RF / Wireless Engineer Embedded Antenna

Confidential Company  •  Baltimore, MD and Hunt Valley, MD

8 - 10 years experience  •  Aerospace / Defense

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17 by James Cobon
Baltimore, MD
8 - 10 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17 by James Cobon

The company is seeking a self-motivated RF electrical engineer to join our embedded systems development team to deliver mission critical solutions for a variety of customers at our Columbia, MD location. 

This position will focus primarily on the development of custom antennas but design skills in other areas such as analog/RFcircuitry and power supplies is a plus.

 This role will include significant interaction with internal management and external customers to develop new technologies and grow the business. 

Responsibilities Include:

Perform custom antenna design work involving embedded systems.  

  • Work closely with otherRF and mechanical engineers to meet very challenging antenna packaging and performance requirements.  
  • Perform RF/analogcircuit design in support of antenna systems.  
  • Develop methods for modifying systems to include new capabilities.  
  • Perform schematic capture work in support of PCB designs.  
  • Mentor junior engineers to improve technical capabilities.  
  • Assist in providing direction for future product development efforts. 

Required: 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in antenna design. (Preferably with smaller embedded antennas.)  
  • Antenna simulation experience using HFSS or CST.  
  • Experience with antenna matching networks using ADS.  
  • Experience in testing antennas in an anechoic chamber and/or mode-stirred chamber.  
  • Experience with lab test equipment such as network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, signal generators.  
  • Experience with RF circuit design is desired but not required.  
  • Experience with analog, RF, and power supply design is considered a plus.  
  • Minimum overall experience of 10 years (8years with Master’s degree.)  
  • Bachelor of Science degree (or higher) in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or related field.  
  • Must have at least a Secret Level security clearance.  
  • Must meet stringent customer driven security screening requirements.

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]

RF 

Wireless 

Antennas 

Design experience 

Embedded systems 

HFSS or CST 

Security Clearance Required: Yes

Visa Candidate Considered: No

COMPENSATION

Full-time Benefits - Full 

Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate 

Commission Compensation - No 

Bonus Eligible - No 

Overtime Eligible - No 

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes 

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