RF Hardware Design Engineer - (RAP00005R)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Maryland-Severn-20356-SEV1
  • Jul 14, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Do you have a passion for RF hardware design? What about Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) special projects? Sound interesting? If so, then Jacobs has a great opportunity for you as an RF Hardware Design Engineer.
This opportunity is i n our Engineering Development and Special Projects (EDSP) group . EDSP is a rapidly growing business within the Rapid Solutions business unit of Jacobs. This division has a small company atmosphere where you can solve challenging problems, expand your abilities, and advance your career.
In this role, you will design, develop, test, and evaluate RF, microwave, and analog hardware solutions for existing and upcoming products and see the process from concept through production and test. You will be part of a team that develops specialized RF Systems and communications products for government, military, and commercial customers..
-Design at the schematic level, working closely with CAD designers in the development of layouts.
-Select components to satisfy requirements for RF/Microwave/Analog circuits.
-Utilize development boards , breadboards, analysis, and simulations to develop designs.
-Work closely with software, mechanical, and senior RF engineers to develop overall product.
-Design circuits at the schematic level.
-Work closely with CAD designers to produce board layouts.
-Test circuit boards to prove they function as expected, debug as required.
-Assist in the development of production-level tests and participate in testing.
-Document results of testing.
-Support transition to production.
-Participate in product design reviews.
-A current TS/SCI security clearance.
-7+ years’ experience in RF/Microwave/Analog circuit board development.
-Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field.
-Ability to setup and operate RF test equipment such as Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzers, etc.
-Ability to generate schematics.
-Ability to read and understand datasheets for RF and Analog components.
-Ability to work in a dynamic environment with cross-functional teams.
-Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously.
-Effective time management and prioritization skills.
-Excellent communication and documentation skills.
-Experience with CAD programs such as Microwave Office, ADS, HFSS, CST.
-Experience with Allegro, OrCAD, and/or Altium Designer.
-Ability to solder/modify miniature SMT components for development purposes.
-Experience in design of RF and Microwave circuits such as amplifiers, filters, and synthesizers.
-Experience in design of power supply circuits using DC-DC converters and linear regulators.
-Experience with rechargeable batteries, battery chargers, and protection circuits.
-Experience in low power design.
-Experience with antenna analysis and design.
-Knowledge of modern communication system architectures and modulation techniques.

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Primary Location

: United States-Maryland-Severn-20356-SEV1

Job Posting

: Jul 13, 2020, 5:23:57 PM


: Aerospace



Job Type

: Standard
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

7763 Old Telegraph Road Building A
 Severn 21144
Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities