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RF Engineer (Hardware and Design) in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Description

We are seeking a talented RF Engineer to join a globally know engineering team located in Aberdeen, MD! (RF, hardware engineer, design, microwave)


  • Design and tests all types of analog/RF electronic hardware including receivers, power amplifiers, synthesizers, power supplies, as well as the subsystems that integrate these components with antennas, RF feeds, and mechanical assemblies.
  • Satisfy rigorous specification requirements of Government programs, including the Navy, Army, and Air Force.
  • Design, test, and integrate analog and RF /Microwave components & sub-systems from DC to 3 GHz.
    • Examples include, receivers, solid state power amplifiers, LNAs, filters, RF switches, frequency synthesizers, and frequency sources.
  • Develop RF circuits and modules using stripline and microstrip circuits, as well as development of analog and power control circuitry.
  • Circuit simulation and validation of design models using tools such as SPICE and the Agilent Advanced Design System (ADS).
  • Duties also include transition to production of new designs, and support of RF
    designs currently in production.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 6 years in relevant experience in RF / Microwave and analog circuit
  • Experience with RF CAD tools such as Agilent ADS, Genesis, Microwave Office, SPICE
  • Experience in RF Subsystems and a working understanding of architecture, design, and integration processes.
  • Understand system issues associated with RF design such as noise figure, IP3, etc.
  • Expert proficiency with common RF test equipment such as Network & Spectrum Analyzers, Signal & Pulse Generators, and Oscilloscopes
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.


  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, concentration in RF/Microwave field
  • Experience in Solid State RF Power Amplifier Design
  • Experience with LabView or LabWindows


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