Date Posted
16 May 2019

Cobham SATCOM is seeking a Senior Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer, whose areas of expertise include the design, development, verification and testing of RF electronics. This position is located in Concord, California.


Key Responsibilities:

  • RF assembly definition: requirements, functions and features, specification and design objectives of RF assemblies
  • Configuration, Preliminary and Detailed Design of RF assemblies including analysis and simulation of RF performance
  • Oversight and participation in integration, test and qualification of new RF assemblies and upgrades
  • Oversight and creation of subassembly test plans and procedures


Minimum Requirements:

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering +7 years of experience as an RF Engineer (or MSc+5years or PhD+2years)
  • Demonstrated experience in RF circuit design
  • RF/Microwave lab skills with, but not limited to, oscilloscope, multi-meter, spectrum analyzer, network analyzer, digitizer, arbitrary waveform generator, synthesizer, etc.
  • 5+years of experience with Keysight ADS or AWR Microwave Office software
  • Ability to analyze and resolve highly complex technical problems quickly and independently.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Millimeter-wave electronics design and test experience
  • Prior development experience of (Ka or Ku) Band Power amplifiers and/or LNAs
  • Prior development experience of (Ka or Ku) Band Up-converters and/Or Down-converters.
  • Expertise with LabView and Matlab


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