SKA SA is currently designing and constructing the MeerKAT Radio Telescope in the Karoo Region of the Northern Cape Province. MeerKAT is a world-class radio telescope and is designed to do ground breaking science. Via MeerKAT, South Africa is playing a leading role in the design and technology developments of the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope. In collaboration with South African industry and universities, and collaborating with leading global institutions, the South African team has developed innovative technologies in areas such as antenna engineering and signal processing hardware and algorithms. As a business unit of the NRF, SKA SA is committed to employment equity and redress.
SARAO has an exciting opportunity for a Radio Frequency Engineer to join the Cape Town based team.
Minimum education requirements:
- B.Tech or a B.Eng degree
Minimum work experience required:
- 3 years relevant experience
Desirable additional educational, work experience, and personal qualities:
- Experience in cryogenic cooling (electronic/helium and vacuum systems)
- Valid passport without travel restrictions
- Valid South African driver’s license
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