Digital RF and PCB CAD Engineer

Date: 02-Jun-2021

Location: AU

Company: Codan Limited

Digital RF and PCB CAD Engineer

  • Exciting and diverse Engineering opportunity in Tactical Communications
  • Large modern head office in Mawson Lakes - ASX Listed, Global organisation
  • Supportive, friendly and enthusiastic team

Enjoy working for an innovative global Adelaide based ASX listed company, in a supportive, friendly team with fellow experts in their field. Support and contribute to the design, development and implementation of hardware solutions for future Tactical Communications products.

About us

Codan Communications is a leading international designer and manufacturer of premium communications solutions. We deliver our capability worldwide for the humanitarian, peacekeeping, commercial, security, defence and public safety markets – deploying our solutions in more than 100 countries. With over 60 years in the business, Codan Communications has garnered a reputation for quality, reliability and customer satisfaction, producing innovative and industry-leading technology solutions.

What will you be doing?

Utilise your expertise in an innovative friendly intelligent team to support and contribute to the design, development and implementation of hardware solutions for future Tactical Communication products.

As a key member of the team, you must be able to:

  • Produce, review and maintain relevant design, systems and test documents
  • Design of RFIF modules (front end, mixer, hybrid DDS/PLL synthesiser, AGC, ADC, DAC) using an FPGA
  • Design VHDL systems, such as filters, interpolation, decimation, frequency translation, modulation or other signal processing techniques.
  • Design interfacing solutions between the PCB components and the VHDL sub-system.
  • Design and layout printed circuit boards and schematics.
  • Conduct functional and environmental testing of modules, sub-systems and systems
  • Develop requirements and specifications for new products in conjunction with stakeholders
  • Assist in the preparation of design and testing documentation for new and/or existing products
  • Assist with the transfer of designs to contract manufactures


What makes a successful Digital RF and PCB CAD Engineer?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronic, communications, Telecommunications Engineering, Physics or equivalent
  • Some experience working in a design and development environment
  • Able to understand and interpret schematics, parts lists and mechanical assembly drawings
  • Experience programing with HDL design languages (such as VHDL, or similar) is essential
  • Some experience with Altium Designer, or a similar PCB Cad package, is highly desired
  • A high level of drive and energy, with a strong results orientation approach
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team as well as autonomously without close supervision
  • Creative problem-solving, initiative and excellent customer service skills
  • Attention to detail

Early careers applicants who can demonstrate most of the required skills and have a keen interest in communications are encouraged to apply.


Benefits and Culture

Our culture is supportive and collaborative. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team where innovation is encouraged and we share ideas.  We are looking for someone who has a genuine passion and can-do attitude for what they do. Our Head office is located at Mawson Lakes offering a modern facility, free secure onsite parking, easy access by public transport, an onsite subsidised café, gym, basketball and tennis courts. Additionally our staff are provided flexibility to meet the demands of family life, a parent room, and a variety of staff events to connect with colleagues across the Codan Group.

Interested in a career with us?

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