Engineer: Radio Frequency (RF)

Principal RF Engineer


SRC is looking for an experienced RF engineer to be an integral part of our hardware design team, developing state of the art prototype and production systems for defense and intelligence applications.
Responsibilities:

  • Lead and support the design, development, assembly, test, and integration of advanced radar and communication systems
  • Work within a cross functional team environment to include software radar systems, digital, RF, mechanical, and communications systems engineers
  • Perform requirements analysis; architecture trades; specification development; simulation and modeling; schematic capture; and hardware assembly, integration and testing
  • Perform component selection, design and characterization of transmitters, receivers, exciters, antennas, and RF feed networks on the bench and in an anechoic chamber
  • Provide technical guidance to program staff, junior engineers, and technicians
  • Provide leadership support and assist with technology roadmaps and IRAD proposals
  • Support business development with technical and cost proposals
  • Assist with professional and technical growth of the engineering staff
  • Prepare technical white papers, proposals, and customer presentations, and deliver presentations to senior management and our customer community
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering
  • 10+ years of electrical engineering experience
  • Enthusiasm for working with and building RF/microwave hardware in a dynamic team environment
  • Very strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Naturally inquisitive nature for how things work
  • Hands on experience with tools, test equipment, and circuit prototyping and evaluation
  • A detailed working knowledge of electromagnetics, antennas and microwave design
  • Experience characterizing antenna RF radiation patterns in an anechoic chamber lab environment
  • Experience with engineering design software is a plus (Sonnet, HFSS, ADS)
  • Experience coordinating engineering program management (EPM) activities is a plus

  • Location Syracuse, New York
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 10+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements
  • Travel % 10