The most important thing we build is trust

US-California-San Jose
Date Posted
27 Jul 2017

Job Description:

Cobham is seeking a Senior Engineer to develop innovative solutions to demanding microwave subsystem requirements for the defense industry.  These requirements encompass a wide range of considerations including electrical performance, reliability, manufacturability, Size, Weight and Power (SWAP) and cost.  The desired solutions would provide significant improvement over many of these requirement areas while ideally being applicable to multiple sub-systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with design engineering, business development and company management to determine key technical problems that require solutions that will further the company’s technology and product offerings
  • Support the development  technology roadmaps and plans to provide technology solutions that the meets the company’s needs
  • Execute R&D plans requiring the design or RF and microwave circuits as well as manage the build and test proof of concept hardware to demonstrates innovative technology solutions
  • Present status and results of R&D efforts to internal and external customers
  • Aid in communicating technology plans and solutions to internal and external customers
  • Support proposal efforts for R&D and development contracts

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years design experience developing microwave subsystems such as frequency converters, synthesizers, transceivers and datalinks
  • Skilled using circuit and EM simulation tools including Keysight ADS, AWR Microwave Office and ANSYS HFSS
  • Experience with Windows based Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong oral and written communication skills for effective interface with engineers, management, suppliers, and customers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • RF and microwave converter design experience
  • Published IEEE journal articles
  • Experience working with government labs
  • Experience with Windows based Microsoft Office suite

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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US-California-San Jose
Microelectronic Solutions
June Layng
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