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$20k Sign-on Cleared Senior RF Hardware Design Engineer

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Jacobs
Location
Severn, Maryland, United States
Rate
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Critical Mission Solutions_Your mission is our mission._We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -today and into tomorrow.**Your Impact:**This position includes a $20,000 sign-on bonus. A candidate must have a active TS/SCI with Polygrah Clearance.**Critical Mission Solutions**Your mission is our mission.We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships. It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed -today and into tomorrow.**Your Impact** :Help define and conceptualize new products to expand our portfolio of Software Defined Radios (SDRs), Active Electronically Scanned Arrays (AESAs) and high-tech surveillance communications products. You will be a part of a diverse integrated team that develops specialized mission critical communications products for government, military, and commercial customers. You will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and evaluating RF, Microwave, and Analog hardware solutions. You will work closely with other senior engineers to evaluate alternative approaches and architectures to satisfy challenging requirements. Design work will begin primarily at the schematic level and then, working closely with CAD designers, develop into layouts and finished assemblies.**Responsibilities** :+ Identify and select components to meet the requirements for RF/Microwave/Analog circuits over all environmental conditions.+ Perform RF simulations using 3D EM tools such as CST Studio Suite.+ Perform linear and non-linear system simulations using Microwave Office or ADS.+ Design circuits at the schematic level and work closely with CAD designers to produce printed circuit board layouts.+ Utilize development boards, breadboards, and custom prototype PCBs to analyze and verify simulations.+ Work closely with team members from the Software, Mechanical, Test, and senior RF Engineering groups to develop and test the deliverable product.+ Analyze data and assist in prototype debug as required.+ Participate in product design reviews.\#rapidsolutions**Here's What You'll Need:****Here's What You'll Need:****Required** :+ Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph+ Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related field.+ 7+ years' experience in RF/Microwave/Analog circuit design for UHF to X-Band frequencies including RF switches, filters, diplexers, low noise amplifiers, power amplifiers and other general RF components.+ Ability to setup and operate RF test equipment such as Signal Analyzers, Network Analyzers, Signal Generators etc.+ Understanding of key RF parameters (bandwidth, gain compression, intermodulation distortion, noise figure, spurious emissions).+ Ability to read and understand datasheets for RF and Analog components and generate schematics.+ Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously.+ Effective organization level communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.**Preferred** :+ Experience with RF simulation software programs including one or more of the following: Microwave Office, ADS, HFSS, CST.+ Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout tools such as Altium Designer.+ Previous circuit design experience for frequencies above 10GHz.+ Experience in design of power supply circuits using DC-DC converters and linear regulators.+ Knowledge of antenna design and testing.+ Knowledge of modern communication system architectures and modulation techniques.Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws () and supplemental language. (\_gina\_supplement.pdf)At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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