Senior Principle RF Engineer

5 months ago
ID
2017-26482
USA-AZ-Scottsdale
Required Clearance
Secret, obtainable within 24 months
Category
Engineering-RF
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDC4S Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an immediate opening for a Senior Principal RF Engineer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

 

Do you want to be part of an engineering team supporting the next generation of communication for our warfighters? Do you want to be challenged day-in and day-out? If so, General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is seeking a Senior Principle RF Engineer capable of designing, modeling, and integrating amplifiers, mixers, filters, and other RF/Microwave building blocks at the circuit level.  Designs will include microstrip, stripline, and coplanar structures as well as discrete component and integrated circuits.   The Senior Principle RF Engineer will work under the direction of a technical lead and be part of a design team, working in a lab environment conducting tests and aiding in the integration of the design at the board, module, and higher levels of product integration.   The Senior Principle RF Engineer will be a working member of the overall RF/Systems Engineering team on next generation secure communication products. In this role you will: 

  • Design, model, and integrate amplifiers, mixers, filters, and other RF/Microwave building blocks at the circuit level
  • Integrate RF and baseband functions at the radio level
  • Design documentation and development of test procedures/test reports
  • Conduct tests and aide in the integration of the design at the board, module, and higher levels of product integration
  • Create detailed task plans for design and qualification of RF/Microwave circuits
  • Applicant will work under the direction of a technical lead and be part of a design team experienced in modeling and characterizing board level circuit designs, packaging, antennas, and RF front-ends 

The successful Senior Principle RF Engineer must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a related field, or the equivalent experience and a minimum of 15 years of related experience.  Additional requirements include:

  • 10+ years of design experience with RF/Microwave simulators and test equipment
  • Design experience using microstrip, stripline, and coplanar structures as well as discrete component and integrated circuits 
  • Design experience and proficiency in RF/Microwave design, layout and modeling and simulation design tools.
  • Experience in the design of RF filters, synthesizers, VCOs, power converters, receivers or transmitters 
  • Familiarity with RF/Microwave Tools: Keysite (Agilent) ADS, Genesys™ , CST Microwave Studios, Ansys HFSS, Sonnet EM
  • Familiarity with RF and Microwave test equipment: Network analyzers, power meters, spectrum analyzers
  • Ability to work in a lab environment

 

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a related field, or the equivalent experience and a minimum of 10 years of related experience.  15+ years relevant experience preferred.

Preferred Skills include:

  • Experience in modeling and characterizing board level circuit designs, packaging, antennas, and RF front-ends
  • Design experience includes proficiency in RF/Microwave design, layout and modeling and simulation design tools

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Department of Defense SECRET security clearance preferred with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is desired. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. 

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

 

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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