Antenna Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
El Segundo, CA
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17


The mission of the Antenna Systems Department is to provide antenna-system related technical support to a wide array of national security, civil, and commercial programs for both ground and space applications.  We provide technical support to our customers by utilizing in-house antenna measurement ranges, simulation tools, and fabrication facilities.


Key Functions

  • Participate in antenna design, simulation, fabrication, and measurement tasks with an emphasis on space applications where antenna systems of interest include phased arrays, reflectors, horns, helices, and patch antennas. 
  • Coordinate and lead tests to characterize antennas and their integrated performance.
  • Perform or lead antenna simulation activities in order evaluate performance and to aid in the design process.
  • Participate in internal research projects and the development of the department's measurement and simulation capabilities.
  • Contribute to communication system studies.
  • Provide independent technical evaluations and recommendations to program offices working on hardware development and manufacturing efforts performed at contractor facilities.



  • Bachelor'sdegree in electricalengineering with eight years related experience in electricalengineering.
  • Experience with network analyzers, spectrum analyzers and other microwave and RF test equipment.
  • Experience with antenna simulation using tools such as Ansys HFSS, Ticra GRASP, and CST Microwave Studio.
  • Proficiency with any of the following: MATLAB, Python.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.



  • Advanced degree in a related field.
  • Experience with antenna measurements.
  • Experience with antenna design.
  • A current SSBI and Top Secret clearance.


Requisition ID: 26061

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