or a related field.. (Preferred)
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in RF testing and troubleshooting within a manufacturing or similar environment.
  • Technical skills: Proficiency in the use of RF testing equipment and software, such as spectrum analysers, signal generators, and network analysers.
  • Knowledge: Understanding of radar technology, RF circuitry, and signal processing is highly desirable.
  • Communication: Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to collaborate effectively with team members and engineers.
  • Attention to detail: A meticulous approach to work, with a keen eye for detail and a commitment to quality.
  • Problem-solving: Demonstrated ability to diagnose and solve technical issues efficiently.
  • Safety-conscious: Committed to adhering to safety procedures and maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Time management: Excellent time management skills to meet project deadlines and priorities.