Radar System Engineer


Embark on an exciting journey with TTP as a Radar System Engineer in our Autonomous market team. Join a dynamic environment where innovation, creativity, and collaboration converge to shape the future of autonomy across industries such as uncrewed aircraft, autonomous cars, heavy industrial vehicles, and autonomous spacecrafts.

At TTP, we empower you to imagine, develop, and deliver advanced RF sensor technologies that redefine autonomy. Work alongside a supportive, multidisciplinary team that encourages exploration of blue-sky systems and technologies. Leverage your existing skillsets to explore and develop new technologies.

In the Autonomous sector, you’ll tackle cutting-edge technologies, solving complex problems like designing radar sensors for reliable detect-and-avoid systems. Contribute to sensor fusion architectures while adhering to Size, Weight, Power, and Cost (SwaP-C) constraints for the growing UAV market. Opportunities extend beyond the Autonomous group, especially within Satellite & Space, where you can provide specialist RF support. This extends to other TTP market teams focused on industrial and medical applications.

TTP’s facilities offer variety, including a dedicated RF laboratory with an anechoic chamber, on-site micro-fabrication facilities, and general physics and materials laboratories.


Your application will stand out if you have:

  • A Masters with some work experience, or a PhD in RF systems or a related subject
  • Experience of working on the design and development of a radar system
  • Hands on experience with RF circuitry design, test and measurement equipment
  • Knowledge of Radar systems and radar signal processing
  • Knowledge of simulation of RF system architectures for radar sensing
  • Knowledge of test and measurement equipment aiding in system design
  • Strong fundamentals of RF/microwave antenna systems
  • Hands-on experience with designing RF circuits and systems


TTP is an employee-owned business operating from green surroundings in Melbourn, just south of Cambridge. Our working culture encourages entrepreneurship, shared ideas and technical collaboration, while providing you with the freedom to do your best work. We value our collaborative culture and the benefit in-person interaction brings to our colleagues and to the business. We also understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexibility in how you self-manage your working week.

Our benefits include:

    • Annual profit-related bonus
    • Employer pension contribution of 12% of pensionable pay
    • Private medical insurance for employees and dependants
    • Free lunch and all-day refreshments
    • Life insurance worth 6 x salary
    • 25 days holiday
    • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave, with the option to return part-time for a year
    • Electric car leasing scheme
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Season ticket loan
    • A wide range of activities including squash, Zumba, yoga, arts and crafts, and TTP’s own rock band
    • Local sports facilities and theatre discounts and memberships
    • A comprehensive relocation package is also available, if applicable

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Applying to TTP

We’re always recruiting

We never close our applications, because we never stop looking for people to join us. Our internships can be competitive though, so the earlier you apply the better.

We can sponsor working Visas

If you’re a foreign national that meets the Home Office criteria.

There’ll be a couple of stages to your interview

There are two stages to our interview process for graduates, and one stage for interns. For both of those roles, there are usually a number of one-to-one interviews with our consultants. We focus on your technical abilities and consumer awareness and use our interviews to see how you’d fit into TTP.

We hold our interviews at TTP Campus in Melbourn

On the outskirts of Cambridge. The interview process is usually around a couple of hours and it’ll include technical problem-solving style questions.

We’ll cover expenses for your interview

Which includes cost of your return travel to the interview. If you need to stay overnight in Melbourn, let us know in advance and we can organise something.

After the interviews, you’ll hear back from us in a few days

It’ll normally take a few weeks to finish the interviews, but this can sometimes take a little longer depending on how busy we are.

If you fit the criteria, we can cover relocation costs up to £20,000

But before you start, we’ll discuss this together to see if you fit the criteria.