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MM Wave RF Engineer

Kirkland, WA 98033

Posted: 10/25/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Hardware Job Number: 19058

Position Title:  MM Wave RF Engineer


Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Kirkland Washington for an experienced  RF MM Wave Engineer:

Job Requirements:
  • Evaluate and qualify active and passive microwave and millimeter wave components to be integrated in Holographic beamforming antennas systems
  • Model and simulation RF systems to predict performance
  • Write and evaluate test plans and procedure for microwave and millimeter wave components
  • Design test fixtures for evaluation of components
  • Analyze data and present critical performance metrics 
  • Conduct failure analysis and debugging of component, sub-system and system assemblies
  • Conduct and review preliminary designs of sub-system assemblies
  • Revise designs as required to achieve product performance and product goals
  • Support design, test and manufacturing of existing microwave and millimeter wave product

Job Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of practical industry experience in RF, microwave, millimeter wave product design as an Electrical Engineer, RF Engineer, Microwave Engineer, Millimeter Wave Engineer, Principal Engineer or related title
  • EE degree required, advanced degree from top tier school strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in basic RF concepts such as impedance matching, smith chart, transmission line theory
  • Waveguide circuit design experience
  • Knowledge of digital communication formats (e.g. QAM, OFDM)
  • Thorough working knowledge of design principals from 6 to 86 GHz preferred
  • Hands-on experience with measurement techniques and use of vector spectrum analyzers, vector signal generators, network analyzers, power meters and other industry standard RF test equipment
  • Working experience with power amplifiers, mixers, LNAs, filters, couplers, switches, VVAs, IQ modulator and demodulator, ADC, DAC, Baseband amplifiers/filters and synthesizers
  • Thorough knowledge of cascade analysis of receiver and transmitter chains
  • Ability to optimize gain, NF and linearity 
  • VSWR experience
  • ADS or Microwave office tool experience


About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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