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Senior RF Engineer ( MA )

Title Sr. RF Engineer

Location MA 

Client is a rapidly growing company developing cutting edge technology for aerospace, defense, and commercial telecommunications markets. We develop high frequency components used in the most advanced surveillance, intelligence, and communications systems. Our customers include NASA, DARPA, the US Department of Defense and several of the leading aerospace and defense prime contractors and commercial companies. Our staff has decades of combined expertise in fundamental sciences, numerical methods, materials science, high frequency engineering, as well as manufacturing and business development. We are internationally recognized as a pioneer in our field.

Company is a small group of talented and inquisitive engineers, scientists, and industry experts who are focused on and dedicated to bringing our technology to market. We maintain an agile, exciting startup environment, one where we encourage our staff to find their true passion and calling. To facilitate that, we provide opportunities to experience every aspect of engineering, science, sales, customer relations management, leadership, and many other technical and business skills. We provide a unique opportunity to take an idea from basic science all the way to a finished product qualified for use in the harshest environments and applications.

We are looking for motivated, hands-on people to join our team. We focus on finding good teammates with a strong work ethic, an ability to learn and share knowledge, an interest in creative problem solving, and an ability to work beyond the common knowledge and practices of the industry.

Job description

Client is seeking to hire an experienced RF Engineering professional to be involved in design, development, and test of complex RF/Microwave components and subassemblies at our facility in Marlborough, MA. Job duties include:

  • Creative solving of problems diverse in scope using scientific method.
  • Research and develop technology related to RF/microwave/mmWave components and systems.
  • Responsibilities may include research of ferromagnetic phenomena in materials, material synthesis, material characterization and analysis, RF circuit design, system engineering, prototyping and assembly of hardware, and linear and non-linear RF/microwave testing. Demonstrate good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Provides technical contribution to bid and proposal activity.
  • Network with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Qualifications and Requirements

Education/Experience Requirements

  • BSEE 7+ years RF engineering experience
  • MSEE 5+ years experience
  • PHD with 0 years experience
  • Basic knowledge of radio wave propagation fundamentals.
  • Working knowledge of RF/microwave/mmWave components including amplifiers, couplers, limiters, filters, mixers, detectors, etc.
  • Able to use RF test equipment including spectrum analyzer, vector network analyzer, signal generator, amplifiers, and power meters.
  • Comfortable working in a lab environment and can assemble, solder, test, and troubleshoot new designs.
  • Familiar with HFSS, ADS, and/or Microwave Office simulation and analysis software.
  • Knowledge of RF Circuit Design, Computer Simulation, Digital Signal Processing, Mathematical Modeling, RF Engineering, RF Optimization, Filter Design, RF Front End Design, Wireless Communications, Microwave Signal Path Analysis, and RF/digital PCB layout techniques
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency

Not Required, but a Plus

  • Magnetic spin wave theory and applications
  • Knowledge of microwave magnetic materials
  • MATLAB Programming experience
  • Familiar with AutoCAD or SolidWorks

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use critical thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Ability to stay organized and follow a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
  • Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
  • Exceptional math skills

 

 

Benefits

  • Unlimited vacation including one week of company shutdown in December and five paid sick days
  • 100% of premium costs for Medical, Dental and Vision insurances for employees and their families are covered by the Company
  • Up to 100% life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance and accidental death & dismemberment coverage paid by the Company
  • Access to a 401K platform with a match which allows employees to transfer any existing funds or start saving for retirement
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $15,000 per year.
  • Student Loan Assistance up to $12,000 per year.
  • Free snacks and beverages

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