The Sr. RF/Microwave Design Engineer will design and evaluate active RF components, sub-systems, and integrated microwave assemblies using chip and wire, PWB SMT, as well as advanced packaging techniques for military and space applications. The ideal candidate will lead the design in this technology. Must be eligible to work on defense and other programs subject to ITAR regulations. Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card); Ability to obtain security clearance.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design and evaluate components and lay-out design using available tools
Prepare and present documents for program design reviews: Circuit designs and tolerance analysis, correlation of simulations and test results, top level system performance analysis, design risk assessment and mitigation plans
Work independently or lead an engineering team to meet project schedules
Full technical design and development responsibility for complex microwave assemblies
Mentor RF engineering interns, entry level engineers and less experienced RF designers
Review artwork before designs are built
Work with interns, test engineering, and engineering technicians on specific program tasks including test procedures development, test station development and data reduction software
Evaluate data related to test results and work with the team to implement changes to meet requirements
Interface with customers, business development engineers, product management, internal design staff, and other team members to actively support quality and customer satisfaction
Provide support from initial concept through production on assigned projects
Create and submit reports to Engineering on component evaluations
Perform all other related duties as assigned
A strong understanding and interest of microwave theory
Practical microwave design experience and test of RF/Microwave components or subsystems in the frequency range of 1-40 GHz
Ability to design experiments analyze the data and conduct structured problem solving
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills to document technical specifications and prepare application notes
Experience using advance design tools required: 3d electromagnetic simulation- Ansoft HFSS or equivalent, Linear and non-linear design- Ansoft Designer or equivalent, CAD Software-AutoCAD or equivalent, Matlab and/or Excel Visual Basic or equivalent level programming languages
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Strong time management skills
Actively pursues opportunities to expand job-related knowledge
Able to juggle multiple tasks and make quality decisions without negative impact on others
Executes on program plans and priorities, identifies obstacles and issues and communicates to achieve resolution for assigned tasks
Works well with a cross-functional team to achieve desired results
Must have the ability to effectively convey pertinent information verbally and in writing to others in a constructive manner
Ability to act as a technical lead and mentor on military and space projects
Resolves routine issues and escalates other issues to the appropriate individual in a timely manner
Well versed in the design trade-offs of various architectures and implementation methods
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree and Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering EM or RF microwave systems concentration.
Experience for Active Design Area: 7+ years of designing active RF circuits, mixers, switches, RF amplifiers, oscillators, detectors, filters, and other building blocks for military radar and EW applications.
Experience for Passive Design Area: 7+ years relevant experience in design and test of RF/Microwave components or subsystems is required; military and/or space industry experience preferred.
Must comply with TTM Export Control Policies and Procedures and all applicable laws including ITAR, EAR and OFAC including but not limited to: a) being able to identify ITAR product on the manufacturing floor and understand that access to these products and related technical data is restricted to only US Citizens and US Permanent Residents; b) recognition of Foreign Person visitors by badge differentiation; c) understand and follow authorization procedures for bringing foreign visitors into facilities (VAL); d) understand the Export and ITAR requirements for shipments leaving the US; e) manage vendor approvals for ITAR manufacturing and services.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.