Sr. Satellite Antenna Design Engineer – Wood, NC

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Title: Sr. Satellite Antenna Design Engineer

Position ID: 3208

Location: Wood, NC USA

Salary: $USD90000.00 – USD120000.00

Clearance: US Citizen

We are now hiring a Sr. level Reflector and satellite Antenna design engineer. Our ideal candidate would have highly developed Design Engineering skills with a strong detail oriented technical background in design and testing of antenna systems including electro-mechanical systems, the ability to coordinate and assume ownership of multiple projects, proven capabilities in creating robust product designs, a passion for continuous improvement in both process and product, and a high level of energy.

This person must be versatile and will be expected to conceptualize new products from a communication system perspective, develop, and direct new product design.

This person is expected to provide a full range of engineering skills spanning Systems, Electrical, Mechanical and Industrial Design disciplines in the development of these products.

  • A Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineer from an ET accredited Engineering university, couple with Five years of Antenna Design experience, preferably in Satellite Communications A Master’s Degree is preferred.

About us:

We are a high tech growing technology company specializing in antenna systems and other products for commercial and government satellite communications applications.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior Antenna Engineer reports to the CTO and performs the following tasks:

  • Design new Microwave waveguide feed components
  • Design new reflector antennas
  • Design new Printed circuit phased array antennas
  • Design waveguide phased array antennas
  • Phased array feed networks and active beam forming microwave PCB design
  • Antenna control electronics for electronically or mechanically steered antennas
  • Other SatCom terminal active RF electronics including frequency converters, mixers, and local oscillators
  • Development of job proposals – design and ROM cost estimates
  • Customer Specification review and analysis – compliance assessments
  • Perform Link analysis, Antenna and Control system performance evaluation
  • Project Management – schedule, cost and performance objectives
  • Generation of engineering BOMs, drawings, specifications, diagrams
  • Testing of Antenna Systems – test procedures, test reports
  • Fabrication and evaluation of prototypes
  • Vendor liaison
  • Manufacturing and service technical support
  • Customer technical interface – design reviews, presentations
  • Be innovative and iterate rapidly and appropriately a design challenge while addressing all aspects including electrical, mechanical and structural issues, user friendliness and ease of use, ability to manufacture economically, and appearance and unique imprint

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing development and production projects
  • Strong computer and analytical skills and have proficiency in one or more of the following: HFSS, CST, TICRA GRASP, TICRA CHAMP, MATLAB, LabVIEW, ORCAD, Altium
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Satellite Antenna Systems
  • Reflector Antennas
  • Phased Array Antennas
  • Servo Control Systems
  • RF and Microwave Component Design
  • Electrical Circuit Design
  • Product Design
  • Machine Design
  • Software Development
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Able to work as member of a Team
  • Willing to take ownership along with risk
  • Able to be a Product Champion
  • Creative
  • Management potential
  • Self starter
  • Committed to life long learning and self improvement

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No direct supervisory responsibilities are envisioned initially; however, the Sr. engineer must possess the demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, negotiate with and delegate to our personnel and supplier partners.

Travel:

Minimal domestic and international, as required, for supporting program and business development activities.

Must be a US Citizen residing in the USA

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