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RF Antenna Engineer

 Title RF Antenna Engineer

 Location PA




The RF Engineering Development department of client has a career growth opportunity for a RF/Microwave Antenna Design Engineer . In this dynamic environment, you will participate in designing, developing and testing sophisticated RF/Microwave Antennas and RF feeds used in a wide variety of Aerospace and Defense applications, providing protection to our warfighters. The successful candidate will have a solid theoretical background in RF/Microwave theory and will also have the creative thinking skills to bring a product from concept to field use.


Design and modeling of RF/Microwave Antennas and elements from 30 MHz to 50 GHz, for a variety of applications utilizing computer design tools such as HFSS, ADS, CST, GRASP, WIPL, MATLAB and KnowBell
Microstrip, Horn, Spiral, Dipole, Blade and reflector antenna design and fabrication proposal, proctor qualification, and support production.
Work with other engineers and advisors to support our multiple antenna, (CNI, Munitions, Missile and other) antenna products and development
Design, analysis and test of RF/Microwave Antennas, hybrids, feed structures, filters and elements for a variety of applications
Documentation of design elements, working with design drafting
Set up and operational Testing and evaluation of engineering hardware in a laboratory environment
Part Time Travel (less than 15%) expected to support across sites for production support, as well as customer meetings, trade shows, etc.
Preparation and presentation of customer support meetings such as TIMs, PDRs, CDRs, etc.



Two (2) + years of experience in RF/Microwave Antenna design with RF measurements including VSWR, Insertion Loss, Phase, Coupling, Pattern, and Gain measurements.
Two (2) + years using design and analysis software using at least one of the tools such as: HFWW, CST, ADS.
This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by US export laws. In order to be eligible for this position, you must be a “US Person” under US export laws (or eligible for approval under a U.S. Government export license.
This position will require a security clearance.



Five (5) + years of experience in RF/Microwave Antenna design.
Five (5) + years’ experience with RF measurements including VSWR, Insertion Loss, Phase, Coupling, Pattern and Gain measurements, Radar Cross Section, etc.
Eight (8) + years’ experience operating PC using standard applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Project, etc.
Design and analyses of Flat Plate Waveguide Array antenna.
Use of design and analyses software, (multiple tools) such as:
Design and specification of components for Reflector Antennas.
Polarizer design experience.
Diplexer/Triplexer (high pass/low pass/band pass, stripline) filter design experience.
GPS Experience a plus.
Broadband COMM Blade, annual slot, Microstrip Patch, etc. design and realization.
3D-CAD experience.
Materials and bonding experience.
Military documentation configuration and control general knowledge.
Knowledge of RF system considerations such as path loss calculation, cascade noise figure, and intercept point.
Good analytical and test skills.
Good writing and interpersonal skills.
Multitask and adjust to changing priorities.
Excellent communication skills both verbally and in written format. Ability to work in a team environment and cross functionally.
Good presentation skills for internal and customer meetings, reviews, and updates.