Naval Communication Business Unit Manager - Thales - RF Cafe Forums
Post subject: Naval Communication Business Unit Manager
Unread postPosted: Wed Jul 21, 2004 7:47 am
Communications has a dynamic opening for an experienced professional
to support the Naval Communications Business Unit in specifying both
equipment and systems for naval and land-based communications systems.
The qualified candidate's primary focus will include HF Radio Equipment
consisting of low power receivers, high power transmitters, antennas,
receive/transmit couplers and combiners. A secondary systems-level focus
will include broader capabilities in V/UHF radio and RF components,
naval networking systems, and control and management applications. This
will involve working within a small multidiscipline team in liaison
with Thales Land and Joint Systems, CNI, in Crawley, UK. Additional
tasks may include conducting and reporting (written and verbal) on feasibility
studies, producing estimates for proposals, and liaison/briefings/negotiations
with DOD and industry customers requiring solid public speaking and
To be considered for this exciting and
challenging role you must have:
in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Systems Engineering, Physics,
To demonstrate at least 8 years experience with
RF technologies, primarily/ideally at HF with the ability to design
and develop innovative and cost effective system solutions. Additional
broader experience in VHF/UHF, naval networking, control and management
and systems integration a plus.
Familiarity with the specific
requirements of naval communications systems: STANAGs, waveforms, security
constraints, processes and procedures.
The ability to demonstrate
a general knowledge of the following: RF power amplifiers, RF filters,
RF distribution (splitters, amplifiers and combiners), receivers, oscillators,
frequency synthesisers, RF cosite and EMC, and link budgets. Leading
to an expert knowledge of at least two of the are
of digital control and/or DSP techniques would be advantageous.
The ability to work as part of a small focussed team or alone,
as project constraints dictate.
To be sufficiently flexible
to multitask a number of activities as departmental constraints dictate.
To be able to manage themselves, to perform a development task
meeting the technical and commercial constraints within the given constraints
of time and cost.
To attend customer meetings when required
and on occasions visit installations to provide technical support.
To take an active part in promoting Thales’ combined expertise
to customers, acting as an ambassador of the group at all times. This
may include briefing Thales capabilities, representing Thales capabilities
at Trade and Government Sponsored exhibitions, etc.
is currently recruiting for a variety of openings - please visit http://www.thalescomminc.com/careers.asp
for complete detail.