Sr Active RF Systems Engineer

  • Full-Time
  • USA
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • Salary: USD$95,000 - $130,000

Company Details

HERITAGE + INNOVATION. We Are the Mission Partner of Choice for Civil, Commercial, and National Security Space.

Bring your passion for space!
Redwire is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical and sustainable infrastructure for future generations. 
Redwire – Longmont, CO, is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space through specializing in manufacturer high-reliability satellite technologies, solutions, and products. These cutting-edge capabilities address cost and performance limitations that are helping to revolutionize spaceflight and are currently being utilized on missions with NASA, the Department of Defense, and several commercial space companies.
We have an opportunity for a Sr. Active RF Systems Engineer at our facility in Longmont, CO. In this role, you will be responsible for the development of RF architectures, design new systems and see them through the development life cycle.  We are building active RF systems for new space-based communications architectures.  You will interface with customers, subcontractors, and the project team to guide the technical development of the RF active system.
As an Sr Active RF Engineer you will be responsible for:
  • Developing RF architectures based on customer requirements.
  • Translate architecture to a design and build plan.
  • Developing component level active RF designs including microwave circuit design.
  • Participation and oversight of design, assembly, and test of RF hardware.
  • Ensure the delivered hardware meets internal and external stakeholder expectations.
  • Interact with external customers, subcontractors, and the project technical team to guide technical development through strong communication and collaboration.
 Ideal Experience
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, Master’s Degree may substitute for two years less of applicable experience.
  • Minimum of 5+ years designing and manufacturing active microwave circuitry.
  • Experience performing satellite level analysis and presenting standard technical reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, MRR, TRR, etc.).
  • Foundation in space-based RF/microwave communications systems.
  • Solid background with microwave modeling software (Ansoft, etc.).
  • Experience with antenna range measurements and data manipulation and visualization.
  • Extensive experience working/communicating with customers to manage expectations and project scope.
  • Solid background developing technical work plans for new/continuous product development, including estimation of required resources.
  • Demonstrated experience with risk management activities and strategies.
  • US Person.
Desired Skills
  • Strongly desire experience with antennas
  • Strongly desire writing requirement and establishing appropriate verification criteria.
  • Demonstrated experience writing technical proposal documentation and related technical reports.
  • Experiencing with all aspects of microwave testing and test equipment.
Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration!  We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence. 
Pay Range
$95,000 – $130,000
How We Determine What We Pay (Compensation Philosophy)
Redwire determines pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data, for our locations throughout the US. We will evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index, in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company.
For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth.  Salaries will be based on the applicant’s level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and internal equity within the company for the same position. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will be considered for higher pay.
Redwire is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
All offers of employment at Redwire are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.  Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or ability to obtain a security clearance due to requirements of a classified program.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR Click Here

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