Pole/Zero Corporation, a division of Microwave Products Group, is looking for talented people to join our organization!
Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations. Our brand names are recognized globally including: BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH. Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products engineered components and subsystems for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.
Design, analyze, document, and verify RF systems, circuits, modules, and systems including power amplifiers, LNAs, oscillators, PLLs, and filters that push the limits of technology and performance.
Analog RF circuit and system design (both schematic and layout)
Integrate necessary analog and digital interfaces or controls
Design for manufacturing, EMI/EMC, reliability and thermal performance
Interface with PCB designers to assure superior RF performance of layouts
Develop performance validation methodology
Validate new designs to characterize total performance to failure
Function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary design team
Debug, test, and validate hardware on the bench - in the lab, manufacturing or on customer premises
Support sales and marketing by driving proposals and articulating product value to customers
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience in RF filter and amplifier design, supporting circuitry, impedance matching, evaluating performance tradeoffs, and analysis
Experience using AWR RF simulation software or similar
Experience in mixed-signal PCB layout and familiarity with PCB design software
Ability to lead teams and perform system trades between modules/functions
Excellent written and verbal skills
Effectively and efficiently communicate with other departments, including manufacturing, planning, engineering and management
Must be as comfortable designing at a desk as testing in the lab
Solve, diagnose and fix problems at all level of design. (schematic, layout, module assembly, system, and production)
Ability to understand software, firmware, and state machines such that new designs can be created and existing designs and process can be evaluated, modified, or fixed
Communicate effectively with internal and external customers in verbal and written formats
Must be awesome
Qualification Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The education and/or experience listed below represents the knowledge, skill or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
BSEE and 5+ years of relevant experience required OR MSEE and 2+ years of relevant experience
Experience with RF modeling and simulation required
Experience with military standards and specifications highly desired
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to stand approximately one hour per day, walk approximately one hour per day, and sit approximately six hours per day required
The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Moderate noise level in the office area
Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment when in restricted manufacturing areas
Normal workdays are bi-weekly Monday through Friday, 8 hour days OR (9) 9 hour days, 80 hour alternate schedule with every other Friday off
Lunch period is one hour per day, unpaid
Occasional domestic and international travel may be required
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.