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LEAD RF ENGINEER

LEAD RF ENGINEER
by Admin on 06-19-2020 at 11:40 am

Website Samtec

Essential Functions/ Responsibilities:

  • Review and rationalize new product scopes
  • Conceptualize and design RF interconnect products using 3D CAD.
  • Run Electro-Magnetic (EM) simulations and optimizations
  • Advise in fabrication, testing and troubleshooting of component parts.
  • Define characterization and test plans
  • Actively participate and support peer design reviews and other team efforts.
  • Review and approve detail drawings.
  • Oversee all design enhancements to the manufacturing process on an as needed basis.
  • Review test results and address deviations as required.
  • Assist the RF Engineering Manager in the design of new products to ensure manufacturability.
  • Mentor and develop other members of the team.
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously as priorities can change very quickly.
  • Work and communicate regularly with Marketing, Quality and Operations.
  • Delegate projects and oversee their progress, engaging when required.
  • Establish team metrics.

“The responsibilities as defined are intended to serve as a general guideline for this position. Associates may be asked to perform additional tasks depending on strengths and capabilities”

Required Experience:

  • 7+ Years’ of Experience in RF Product Design; preferably in the RF Connector or RF Cable industry.
  • Experience in leading design engineers or running a RF Department is desired.
  • Hands-on experience troubleshooting and debugging mmWave (40+ GHz) interconnect products.
  • Proficient in the interpretation of s-parameter and Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) measurements.
  • Knowledge of electromagnetic simulation (HFSS, CST, etc.) techniques and/or network analyzer operation.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with experience in blueprint reading, GD&T and tolerance stack-ups.
  • Ability to use SolidWorks and MS Office Suite, MS Project, SharePoint Document Management and general computer literacy.
  • Solid interpersonal communication skills, a professional demeanor, cooperative personality and a team attitude are all required. Works well with others and interacts effectively and efficiently with internal and external people and groups.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extensive cross functional team expertise including technical and non-technical work.
  • Analytical and creative thinker, problem solver, result-orientated and focused.
  • Motivated, high achiever, persistent and conscientious.

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
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