Radio Frequency Engineer – ($140-160k/year)

By providing a full complement of engineering services aligned to the entire product lifecycle, our client enables companies to accelerate product development and drive more predictability and productivity into their businesses.


Our client provides proven value and predictable results in demanding and regulated markets by employing our core competencies in:

·       Project management

·       Product and System Engineering

·       Core Engineering disciplines

·       Knowledge integration

·       NPD and Sustaining Engineering


What we are looking for:

As an RF Product Design Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertise as part of a multidisciplinary team in the development of communications hardware for the satellite communications industry. You will use your knowledge of radio communications systems, and RF/mixed signal board design to develop, prototype, characterize and transition to production the next generation of our satellite communications products.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


·       You will work with solution architects and product managers to derive product specifications and inform product design architectural decisions.

·       You’ll be responsible for systems engineering, PCB/PCA circuit design, development, and embedded system design.

·       Your technical responsibilities also include developing and executing our product characterization testing and production integration planning. 

·       When production issues or field failures occur, you will be involved in root cause and corrective action.




·       Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Physics. Preferred technical degree. May consider equivalent experience in lieu of degree.




·       Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Physics. Preferred technical degree. May consider equivalent experience in lieu of degree.

·       Strong theoretical knowledge of radio communications systems including software defined radios, RF transceiver architectures, RF to digital interfaces such as ADCs, DACs, and clocking architectures

·       Experience with mixed signal PCB designs that include a mix of RF/microwave circuits, FPGAs, DDR memory, and high-speed serial interfaces

·       Experience with RF component selection and design with surface mount parts including amplifiers, filters, clock synthesizer ICs, SoCs, and mixers

·       Experience in design for manufacture, reliability, sustainment, and product lifecycle

·       Desire and ability to provide technical leadership and mentorship to more junior engineers

·       Prior experience working with a cross functional hardware design team

·       Experience with troubleshooting RF performance

·       Effective communication and presentation skills.

·       U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.


Desired skills

·       Experience with signal integrity and EM solver tools such as Hyperlynx, SiPro, Ansys

·       Experience with RF design and EDA tools such as Keysight ADS, GENESYS, or Cadence Microwave Office

·       Experience in satellite or wireless communications

·       Experience with low voltage power supply circuits and design

·       Prior experience with supply chain and vendor management

·       Current Security Clearance

·       Advanced degrees in related fields of study


Terms: Direct Hire

Pay: $140-160,000/year

Location: Colorado Springs or Westminster, CO