Senior Antenna (Phased Arrays) RF Design Engineer

Boulder, CO 80301

Posted: 05/23/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 12831

Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and staffing firm, is seeking an experienced Antenna (Phased Arrays) RF Engineer to join its client' s team in Boulder, Colorado for a full time, permanent opportunity.  This is an excellent work environment with competitive  compensation and benefits package + retirement

Senior Antenna (Phased Arrays) RF Design Engineer

This senior position will have phased array antennas and RF design engineering as its area of specialization.

Responsibilities:
  • Phased array antenna and antenna-related RF component design and development along with new business support; typically supporting more than one program at a time.
  • Antenna requirement evaluation, initial concept trade-off and development, in-house and customer presentations, travel, and technical proposal writing and cost/schedule estimating.
  • Be responsible for the hands-on design and realization of phased array antennas, RF circuits, and components.
  • Design RF circuit architecture to control and support radiating elements for overall phased array performance.
  • Investigate new technologies and applications for phased array antennas.
  • Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Mentor and guide more junior engineers and technicians in the design, build, and test phases of projects and programs.
  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role.
  • Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.
  • Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Interface effectively with people at all levels and from diverse areas, seek out responsibilities and opportunities to contribute, regularly meets with customers, provide leadership to groups and teams and guidance to less experienced employees.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units, and the rest of the company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.

Requirements:
  • BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or a related technical field is required, plus 8 or more years of related experience.
  • In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered.
  • Requires full competency in core RF engineering and antenna theory and skills and potentially stronger specialization in phased array concepts and technologies (RADAR, high data rate communications, etc.).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Makes presentations and may lead group discussions.
  • Experience and skills to effectively contribute to successful producibility of designs and to cost, budget, and schedule control.
  • Experience with design of phased array antennas and RF components (radiating elements, radomes, power dividers, couplers, transitions, multi-layer board designs, etc.).
  • Analytical design experience using software and simulation tools such as AWR Microwave Office/Agilent ADS, CST, FEKO, HFSS, and SENTRI.
  • Experience and proficiency in programming, data manipulation, and data visualization in MATLAB.
  • Must be able to create effective test plans; schedule and execute measurements at internal and external facilities; perform measurement analysis and troubleshooting;
  • Demonstrated ability to apply significant technical expertise in RF engineering and to leverage knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Current security clearance is preferred but not required.

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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