Senior RF Electrical Engineer

Cubic Corporation San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 3 months ago

Business Unit:

Cubic Global Defense

Company Details:

Cubic offers an opportunity to provide innovative technology for government and commercial customers around the globe, helping to solve their future problems today. We're the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide, and the leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in an innovative environment, we want to talk to you about your next role at Cubic! We are seeking employees inspired by technology, and motivated by the rewards of hard work, commitment, teamwork, quality, integrity, and respect. We invite you to explore opportunities with Cubic.

Job Details:

Job Summary:
Performs complex Electrical Engineering duties following designated standards and procedures. Works closely with engineering disciplines. Duties require application of engineering principles and techniques. May supervise subordinate engineering staff and lead design efforts. This job requires strong analytical and technical abilities and demands fast, but carefully thought-out results. This position typically works under limited supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making.

Essential Job Duties and

  • Experience in both RF research and RF product development

  • Design electrical circuits, components and integrated microwave assemblies including computer/mathematical modeling, part, material and process selection and mechanical layout and packaging.

  • Develops circuit, component, subsystem, and equipment interfaces and procurement specifications.

  • Prepares design specifications, analyses and recommendations.

  • Performs circuit interconnection or subsystem prototype assembly.

  • Prepares design and operation objectives, specifications and resource needs.

  • Test, tune, debug and optimize prototype circuits and components to meet specification requirements and manufacturing produce-ability requirements; write test procedures and/or software

  • Supports the interfaces with customers, contractors and marketing vendors.

  • Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

  • Conducts in-house design reviews and technical meetings.

  • Guide technicians on test, tune, debug and optimization of prototype circuits and components.

  • Prepares design proposal to reflect cost, schedule and technical approaches.

  • Monitors project status and progress.

  • Manages budget and schedule for electrical engineering tasks.

  • Keeps abreast of improvements in electronic engineering techniques.

  • Support prototype construction, debug and tests

  • Log, compile and evaluate engineering data

  • Write engineering manuals, procedures and reports

  • Analyze equipment to establish operating data

  • Develop logic flowcharts and block diagrams

  • Experience in SPICE, ADS, HFSS, Altium or similar. Matlab desirable

  • May support on-site installation activities

  • May give work assignments and check work of technicians or design support personnel on a common project

  • May provide technical direction and guidance to Design Engineers, Technicians, or Design Support personnel assigned to work on a common project

Minimum Job Requirements:

Four-year college degree in electronic engineering or science discipline plus a minimum of five years experience or an applicable Master's of Science degree and three years of related experience. Desired experience in designing, developing and testing hardware. Effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to use typical office automation products such as word processors and spreadsheets. Knowledge of customer needs and competing products. Mental ability to perform analytical work. Ability to prioritize work, complete multiple tasks and work under deadlines. Good interpersonal skills. May be required to travel domestically and internationally to include working odd hours, in-line with customer requirements. Strong leadership and control of the work process from beginning to end is necessary.

The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.

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Senior RF Electrical Engineer

Cubic Corporation