RF Design Engineer

Job Description
The BAE Systems, Inc. Electronic Combat Solutions business area is seeking an RF Hardware Design Engineer to join our Hardware Engineering team.

At BAE Systems, we deliver a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. If you are an individual that enjoys a cohesive team environment and is interested in a variety of challenges across a variety of products, then we are interested in hearing from you!

We are looking for individuals who seeking to work in a fast paced environment with multi-functional teams. The candidate will provide electrical engineering support to an engineering development team, requirement decomposition, module/unit/subsystem design efforts, and design verification testing of complex RF and mixed-signal assemblies and modules. The role will also include support of first unit testing and transition to production tasks

BAE Systems offers competitive pay, benefits, and important work-life balance initiatives including every other Friday Off, Flextime, and Telecommuting. BAE also believes in a culture of recognition for the extraordinary contributions of our skilled employees.

Typical Education & Experience

Required Skills and Education
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status

  • Candidates should have 2 years of RF/Microwave design experience within the frequency range of 50 MHz to 40 GHz. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to contribute to or lead the design of an RF Module, and be able to debug and test complex RF and Microwave Assemblies/sub-systems.
  • RF path cascade analysis, experience with non-linear analysis is preferred
  • RF/Microwave system, module and circuit design and development
  • Working knowledge of active and passive RF/Microwave component designs
  • Support of test and troubleshooting of systems, modules and/or sub-assemblies, working directly with program engineering personnel as required
  • Generate and review the technical content of test procedures, drawings, engineering specifications, reports, Engineering Change Orders, and other documentation
  • Experience with microwave testing using Vector Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Synthesizers, Power Meters, etc.
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Ability to contribute to a RF/Microwave design team including scheduling, budgeting, participating in design reviews, supporting build, design qualification and system integration.
  • Generate and implement improvements in product and test design and methodologies to reduce cost, increase yield, and improve throughput
  • Mentor peers and more junior engineers in areas of expertise
  • Interface with Engineering, Operations, Quality and other supporting functions to drive defect resolution to root cause
  • Presenting technical information to program teams and/or customers
  • Design and analysis of microwave systems and circuits using Agilent Advanced Design Suite (ADS) and Genesys
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

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