crooton are working with a dynamic technology company who have a strong background in defense and they are looking to recruit a Radio Frequency Programmer to join the team in Porton Down, Salisbury.


Working primarily on-site with the wider project team, you will be focussing and offering your expertise on the subject of Radio Frequency Programmer (RF) and their effect on the modelling of weapons systems


Location: Porton Down, Salisbury

Hours: Full Time

Salary: Between £30,000-£60,000 depending on experience


Our clients Electronic Warfare Operations Support (EWOS) Group is made up of 40+ electronic warfare specialists. From all manner of backgrounds, engineers, scientists and ex-military personnel combine their experience to help customers achieve their true operational potential, and ultimately help keep their people and platforms safe.



  • Degree level or equivalent in a Science or Engineering discipline (e.g. Maths, Physics or Engineering, inc Software Engineering).
  • Knowledge of model and simulations techniques to real-world scenarios
  • The ability to apply a broad variety of analytical techniques to solve problems
  • Experience in the analysis and interpretation of outputs in support of advice
  • Track record of delivering advice in a complex technical area with minimal oversite



  • Good understanding of the physics behind sensors, dynamics, optics and lasers
  • RF domain knowledge and/or RF modelling experience (e.g. RF environments, RF Threat system understanding, RF countermeasure development)
  • Experience in simulation and the development of models (Simulink, C++)
  • Experience in real time, and faster than real time, software environments
  • Experience in running simulations, developing and running models on a Linux Operating System and common Linux tools (BASH, PERL)
  • Experience in use the models and tools in order to provide evidence data (Matlab, Python)



  • Due to the highly secure environment that our clients work is conducted in, you must be a UK National, eligible to work and live in the UK and be eligible to undergo and maintain appropriate UK government DV Security Clearance



Benefits for your hard work and dedication:

  • 25 days annual leave inclusive of up to 3 days Christmas shut-down
  • Buy or sell up to 5 days’ annual leave
  • Annual Wellbeing allowance
  • Two pension schemes to choose from
  • Private Medical Insurance + discounts for additional family members
  • Life Assurance scheme up to 4 x salary
  • Share Save scheme
  • Electric/Hybrid Car leasing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Career development support


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Job reference: CTNMS2241