RF Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Location: Colorado, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: On-site
Salary: USD85000
RF Engineer
San Diego, California (Remote)
Full Time – Onsite
$70,000 - $85,000

I am working with a cutting edge, Space company who are focused on technology advancement for high-reliability space sub systems.

They design & manufacture cost-effective, radiation-hardened systems and have a proven history supplying the sector.

Position Description:

In this position, you will work in a team which develops high-reliability RF products for space applications.  You will be working on new designs based on customer requirements and products that contribute to our portfolio of product offerings, as well as solving issues with existing designs.  This position requires the passion and ability to take a project through all phases to turn a design into a product, including developing specifications, capturing the design in schematic/layout, performing simulations and analysis that validate the design, writing and performing test procedures for verification and unit acceptance, and interfacing with manufacturing team to resolve issues with building the design.  You will also be required to present and defend your design in customer reviews and work with other team members to meet the project deadlines.

  • Derive and document RF subsystem requirements from system or top-level requirements
  • Select appropriate RF and other components and produce RF schematics to capture the design
  • Layout and/or guide the layout of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) based on schematic
  • Validate the design; troubleshoot and test complex RF circuit boards and assemblies
  • Develop RF test procedures, possibly performing them when needed
  • Assist with manufacturing of complex PCBAs and resolve issues with their integration into higher assemblies
  • Provide system integration and test troubleshooting support
  • Be able to meet aggressive/accelerated schedule deadlines.
  • Support internal and external design and development gate reviews with related documentation
  • Support customer meetings
  • Participate in proposals and trade studies, including evaluating contractor and subcontractor proposals for technical feasibility

  • Minimum Education / Experience: 1-2 Years with Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Electronics Engineering and/or Master’s degree with emphasis on RF
  • RF hardware/schematic design with some guidance,
  • Analysis/simulations, some PCB layout and test experience
  • Familiarity with RF test equipment and lab practices
  • Strong technical background; capable of coming up-to-speed quickly on new technologies
  • Strong documentation skills

  • Knowledge of space environment design issues including EMI/EMC, radiation, temperature, shock, vibration a plus
  • Knowledge of Python, C/C++, MATLAB & scripting/test automation a plus
  • Experience with EDA software such as Altium, and AWR/MWO, Genesys/ADS, etc., a plus

Salary Range: $70,000 - $85,000/year

?The role offers a comprehensive, total compensation package, which includes competitive salary, a discretionary annual bonus plan, paid time off (PTO), a comprehensive health benefit package, retirement savings, wellness program, and various other benefits. When you join the team, you’re not just an employee; you become part of a dynamic community dedicated to innovation and excellence.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

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