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Senior Lead Antenna and RF/Microwave Design & Analysis Engineer


Ready to take the next step in your career? Want to work for a prominent aerospace and defense company known for its significant contributions to national security and technology advancements.? PDS Tech is looking for a Senior Lead Antenna and RF/Microwave Design & Analysis Engineer for an open position in Huntsville, AL.

·         Job Title:  Senior Lead Antenna and RF/Microwave Design & Analysis Engineer

·         Job Type: Full-time (12-Month Contract)

·         Schedule: 1st Shift (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

·         Location: Huntsville, AL. (Onsite)

·         Pay Rate: $103.22 per hour

·         Opportunity for Full-Time Employment.

·         Active DOD Secret Clearance

Job Description:

As a Senior Lead Antenna and RF/Microwave Design & Analysis Engineer, you will support radar design efforts spanning antenna/receiver/transmitter/exciter system architecture development; system requirements generation/flow down; system design/analysis; schematic design/layout; and system performance verification including range and lab testing. You will ideally have experience designing phased array antennas; RFIC/MMIC and analog circuit blocks such as power amplifiers, switches, low-noise amplifiers, phase shifters, and attenuators; or high-performance millimeter wave GaAs or GaN MMIC power amplifiers with simultaneous power, bandwidth, efficiency, and linearity requirements.

Position Duties:

• Develop and validate requirements for various designs and components
• Identify architectures to integrate systems and components into higher level systems
• Propose strategic design solutions and perform trade studies, modeling, simulation and other forms of analysis to predict component, interconnects and system performance and to optimize design around established requirements
• Create detailed designs (and/or lead suppliers design) of RF circuits, components, or sub-systems.
• Define and conducts tests to validate performance of designs to requirements
• Manage appropriate aspects of supplier and partner performance to ensure compliance to requirements
• Provide support to products throughout their lifecycle by developing root-cause analysis of anomalies and other engineering support for continuous improvement efforts as requested
• Support project management by providing work statement, budget, schedule and other required inputs and by reporting project status
• You will also provide input and oversight to internal and external development programs
• Demonstrate proficiency of one or more analysis tools, such as Ansys HFSS and TICRA Antenna Analysis tools
• Effectively communicate with both internal and external customers
• This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.
• This position requires an active US DoD Secret (or higher) Security Clearance.

Required Skills:

• Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or chemistry
• 10+ years of experience in the field of RF/Microwave electronics design and test
• An active US DoD Secret (or higher) Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 12+ years of experience with engineering concepts, processes, and methods
• 3+ years of experience in system engineering, including system architecture, requirements, and interface development and allocation, verification, and validation
• 5+ years of experience providing technical oversight of RF/microwave system or component suppliers
• Full product life-cycle engineering experience: i.e., conceptualization, design/development, test/verification, production/continuous improvement, and sustainment
• 5+ years of experience with mentoring early-careers and less-experienced engineers.


If you are ready to take your career to new heights - this role is for you! The next step in your career is just a click away.

Pay Details: $103.22 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

Job Number: US_EN_33_022202_2174763
Job Location: Huntsville, AL
Rate: 103.22
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: indef
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 10/18/2023
Last Updated: 11/29/2023
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Website: Go To PDS Tech Commercial Website

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