Sr RF Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Italian and English (fluent in technical and non-technical, written and spoken)

Company Details

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Airbus Italia S.p.A.

Airbus pioneers sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. The Company constantly innovates to provide efficient and technologically-advanced solutions in aerospace, defence, and connected services. In commercial aircraft, Airbus offers modern and fuel-efficient airliners and associated services. Airbus is also a European leader in defence and security and one of the world’s leading space businesses. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions and services worldwide.

Job Description

  • The main objectives of the role are RF system analysis and developments, particularly in the RF active field for space applications, where the primary tasks and activities will include:
    • RF microwave system design and performance analysis, wide knowledge of system designing and dimensioning, antenna, RF system and signal processing requirements specification
    • Deep knowledge in the field of RF power amplifier (especially SSPA and LNA)
    • Design of active and passive RF components, from few MHz up to tens of GHz, including concept formulation, feasibility and trade-off
    • In collaboration with other disciplines (quality, mechanical, thermal, technology), selection and detailed definition of the most appropriate manufacturing processes and procedures to be followed for the development of space qualified RF components
    • Implementation of components purchase and development plan
    • Consolidated experience on testing capabilities and procedures by means of the most common measurement techniques and instrumentation
    • Contribution to the preparation of proposals for industrial and R&D activities
    • Preparation of technical reports, program reviews, documentation and presentations


  • Essential: Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering
  • Desirable: Post-graduation degree in Electronic Engineering


  • Essential: At least 4÷8 years of work experience on analysis, design and development of RF devices
  • Desirable: Previous employment in space industry design department with responsibility in analysis, design and development of RF devices
  • Wide background and several years of working experience on design, development and testing of RF systems
  • Wide background in end-to-end payload performance and signal quality analysis
  • Wide background in managing projects in the frame of ECSS standards

Tool or product requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of SW tools for design of RF devices, such as Microwave Office, HFSS, CST, ADS
  • Knowledge of Matlab and signal processing is well considered
  • Pragmatic and product/results oriented approach


  • Italian (fluent in technical and non-technical, written and spoken)
  • English (fluent in technical and non-technical, written and spoken)


  • Methodical approach to work
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and set priorities
  • Ability to effectively communicate, create and encourage two way communication
  • Team-worker whose working style is highly collaborative in nature
  • Promotion and demonstration of personal and professional development for self and others
  • Spirit of innovation and creativity, along with encouragement and support of such a spirit in others
  • Commitment, along with creation of a sense of urgency and purpose when appropriate to get things done
  • Availability to travel in Italy and abroad

Tagged as: Matlab, electronic engineering, ecss standards, signal quality analysis

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