The new hire's primary activity will be to both participate in and to lead technical teams in the design, test, and manufacture of antenna systems. The applicant must be able to work independently with minimal technical direction. The applicant will define the technical approach and details of the designs he/she is responsible for. The new hire will supervise both peers and more junior employees, and will seek out domain expertise as needed for the success of his/her project. The applicant will be responsible for all aspects of testing within his/her area of expertise and may be responsible for support to production. The new hire will present to customers and provide major inputs to proposals.
A good understanding of the fundamental trades within the entire antenna sub system is required. This includes the aperture domain as well as the RF electronics. Experience with link budget analysis and propagation modelling are required to properly size the components within the antenna sub system relative to platform and channel constraints. An understanding of transceiver cascade analysis and signal processing is desired to support the interface between the antenna sub system and the transceiver.
The new hire should have experience with requirements flow down as well as traceability within the larger system.
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
B.S. in Electrical Engineering. M.S. strongly preferred.
Hands-on lab experience
Preferred Skills and Education
RF Systems Engineering
Link Budget Analysis
Experience with HFSS, CST or FEKO
SINCGARS experience a plus
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