BAE Systems Senior Principal RF Engineer in Dallas, Texas

Job Description

BAE Systems Electronic Systems (ES) sector is seeking a talented, motivated Senior Principal RF Engineer who wants to join a diverse team at a dynamic company that values your technical excellence. At our Dallas, TX facility we design, develop and manufacture Signals Intelligence Payloads for the Department of Defense and Commercial Market. Our company mission is We protect those who protect us and you will get an opportunity to apply and enhance your engineering skills in development of products whose primary purpose is to keep our warfighters safe.

As a Senior Principal RF Engineer you would be a member of the RF design and development group responsible for the design and development of receiver products in the HF to Ku Band frequency range, RF distribution products in the HF to Ku Band frequency range, and reference distribution products in the 10 to 200 MHz frequency range.

Responsibilities would include the following:

  • Must be a technical contributor to the design of the aforementioned RF products. Investigate and promote the use of new technologies.

  • Responsible for test and evaluation of RF circuits and systems.

  • Responsible for the development of test plans, acceptance test procedures (ATPs), and first article test procedures (FATPs).

  • Responsible for both block diagram level design and detailed circuit level design for the aforementioned RF products.

  • Interface with customers on requirements development, systems requirements reviews (SRR), preliminary design reviews (PDR), and critical design reviews (CDR).

  • Assist in developing project work breakdown structures, project schedules, and manpower loading and resource planning for multiple projects together with the Hardware Engineering Manager

  • Recommend capital equipment and CAE software for RF Design and Development Engineering Group.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Ability to obtain a Secret level security clearance

  • 8 years of technical experience in the design of RF products in the HF to Ku Band frequency range.

  • B.S.E.E. or M.S.E.E. degree or equivalent experience required.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of block diagram level design for at least one of the following: receivers, LO synthesizers, and RF distribution units.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of detailed circuit level design for at least one of the following: receivers, high IP amplifiers and mixers, A/D and D/A converters, LO synthesizers, and oscillators.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of CAE tools such as Genesys, ADS, Pspice, Momentum or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of RF test equipment and measurement techniques.

  • Experience with Cadence or Mentor PCB layout tools a plus.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Active Secret level security clearance

  • Master's Degree and six (6) years experience; or four (4) years and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related scientific field

  • Leadership experience preferred

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Senior Principal RF Engineer


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