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Kforce Junior to Mid Level RF Design Engineer in Orem, Utah

Kforce's client, a growing technology company in Orem, UT, is seeking a Junior Level to Mid Level RF Design Engineer with a passion for solving difficult problems. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager on this exclusive search assignment. In this role, the RF Design Engineer will be primarily responsible for designing, maintaining, and improving hardware elements of radar systems to improve/enhance radar detection/tracking, target classification and simulation modeling.Responsibilities:

  • The Junior RF Design Engineer will contribute to and drive development of radar hardware in one or more disciplines such as RF/microwave design, design and calibration of phased array antennas, low noise analog circuitry

  • Understand tradeoffs for hardware designs and algorithms used for detection, tracking, RF calibration, parameter estimation, and interference mitigation of radar systems

  • Determine if systems level requirements for radar products are achievable and feasible within the constraints imposed by resources and development costs

  • Derive and implement engineering requirements for hardware and software that can achieve goals for radar system performance

  • The Junior RF Design Engineer will work cross-functionally with systems, electrical, software, and mechanical engineers to develop radar products from conception to production and beyond

  • Troubleshoot issues that come up, and formulate plans to mitigate or ameliorate issues in existing hardware designs

  • Work with other product teams to ensure that radar performance meets their requirements

  • BS, MS or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, or a closely related field, or equivalent demonstrated experience; Entry level candidates are encouraged to apply

Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas listed in order of priority:

  • Radio and/or radar hardware architectures design exposure or familiarity

  • Coursework in some of the following: Microwave design: Waveform generation (DDS, PLL's, etc.), Phased Arrays, Phased Array calibration, LNAs, PAs, filters (HFSS experience is a plus)

  • Schematic and PCB design (Altium experience is a plus)

  • Analysis in Python or MATLAB is preferred

  • HFSS or ADS or similar

  • Radar algorithms and their impacts on radar performance, (e.g., phased array processing, beamforming, MIMO, STAP, CFAR or similar)

  • Understanding of target behavior and environmental conditions for radar, including clutter, multipath, propagation models, polarization, target models, range-doppler processing is a plus

  • Experience in product level development and support would be preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Enjoy taking initiative and working with multidisciplinary teams

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts & details effectively

  • Ability to work in a small and fast-paced environment

  • A strong sense of ownership and passion for completing a job well - attention to detail

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:80000.00Maximum Compensation:110000.00