Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

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Transforming how the world connects

AST SpaceMobile and our global partners are building the first and only space-based cellular broadband network to be accessible by standard smartphones. Called SpaceMobile, this ultra-powerful network is being designed to provide connectivity at 4G/5G speeds everywhere on the planet – on land, at sea and in flight.

The Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the RF System on the satellite.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will be the subject matter expert on RF communication systems, subsystems and components, particularly the RF transceivers and filters.
  • Responsible for design and analysis of the satellite RF systems, including the Q/V band gateway link system and lower frequency user link system.
  • Management of major suppliers for the RF systems.
  • Development of RF system test plan.
  • Works with testing team for test result reviews, non-conformance investigation, and resolution.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in RF systems with undergraduate college degree OR
  • 3 years experience with an advanced degree in RF communications/electrical engineering fields or other related fields OR 10 years experience in RF systems without degree
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team with other engineers
  • Flexibility/adaptability in a fast-paced & dynamic environment
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with satellite payload design/analysis and/or wireless communications
  • Supplier management skills

Tagged as: satellite rf systems, rf transceivers and filters, q/v band gateway link, lower frequency user link system

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