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Division: Airbus Defence and Space Employees:: approx. 120

What we do

Anechoic Chamber at Airbus Italia

Airbus Italia, formerly known as Space Engineering S.p.A., has more than 30 years of experience in space technologies. It has a recognized expertise in research, development, engineering, simulation, prototyping, integration, testing, validation, small-scale production for Space & Ground system and components, owning a significant number of international patents on antennas, radars, scientific software and Digital Signal Processing.

Airbus Italia operates in the satellite telecommunications sector, developing applications for the Internet of Things, mobile terminals for airborne, train and land applications, RF components and ground modems. Payload Engineering and Assembly, Integration and Test capacities complete its assets.

The Rome Headquarters and Industrial Plant share the same industrial complex in Tiburtina area, where most of the Italian companies dealing with space are located. The industrial plant has been mainly equipped for payload and electronic equipment assembly, integration and testing. The following facilities/services are available:

  • RF Test Range (i.e., an Anechoic Chamber);
  • Clean room;
  • Movement Simulator;
  • Climatic Chamber;
  • RF & Digital Laboratory;
  • Mechanical laboratory;
  • Storage, handling and Shipping facilities.

Since 1989, the company has been involved in major space programmes including: Meteosat SG, Radarsat-2, Galileo, telecom satellites for Eutelsat and Astra, COSMO-SkyMed, Alphasat, Eutelsat Quantum, and EDRS SpaceDataHighWay satellites.

Did you know?

Lazio, where Rome is located, is the only Italian region which hosts the whole aerospace value chain, granting an important competitive advantage at national and international level. The Lazio Aerospace Technology Cluster (DTA) includes 250 companies with 23.500 employees and 5 billion € turnover.

Our open positions

Junior RF & Microwave Engineer

Business Line / Function: System Technologies

Location: Rome, Italy

Mission: Reporting to the Head of System Technologies, the role involves to follow R&D studies, projects and industrial activities in the frame of RF active developments.


Main responsibilities:

As part of the team working on RF system analysis and developments and particularly in the RF active field for space applications, the primary tasks and activities will include:

  • Design of active and passive RF components, from few MHz up to 100 GHz, including concept formulation, feasibility and trade-off
  • Synthesis, circuit design, electromagnetic modelling and simulation of RF active and passive components
  • RF microwave system design fundamentals, knowledge of the main concepts
  • In collaboration with other disciplines (quality, mechanical, thermal, technology), selection and detailed definition of the most appropriate manufacturing processes and procedures to be followed for the development of space qualified RF components
  • Implementation of components purchase and development plan
  • Smart testing capabilities and knowledge of the most common instrumentation and measurement technique are requested
  • Contribution to the preparation of proposals for industrial and R&D activities
  • Preparation of technical reports, program reviews, documentation and presentations



Education/Training: BSc qualification in electronic engineering

Experience: Minimum work experience in Space projects and/or academic specialization in the microwave field.

Tool or product requirements:


  • Very good knowledge of SW tools for design of RF devices, in particular Microwave Office, HFSS, CST
  • Very good knowledge of Matlab and signal processing
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Pragmatic and product/results oriented approach
  • Familiarity with design and technological aspects specific to the development of components for space applications


  • English, both oral and written




  • Methodical approach to work
  • Ability to work autonomously and set priorities
  • Team player
  • Commitment
  • Spirit of innovation


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