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R&D Engineer, Hardware 572797

Electrical Engineer | Santa Rosa, CA | Full Time and Contract

Job Description


R&D Engineer, Hardware 

Your responsibilities will include troubleshooting a variety of RF/microwave/millimeter and analog circuitry depending on project needs. Designs could cover amplifiers, filters, interface and control circuits, phase lock loops, fast switching attenuators, low noise/low distortion front ends, broadband baluns, low distortion multipliers, high power broadband outputs, low phase noise VCOs, and frequency conversion covering frequencies from DC to V, W, E bands. Additionally, you will implement product measurement functions, assist in instrument architecture decisions with senior engineers, assist with vendor and component selection, and troubleshoot problems partnering with other functional areas. Accomplishing your design goals will require the use of simulation, schematic capture and layout tools. There will be spec setting and production line support involved with this position as well.


  • Bachelors, Masters Degree, Ph.D or University Degree or equivalent in EE
  • Demonstrated ability to design microwave, millimeter wave and RF circuits (via work experience, lab work or simulation)
  • Familiarly with Advanced Design Simulation (ADS) a plus
  • Comfortable using Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers and Signal Sources to measure/debug a design
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team
  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • A solid educational foundation in analog electronic circuit design and high frequency transmission line concepts
  • Experience with RF/uW/mmW/analog circuit analysis and design, CAD schematic tools, circuit simulation tools, and design evaluation
  • Ability to evaluate alternative circuit approaches and reduce the most appropriate to practice
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and concepts in both written and oral form
  • Measurement experience in one or more of the following areas: signal analyzers, signal generators, I/Q generation, time domain analysis, and vector network analysis
  • Knowledge of communication systems, time and frequency domain analysis including architectural tradeoffs and partitioning impacts
  • Experience with Baseband through RF/ Microwave/Millimeter measurement systems
  • Commitment to excellence, dedication, team player, self-motivation, and good communication skills
  • Experience in RF/Microwave/Millimeter design
  • Experience in block diagram design for up converter & down converter type products

$55 Per Hour               Santa Rosa CA  95403              24 Month Assignment