Sr. Elecrical RF Design engineer II - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-30
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Aberdeen
Maryland
United States

"This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons"

The Electrical Engineering Department at Aberdeen Proving Ground supports the military Air Traffic Management product line. The department designs and tests all types of analog/RF electronic hardware including receivers, power amplifiers, synthesizers, power supplies, as well as the subsystems that integrate these components with antennas, RF feeds, and mechanical assemblies. The designs satisfy rigorous specification requirements of Government programs, including the Navy, Army, and Air Force. The Department also performs trade studies and product selection for commercially available components.


Design, test, and integrate analog and RF /Microwave components & sub-systems from DC to 3 GHz. Examples include, receivers, solid state power amplifiers, LNAs, filters, RF switches, frequency synthesizers, and frequency sources. Modernize existing designs to eliminate obsolete components and improve performance. Design efforts include developing RF circuits and modules using stripline and microstrip circuits, as well as development of analog and power control circuitry. The design process includes circuit simulation and validation of design models using tools such as SPICE and the Agilent Advanced Design System (ADS). Duties also include transition to production of new designs, and support of RF designs currently in production.


Required Skills:

* 6 + years in relevant experience in RF / Microwave and analog circuit design
*Experience with RF CAD tools such as Agilent ADS, Genesis, Microwave Office, SPICE
*Experience in RF Subsystems and a working understanding of architecture, design, and integration processes.
*Understand system issues associated with RF design such as noise figure, IP3, etc.
*Expert proficiency with common RF test equipment such as Network & Spectrum Analyzers, Signal & Pulse Generators, and Oscilloscopes
* Eligibility to receive a security clearance
* Ability to support occasional travel
*U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills:
* Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, concentration in RF/Microwave field
* Experience in Solid State RF Power Amplifier Design
* Experience with LabView or LabWindows

Educational Requirements:
* Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

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