RF Filter Design Engineer

Job Title: RF Filter Design Engineer

Reports to: Director of Engineering

Job Class: Salaried Exempt

Pay Rate: Dependent upon experience


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the design and development of RF and Microwave filter products. Leads project teams in a fast-paced team environment to deliver new products to customer on time, meeting or exceeding all requirement and resulting in profitable products when transitioned to productions

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Apply technical principles of engineering and electronics and utilize RF synthesis and simulation software packages to design, simulate and prototype new products with emphasis in RF filters
  • Perform detailed analysis of compliance for electrical, mechanical, environmental and regulatory requirements (compliance matrix) for all new products being quoted.
  • Estimate total costs, including material, labor, test and development costs as well as lead time for new products to be quoted.
  • Lead design and development projects to completion following the company’s documented design and development process.
  • Optimize new products for performance, lead time and cost.
  • Provide guidance to assemblers and engineering technicians during the prototype build and optimization phase.
  • Interface with Manufacturing Engineering to develop any new processes required to support new products.
  • Interface with purchasing department to ensure required materials for prototypes are procured and delivered on time.
  • Provide timely updates on progress of projects.
  • Lead and/or participate in required project meetings: Project kick-offs, peer design reviews, pre-ship reviews, etc…
  • Provide necessary design engineering support during transition of new product to production.
  • Support mature products already in production that need design engineering support for obsolete components, quality or reliability issues or further optimization.
  • Educate, train, mentor and coach other design engineers and technicians that have less experience or knowledge in the field.
  • Stay up to date in technology and industry trends and propose new products to management that can give company a competitive advantage.


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Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have working knowledge of RF/Microwave filter synthesis and simulation software with experience in lumped element and/or distributed element forms.
  • Knowledge of technologies and processes used in the design and fabrication of filters and similar products.
  • Knowledge of cavity and dielectric resonator filters used in telecommunications or military and avionics equipment is desirable.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong hands-on bench skills are desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others to perform a wide variety of tasks in a fast paced engineering/production environment.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of cavity and dielectric resonator filters used in telecommunications or military and avionics equipment.
  • Desirable: Experience in the design of high power filters (300 Watts or higher) and/or in the miniaturization of filters.
  • Desirable: Strong background in CAD using electromagnetic analysis.
  • Desirable: Knowledge and understanding of radio architecture, avionic and military communication systems and radar architecture.

Education, Experience & Training:

  • Desirable: Experience of 10 years in the RF/Microwave industry with a minimum of five years of experience in filter design.
  • Experience with integrated microwave filter assemblies is desirable.

SPECIAL NOTE:The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of job duties and responsibilities required of the position.  Employees may be asked to perform other job-related duties or tasks that are not specifically identified in this job description.   Acceptance of employment based on this job description in part or whole does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise.

Job Title: RF Filter Design Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Orlando. FL

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