Sr. Satellite Antenna Design Engineer Job # 3208 - Asheville, North Carolina United States - 26271

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 26271
Title: Sr. Satellite Antenna Design Engineer Job # 3208
Job Location: Asheville, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $120,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


  • A fantastic growth-oriented antenna design job could be great for your career
  • Located in mountainous Asheville, NC, were the air is fresh and you can experience living a rural life in the city
  • Relocation package is offered
  • We have great benefits and salary package
  • The cost of living is extremely reasonable, and your work commute will be short

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job # 3208

Hiring a Sr. level Reflector and satellite Antenna design engineer. Our ideal candidate would have highly developed Design Engineering skills with a strong detail oriented technical background in design and testing of antenna systems including electro-mechanical systems, the ability to coordinate and assume ownership of multiple projects, proven capabilities in creating robust product designs, a passion for continuous improvement in both process and product, and a high level of energy. 

This person must be versatile and will be expected to conceptualize new products from a communication system perspective, develop, and direct new product design. 
This person is expected to provide a full range of engineering skills spanning Systems, Electrical, Mechanical and Industrial Design disciplines in the development of these products.

• A Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineer from an ET accredited Engineering university, couple with Five years of Antenna Design experience, preferably in Satellite Communications Industry. A Master’s Degree is preferred.

About us:
We are a high tech growing technology company specializing in antenna systems and other products for commercial and government satellite communications applications. 
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior Antenna Engineer reports to the CTO and performs the following tasks:
• Design new Microwave waveguide feed components
• Design new reflector antennas
• Design new Printed circuit phased array antennas
• Design waveguide phased array antennas
• Phased array feed networks and active beam forming microwave PCB design
• Antenna control electronics for electronically or mechanically steered antennas
• Other SatCom terminal active RF electronics including frequency converters, mixers, and local oscillators
• Development of job proposals – design and ROM cost estimates
• Customer Specification review and analysis – compliance assessments
• Perform Link analysis, Antenna and Control system performance evaluation
• Project Management – schedule, cost and performance objectives
• Generation of engineering BOMs, drawings, specifications, diagrams
• Testing of Antenna Systems – test procedures, test reports
• Fabrication and evaluation of prototypes
• Vendor liaison
• Manufacturing and service technical support
• Customer technical interface – design reviews, presentations
• Be innovative and iterate rapidly and appropriately a design challenge while addressing all aspects including electrical, mechanical and structural issues, user friendliness and ease of use, ability to manufacture economically, and appearance and unique imprint

Desirable Candidate Attributes:
• Strong leadership skills
• Able to work as member of a Team
• Willing to take ownership along with risk
• Able to be a Product Champion
• Creative
• Management potential
• Self starter
• Committed to life long learning and self improvement

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No direct supervisory responsibilities are envisioned initially; however, the Sr. engineer must possess the demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, negotiate with and delegate to our personnel and supplier partners.

Travel:
Minimal domestic and international, as required, for supporting program and business development activities.

   

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be a US Citizen residing in the USA   

REQUIREMENTS:
• Demonstrated experience in managing development and production projects
• Strong computer and analytical skills and have proficiency in one or more of the following: HFSS, CST, TICRA GRASP, TICRA CHAMP, MATLAB, LabVIEW, ORCAD, Altium
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

DESIRABLE SKILLS:
• Satellite Antenna Systems
• Reflector Antennas
• Phased Array Antennas
• Servo Control Systems
• RF and Microwave Component Design
• Electrical Circuit Design
• Product Design
• Machine Design
• Software Development

 

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree