System Engineer - Radio Integration (SI RF)

Telecommunications, Defence, Telecommunications Engineering

My client is delivering a $multibillion program of work installing secure telecommunication infrastructure across the company.


There is new opportunity for a Systems Engineer – Radio Integration to join the team


The Systems Engineer – Radio Integration will be involved in the following activities:


· Deliver end to end radio communications solutions, cost-effective and low-risk designs compliant with customers’ requirements, through-life design, capable of onward implementation and support by the company.

· Responsible for writing and reviewing ATP documentation, witnessing radio communications equipment testing and systems integration.

· Hands-on experience in planning, testing and implementation of radio networks.

· Have a good understanding of the activities associated with incremental integration and test of large systems using best practices.

· Experience and knowledge of Radio Networks (Microwave, Secure Mobile Radio), physical interfaces (RJ-35, SMA), Encryption devices and test equipment.

· Responsible for the Acceptance and technical transfer of systems integration systems including radio / wireless voice, data networks, telephony, microwave and TDM.

· Working closely with other business functions as part of project delivery (Customer, New Business, Project Delivery and Managed Services).


The Systems Engineer – Radio Integration will have duties and responsibilities to include:


· Writing RF test and acceptance documentation, witness equipment and system testing, oversee equipment configuration changes.

· Define and review sub-contractor proposals for design, installation, commissioning and acceptance testing.

· Competent to analyse a technical problem from root cause through to resolution without any prior knowledge of the subject matter.

· Ensure all design documentation is professional and of high standards and complete for technical transfer to the customer.

· Supervise sub-contractor works as appropriate.

· Excellent at producing technical reports, presentations and action plans. Confident to present to customers, peers and team members.

· Can operate autonomously with minimal supervision based on a brief of authorities


Skills and Experience required for the role:



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in an Engineering/Computer Science discipline plus desirable industry certifications such as CCNP or equivalent.
  • Several years’ full system development lifecycle experience in system implementation, Integration and troubleshooting.
  • Experienced in the design, delivery and management of complex telecommunications systems covering radio / wireless voice and data networks.
  • Hands-on experience with a variety of communications equipment, including: Bridging, Switching, Routing, Ethernet and TDM/SONET/SDH Transport Architectures.
  • Excellent at producing technical reports, presentations and action plans. Confident to present to customers, peers and team members.
  • High standard of written and spoken English.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities, under tight deadlines, often with competing priorities and complexities and with minimal supervision.
  • Must have a flexible approach and be able to travel throughout KSA.



  • Business experience in the radio communications
  • Knowledge of System Engineering Lifecycle.
  • Experience in installation and testing of radio equipment delivery projects.
  • Experience of living or working in the Middle East
  • Experience in commissioning/configuration of data/IP communications equipment

Job Facts

  • Tax free bonus good benefits

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
David Charlton