A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers
challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you
looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to
offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for
a company that values a friendly work environment and that values
YOU? Then look no further!! Consider Cobham.
We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a
technologically advanced electronics company employing more than
3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide.
We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to
the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense,
aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.
Cobham is seeking a RF Technician
to work at our San Jose,
CA facility. The RF Technician’s responsibilities are focused in the
area of microwave circuit alignment and test and subsystems test to
meet shipping schedules. The RF Technician will support production
activities within a group concentrating on advanced microwave
subsystems for applications including missile front ends, radar
receivers, wideband tuners and synthesized sources. Duties include
RF circuit alignment, circuit card testing and troubleshooting,
subsystem product alignment and testing, collecting and documenting
test data and providing feedback to manufacturing engineers on
10% differential for 2nd shift.
- Work in a production environment to perform testing and
troubleshooting of microwave subsystems and circuit card
assemblies and carefully review data for compliance.
- Work in a production environment to perform RF tuning,
troubleshooting and testing on multi-function thin film
microwave integrated circuits (MICs) and carefully review data
- Carefully follow production documentation and processes,
including keeping detailed records of testing and rework
- Actively participate in daily production meetings and
regularly interface with manufacturing engineers.
- Associates Degree in Electronics, trade school or technical
education and 3+ years experience OR, 5+ years work
experience in lieu of an Associate Degree or trade school or
- Familiarity with microwave test equipment including:
network/spectrum analyzers, signal generators, power supplies,
power meters and DVMs
- Good manual dexterity and experience/willingness to work using
a microscope and small hand-tools.
- Good written and verbal skills and ability to carefully follow
- Computer skills are required for this position including: file
manipulation, file organization, accessing and launching various
programs, and basic Microsoft Excel.
- US Citizenship required along with the ability to obtain and
maintain Secret Clearance.
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of
Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global
leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the
insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective
future. Innovators like you!
If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we
encourage you to apply. We are unable to sponsor work
visas. U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a
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
The EEO is the Law poster is available here
and the poster supplement is available here
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with
and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability for any part of the employment process, please send an
e-mail to CAEScareer@cobham.com or call (703) 842-2971 and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.