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Antenna Engineer

Job ID: R0103376 Location: Hengelo, Provincie Overijssel, Netherlands
Full time, Regular Employment
In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

About the team
The development of modern phased array radars requires a multi-disciplinary approach in which the functional concept, the antenna, the electronics, and the electrical and cooling infrastructure are addressed simultaneously. In this multi-disciplinary team, the working area of the Antenna/RF Engineer consists of the development of new antenna and/or microwave concepts, introduction of new technologies and development of new antenna designs. Your work will cover the full spectrum of activities, from development to product realization, aiming to achieve high system performance combined with affordable cost levels. Furthermore, you should actively follow external developments in the relevant fields of interest. We are in search for a:

Antenna engineer

About the job

You will be responsible for the antenna and microwave parts of the radar development process, in close cooperation with other disciplines (i.e., system designers, mechanical engineers and production technologists), often in an international environment. Several roles can be distinguished in this process, including concept development, detailed design or program management. You are encouraged to develop further in one of these directions, depending on personal interests.
We are in search for a:


  • Academic level degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • experience of 5+ years in this domain
  • Knowledge of antenna and microwave design.
  • Creative and innovative mind.
  • Enthusiastic and persistent personality.
  • Academic skills mixed with mind setting for practical applications.
  • Independent but not individual.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and in writing.

This job is highly suited to an enthusiastic professional with the ambition to innovate our radars within Thales Hengelo.

What's in it for you

  • Become part of a great team in a high tech, innovative international organization
  • (International) opportunities for growth in tech-, management- and commercial roles
  • Attention for personal development and own initiative
  • A nice workplace in a modern building, where we value a good work-life balance and flexibility
  • 40 leave days per year, travel expenses and a flexible benefits à la carte package with options like purchase/sale of leave hours, internet costs, bicycle plan, company fitness, trade union contribution or relocation costs


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Hengelo, Netherlands

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