RF Design Engineer - Senior
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The SR RF Engineer actively participates and works on existing oscillator products and technologies related to analog radio frequency and low phase-noise designs. The SR RF Engineer will also engage in the development of new technologies and products for the growth of the company. The engineer will be involved in identifying manufacturing problems and effect solutions for continuous product improvement, in collaboration with the manufacturing engineering lead. Furthermore, the SR RF Engineer will be considered a subject matter expert in RF and microwave circuits.



This is a broad-reaching role as a member of the SR RF Engineering staff. The SR RF Engineer will report to the Engineering Director.

  • Design RF and low phase-noise circuits and assemblies.
  • Test and debug of analog/RF building blocks such as      amplifiers, detectors, mixers, couplers, and filters as well as layout and      circuit designs.
  • Identify opportunities to drive product improvements.
  • Troubleshoot and perform problem analysis and      debugging of RF circuits.
  • Design, develop, and systematically document testing      strategies using automated test procedures.
  • Perform regular Engineering Change Order (ECO)      document preparation and submission.
  • Find suitable substitutions for end-of-life parts to      revise and release drawings.
  • Provide guidance to technicians as required.
  • Provide root cause analysis for customer returns and      implement corrective actions as required.
  • Analyze measured data for potential product      performance improvements.
  • Implement electrical and design methods used to meet      EMC/EMI requirements and IPC industry standards.
  • Prepare technical presentations, publish papers, and      assist proposal preparation.
  • Mentor      junior RF engineers
  • Prioritize      tasks in a multi-tasking environment
  • Collaborate      with other engineers and technicians, as a team player

Additional duties as assigned by the Engineering Director




Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a   technical field is required. Graduate degree with significant research in RF   circuits (PLLs, oscillators, amplifiers, mixers, multipliers, detectors,   couplers, filters) and integrated microwave assemblies is preferred.




10+ years of prior experience with RF and Microwave   circuits.




Computer:   Microsoft Office Suite, and other productivity software. 

               Experience   in Altium Design, Keysight Genesys, Atlassian Jira and Confluence is a plus.

Test:   Familiarity with RF test equipment such as Signal or Network Analyzers,   Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, etc.

Digital   design skills: Experience in debug and analysis of digital logic is a   plus.

Analog design skills:   Expertise in linear electronic circuit designs.

Hardware:   Experience in RF test and measurements. Soldering is a plus.

Good   organizational, presentation and writing skills.

Ability   to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff. 

Must be a lawful permanent resident of the United   States.  




Problem   Solving/Analysis                       Decision   Making                                 Quality   Focus                    Leadership

Communication   Proficiency                     Technical   Capacity                            Ownership                        Results Orientation

Collaboration/Teamwork                         Sense of   Urgency                              Adaptability                     Organizational Skills




While performing the duties of   this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee   frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel;   and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit;   climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision   abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color   vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.