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RF ENGINEER

Malibu, CA, USA Req #316
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Contribute technical expertise and work within a focused team that designs, fabricates, integrates and tests RF and electromagnetic components and subsystems at frequencies ranging from below 0.1 to 200+ GHz.
Work closely with scientists and engineers to develop state of the art RF components such as antenna and RF front-ends for communication, radar and EW applications.
Additional job functions include solving customer problems, writing invention disclosures, publishing papers, briefing customers, participating in proposal activities and assisting in marketing HRL expertise.


EXPERIENCE DESIRED:
Experience with high-frequency circuit, electro-magnetic and system simulators such as ADS, AWR, VSS, Sonnet, HFSS and other RF & EM tools for design of antenna and RF front-end.
Experience with standard microwave and antenna test equipment such as VNA, spectrum analyzer, antenna ranges, etc is essential.


KNOWLEDGE DESIRED:
Working knowledge of high frequency RF/EM simulators and CAD layout.
A working familiarity with common passive and active microwave structures and network analysis techniques.
Knowledge of module and subsystem operation/integration is a plus.
Understanding of device physics desired.


ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be able to interact professionally with program managers, co-workers, customers, operate complex electronic equipment, perform detailed analyses of integrated circuits, and prepare written and oral presentations.
Ability to work well in a team and independently.
Must be willing to travel and work in a team of highly skilled engineers on complex projects, and willingness to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

EDUCATION DESIRED:
Ph.D., or M.S. with minimum 3 years of experience, in Electrical Engineering 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions):
U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.


This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
 
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA