Hanwha Phasor

Empowering Seamless Connectivity
for Satellite Communications On-the-Move

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          At Hanwha Phasor, we are at the forefront of pioneering enterprise-grade Active Electronically Steered Array (AESA) antennas for satellite communications on the move, designed to provide seamless connectivity across air, land, and sea. Our advanced technological capabilities cater to both commercial and military clientele.

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        • In June 2020, Hanwha Systems, a prominent South Korean aerospace and defense company, took a visionary step by establishing Hanwha Phasor.

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          At Hanwha Phasor, we are at the forefront of pioneering enterprise-grade active electronically steered user terminals for satellite communications on the move, designed to provide seamless connectivity across air, land, and sea. Our advanced technological capabilities cater to both commercial and military clientele.

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        • Elevate your in-flight connectivity experience with our cutting-edge advanced aerospace solutions.

        • Land
        • Reach unprecedented heights with our revolutionary solutions made for on-the-move satellite communications, specifically designed for commercial users.

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        • Cruise into a new era of on-the-move connectivity with our revolutionary maritime communications solutions.

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        • Our commitment to your mission is the driving force behind our efforts to pioneer solutions for mobile communications.

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          At Hanwha Phasor, our team is comprised of seasoned experts from a global array of leaders, emerging satcom talents, and everything in between. It's this exceptional diversity of skills that has propelled us to our current position.

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Principal Systems Design Engineer

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Lead the systems level design and analysis for electronically steered antenna arrays for land vehicle applications, specify systems requirements and manage design compliance throughout the engineering development lifecycle.

Location: London

Technical responsibilities

  • Work with the Project Engineering Manager, to develop existing system architecture designs and derive new designs to meet future product requirements.
  • Deliver system level modelling and analysis to predict performance to system requirement specifications, on your own and through leadership of others.
  • Capture product requirements working with Business Development Team. Understand the customer needs to support design decisions and interpret the impact of customer requirements on system level specifications.
  • Own system level requirement specifications, working with the wider engineering team to capture and derive the requirements flow-down from product level to engineering functions, including mechanical, hardware and software.
  • Identify and interpret safety, mechanical, thermal, environmental, EMC/EMI and other applicable standards to provide flow down of requirements to the engineering functions.
  • Produce documentation, specifications and reports to an excellent standard to support quality assurance.
  • Characterise, analyse and provide insight on system performance for key RF, software, mechanical and digital parameters.
  • Specify verification approach and ensure compliance with requirements at module and system level.
  • Lead customer engineering liaison and delivery of customer design activities, managing possible risks and opportunities when required.
  • Support the wider technical deliverables required for product development, such as lifecycle management, methods development, peer reviews, procurement support and lab testing

Organisational responsibilities

  • Provide engineering development lifecycle process leadership and mentoring to the wider engineering team.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvements associated with the product development lifecycle. Author and maintain processes as required.
  • Work with the engineering teams across multiple disciplines to integrate technology requirements into the systems, software, electrical and RF design.
  • Take responsibility for multi-disciplinary engineering projects and delivery to tight timescales, communicating through plans, presentations and written reports.
  • Management of small engineering teams and subcontractors for design, analysis, testing and manufacturing.
  • The role will be primarily based at the company’s London office.

Essential qualifications and skills

  • A good first or Upper 2nd Class degree (BEng/MEng) in Engineering or equivalent work-based qualifications.
  • 12+ years in systems, RF and antenna product design
  • Experience of systems design for aerospace applications and aerospace qualification procedures
  • Experience of systems design and integration of RF products (GHz range), from early concept through to development testing.
  • Competent practical experience of RF system integration and testing.
  • Requirements derivation and management using recognised systems engineering tools


  • Postgraduate Engineering Degree or Undergraduate Engineering Masters Degree
  • Design and analysis of complex electro-mechanical systems
  • Experience of systems design for land mobile SatCom terminals
  • Electronic PCB and mechanical integration.
  • Product development of SatCom antennas (preferably Ku and/or Ka) with RF Test Chamber and field testing experience.
  • System simulation and algorithm development using MATLAB, Python, C++ or other high level language.
  • Failure mode and effect analysis applied to system functional behaviour

London Technology Centre:

  • Based in modern, open-plan offices in the vibrant area of Hatton Garden, with great views of the City of London from several spacious balconies with outdoor seating.
  • Excellent transport connections: Farringdon, City Thameslink and Kings Cross St Pancras overground stations within walking distance; Chancery Lane and Farringdon tube stations within a five-minute walk.
  • Showers, cycle racks, lockers and a coffee shop on site. Workspace networking and social events throughout the year.
  • With the City, Covent Garden and Embankment close by, there's plenty to do at lunchtimes and after work.
  • Leather Lane street food market is right on our doorstep, with the usual chains close by.