• Senior RF/Microwave Systems Engineer

    Posted Date 4 months ago(10/22/2019 3:26 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • 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


    Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph is required at time of hire. 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.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an opening for a Senior RF/Microwave Systems Engineer in our Scottsdale, AZ location. 


    This position requires the conception, design, development, and support of space-flight qualified receivers and transmitters. The candidate must be a Senior RF/Microwave Systems Engineer who possesses a strong background in circuit design and analysis. Responsibilities include architecture, detailed design, and performance prediction of low noise receivers and transmitters with high dynamic range, wide bandwidth greater than 500MHz, and are modeled using Agilent ADS, Genesys, or other simulation tools.


    Candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    • Previous hardware design experience for frequencies up to 30GHz required, with preferred millimeter wave experience
    • Deep understanding of mixers, amplifiers, tuners, filters, Microwave/Millimeter-Wave Monolithic Integrated Circuit devices, Multi-Chip Modules, and high frequency packaging
    • Cascade analysis of RF/Microwave modules and systems to predict gain, IP2/IP3, noise, and power
    • Frequency converter spurious analysis for multiple conversion systems
    • Phase noise analysis
    • Application of Analog-to-Digital Converter/Digital-to-Analog Converter devices
    • Experience with Agilent ADS, Genesys or other simulation tools
    • Experience with HFSS, Momentum, or other electromagnetic simulators
    • Experience with MATLAB
    • Experience with worst case analysis, space-flight qualification and design constraints


    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. 


    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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