Analog/RF Principal Engineer
Cobham is seeking a RF/Analog Engineer whose role will design and test various RF and RF related analog architectures. The Engineer must have a strong intuition in basic RF/Analog building block, backed by simulation and circuit analysis. The Engineer provides the circuit designs based on the performance spec, schedule, cost, reliability, and manufacturability requirements. The Engineer collaborate with Thermal, Reliability, Mechanical, Power, and System Engineering teams, contributing in identifying key risk factors and driving requirements for components interfacing with the design.
Design RF Circuits using simulation tools, generate BOM, and identify necessary equipment and components to perform test
Interface with a layout engineer for PCB tape-outTune and troubleshoot RF Circuits to meet spec requirement in self-guided manner.Train and give technical guidance to other engineer.Identify the bottlenecks of the technical progress in early stage and address the issue.Understand & Provide Power supply, thermal, mechanical, & reliability requirement of RF componentsProvide Input power, VSWR, & filtering requirements to System Engineering.Provide FIT against BOM list and evaluate possible failure paths.Assist Product transition from Engineering to Manufacturing, including writing Acceptance Test Procedure (ATP) and assembly of RF Circuits.
B.S. in Electrical Engineering or STEM Degree (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) plus eight (8) years technical research role experience.) Experience RF circuit simulation experience.Experience in RF component testing.Experience with Product transition from Engineering to Manufacturing, including writing Acceptance Test Procedure (ATP) and assembly of Power AmplifierADS/AWR/SPICE circuit simulation experience or equivalentGood oral and written communication skills to interface with key internal and external customers.In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship.
MS degree in Electrical Engineering or PhysicsDesign experience in RF components, such as combiner, filter, switch, mixer, circulator, VCO, Power Amp and antenna.HFSS simulation experienceFive (5) plus years’ experience in design and tuning of High Power Amplifier (>10W)Familiar with thermal consideration in PA designPCB/chip-on-board design, test, and layout experienceMTBF calculation and circuit failure analysis experienceMMIC design and experience in interacting with FoundryGaN, GaAs, InP or LDMOS semiconductor experienceLoad-Pull experienceActive DOD Secret Clearance
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Location/Region: Lansdale, PA (US)