RF Engineer


Our client is on a mission to define and deliver the future of mission-critical electronics. For nearly 45 years, they have owned a culture of success and employee empowerment that has enabled talented individuals to create cutting-edge solutions for Aerospace and Defense customers. They are widely known as an organization that Chief Engineers and Program Managers come to when they need to solve their unique RF/MW challenges.

As the company continues to expand its efforts, they are looking for an Embedded Hardware Design Engineer with analog, RF and digital design experience for commercial, scientific, aeronautic, military and space products. In this role, you will get to work with other engineering, manufacturing and quality disciplines as part of an engineering organization providing support with test sets, design tools, methods and approaches. This opportunity also allows you to participate in product development, engineering process improvement and working with customers on proposal preparation and integration issues.

What’s in it for YOU? 

  • Competitive base salary and annual bonuses with flexible work schedules and a great PTO plan for first-year employees. 
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance, as well as HSA match, basic and supplemental life insurance, disability and 401(k) with competitive percentage match.
  • This company treats its employees as family and a majority of the team here has an outstanding tenure! This opportunity offers stability and growth. 
  • Every month they do something cool and employee events are a major plus here! They have exciting happenings like half-day Fridays, Happy Hours, Game Days, Chili Cook-offs, Friendsgiving, Halloween parties, etc.
  • Work for a very recognized name in the electronics industry that allows for acknowledgment, awards, and opportunities for employees to get their name out there in publications all around the world, as our client is well known in its space. 
  • Make history creating out of this world products!

What YOU get to DO at this growing company:

  • Understand hard/software mixed signal circuit designs and their interactions. 
  • Hands-on experience with emulators and processor controls.
  • Develop, verify, release and implement logic blocks and FPGA/CPLD designs.
  • Develop and implement embedded firmware on ARM Cortex microcontrollers. 
  • Sound understanding of object-oriented design and programming.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.
  • Produce test and validation procedures and documentation. 
  • Develop test software for Wenzel products using C/C++ or other as appropriate. 
  • Support development activities as assigned. Properly document electrical designs and test methods. 
  • Conduct and participate in design specification reviews and code reviews.  
  • Establish and maintain thorough and accurate engineering logbooks, data sets, test procedures. 
  • Adhere to formal documentation practices required for products. 
  • Identify quality problems and engage in root cause analysis to prevent future occurrences.
  • Understand communications protocols and physical interfaces used in customer equipment. 
  • Develop software test interfaces for customer equipment and perform electronic circuit and system design and analysis pertaining to frequency generation and control.
  • Work with customers to define and clarify system requirements.
  • Train operators in the use of custom test equipment and act in a mentor capacity to help direct activities of technicians, if required.
  • Responsible for the design, development, evaluation, and integration of embedded systems programming. 
  • Be able to perform system modeling, simulation, and analysis and prepare software documentation, test procedures, instruction manuals, and related information.

What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role:

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent resident.
  • Bachelor’s degree in EE or Computer Science.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Software/Firmware Test Development.
  • Ability to design and simulation of digital logic systems. 
  • Experience in debug and analysis of complex logic circuits.
  • Embedded processor and FPGA experience.
  • Analog design skills: Experience with low-noise linear and RF design.
  • Skill with PWB layout, packaging, etc. a plus.
  • Software: VHDL programming for FPGA’s and specific experience with Xilinx, Lattice and Actel FPGA’s a plus.
  • Experience with C, C++, and Assembler languages as well as MSP430, Atmel, Microchip, or similar family of processors.
  • Knowledge of National Instruments LabVIEW GOOP programming and Actor Framework a plus.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, OrCAD, PSpice, design tools for simulation of analog/digital circuits.
  • Familiarity with test equipment such as scopes, analyzers.
  • Sound understanding of object-oriented design and programming.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.
  • Good organizational and presentation skills.

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