Job: RF Engineer

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Melville, NY

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Responsible for solving complex engineering problems in support of developing high-power solid-state RF amplifiers. Involves the analysis, research, design, development, fabrication, and hands-on testing of high-power RF amplifier circuits, modules, and/or systems.

· Performs design of active and/or passive high power RF microwave components and circuits operating up to 18 GHz and above; wideband CW operation and/or high peak power pulsed operation.

· Constructs models, simulates, and optimizes new conceptual RF circuits and supporting analog circuits.

· Performs RF amplifier device selection and lineup budget analysis calculations to predict operating points and performance.

· Constructs RF test setups and evaluates, tests, tunes, and modifies circuits to meet specifications; documents and analyzes the results.

· Provides technical assistance and coordinates with other team members to support product development, manufacturing, and transitioning new designs to production.

· Assists in preparation of bids and proposals.

· May have occasional travel duties to include customer design reviews and participation in field testing.


· Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or equivalent.

· 4+ years of experience in RF microwave design and development.

· 8+ years of experience in RF microwave design and development for senior level position.

· Proficiency generating schematics, PCB layout, and hands-on experience evaluating, testing, tuning, and modifying circuits to meet specifications.

· Proficiency using Computer Aided Design (CAD) and simulation software.

· Proficiency using Microsoft Office.

· Proficiency using test equipment such as network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, power meters, oscilloscopes.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience writing technical documents.

Preferred Qualifications:

· High power solid-state amplifier design and hands-on experience with both packaged surface mount components and bare die.

· Experience with ADS, HFSS, AutoCAD, and PADS is a plus.

· Familiarity with EMI/EMC testing per MIL-STD-461 is a plus.

· Experience with circuits operating up to 40 GHz is a plus.

· Ability to obtain Secret Security Clearance

  • Contract Specialties Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Job ID: 18552


Engineer, Northeast, RF/Engineering