Microwave Filter Technician

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Mountain View, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The technician is responsible for the tuning and testing of RF and microwave lumped element and cavity filters as well as filter based sub-assembly products operating in the 10 MHz to 40GHz frequency range. The technician is responsible for both the performance of the product and the completion of all documentation to comply with the Teledyne Quality system. The technician will work with design engineering to transfer new products to production, submit change orders as needed, and troubleshoot the most challenging filter products. This role will also provide technical guidance to junior technicians.


The candidate must have at least 10 years of experience working on RF/microwave filter products for military and aerospace applications. Direct, hands-on experience tuning and testing filters (e.g. lumped element, combline, interdigital, multiplexers and switched filter banks) in both engineering and production environments is needed.  Candidate will be highly familiar with all common microwave test equipment and be capable of creating a measurement set-up for any of several measurements including, but not limited to, Insertion Loss, Return Loss, Band rejection, two tone measurements, phase noise. Must be able to read a schematic and have advanced knowledge of the principles of electronics and troubleshooting techniques. Most of the work is performed under a microscope using special handmade tools and probes. Good hand and eye coordination is critical. AA degree, equivalent military training, or equivalent is required. The technician must have excellent communication skills and be able to follow written processes and procedures.  U.S. citizen and able to obtain Secret level clearance.


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