Job Listing Description

Hardware Engineer

Hardware Engineer

Location: Driftwood, TX

12+ month contract

The primary responsibility of this engineer is the design and development of high-performance RF and microwave products. As a HW Engineer, you will be an integral part of a project team responsible for designing and developing a product from concept to release.

In addition to solid hardware engineering practices, you will be expected to be familiar with a wide variety of sophisticated test equipment, define and execute comprehensive test plans to debug and validate the performance of complicated circuits and modules, as well as develop and implement sophisticated calibration algorithms.

You will also be directly involved in setting specifications and transitioning the product from engineering to production. In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop and to implement automated test platforms, integrating both hardware and software, which are consistent with a high-mix, low-volume, high-tech, and high-quality operation.

Job Responsibilities

Specify, design, and implement complex hardware modules and sub-systems

Design and implement automated test solutions for microwave and RF Products.

Identify and resolve technical problems that often occur during development of new products.

Define and implement project plans, manage milestones, and hold required reviews to assure test system readiness for product release.

Integrate hardware and software to fully support new RF products under development.

Utilize programming skills to develop automated test using LabVIEW

Design measurement algorithms for RF products.

Review and approve product specifications and customer user documentation for the product.


B. S. or M.S. in electrical engineering, electronics engineering.

Good understanding of computers and LabVIEW

Passion for learning about and working with test and measurement industry technologies

Strong work ethic and drive to succeed

Preferred skills:

Strong understanding of RF systems, RF measurements, electronics, computers, and high-level programming languages (LabVIEW, TestStand, C/C++, Python)

Familiarity with S-parameter measurements, power accuracy, and digital modulation standards

Knowledgeable about gain, compression, and intermodulation measurements

Sources of measurement errors

Appropriate selection of RF and microwave instrumentation

Statistical analysis of data

Experience with using RF/Microwave Test Instrumentation like Oscilloscope, DMM, Signal Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzers and Power Meters.

Demonstrate ability to:

Work effectively in a group development environment

Effectively diagnose technical issues and propose reasonable solutions

Problem-solve effectively - diagnose technical issues and propose reasonable solutions

Take ownership of goals, project schedules, and milestones

Listen attentively and grasp fast-paced technical conversation

Quickly learn applicable technology, systems and commercial off the shelf components

Adequate knowledge of reading schematics and data sheets for components

Strong documentation and writing skills


Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is proud to provide an equal opportunity workplace and be an affirmative action employer. Consider Butler because we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We recognize that we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and the communities where we are located. Employment with Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is governed on the basis of qualifications and competence without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
Job Number: 57826
Job Location: Driftwood, TX
Rate: DOE
Per Diem: Possible
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 12+ months
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 11/14/2020
Attention: Laura Leszek

City, State: SHELTON, CT 06484
Phone: 203/926-2705
Fax Phone: 203/926-0082

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