The RF Engineer plays an essential role in the process of understanding customer needs, translating them into requirements and formulating affordable solutions. The RF Engineer's activity is directed to the customer by the Marketing and Sales organizations.
This position works closely with the customer and engineering staff to provide a solution with the best value for the customer. The RF Engineer needs to have a wide array of technical skills and be able to work independently.
The successful candidate will be required to coordinate multi-disciplined teams in a consolidated effort to successfully support systems for microwave measurement of various test items such as antennas and radomes for radar, communications, satellite data transfer and other applications.
Ability to analyze diverse requirements in RF/Microwave measurements with a good understanding of mechanical systems
Support customer test/production facilities on regularly scheduled or as-required basis
Strong analytical skills to understand complex technical systems and problem solve
Significant experience with customer interaction and systems design and/or analysis
Strong background in RF systems such as radar, satellite, or telecom
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to team with many departments to develop solutions for the customer consistent with NSI-MI's business goals
RF system design, specification development and interpretation, microwave communications
This position may require approximately 50% domestic and international travel
Familiarity with microwave antenna design and measurement
Hands-on experience with a variety of antenna test ranges and knowledge of mechanical positioning systems
Troubleshooting system level electronic systems
Robotics, Motion Control Systems
Performing bench level measurements of RF Active and Passive Components such as: LNA, Amplifiers, Couplers, Power Dividers, Limiters, Mixers, Frequency Multipliers, Diplexers, and Filters
Experience with test equipment: spectrum analyzer, RF power meter, VNA, oscilloscope