RF/Microwave Antenna Engineering Assistant IV
Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by Cobham
Cobham is actively seeking a highly motivated RF/MicrowaveAntenna Engineering Assistant Engineer to join our engineeringdevelopment team. In this dynamic environment you willparticipate in fabricating and test prototype antennas and feedsused in a wide variety of Aerospace and Defense applications,providing protection to our warfighters. The successfulcandidate will have a solid experience and background inRF/Microwave antenna prototyping and test, and will also have thecreative thinking skills to support development and testing ofantennas
Must be a US Citizen. Selected applicant will be subjected to a government securityinvestigation and must meet the eligibility requirements foraccess to classified information, be able to obtain and retain asecret clearanceMinimum of two 2 years of experience in antenna test Experience calibrating and operating network analyzersExperience calibrating, operating, and debugging anechoic TestchambersExperience with soldering microwave componentsFamiliarity with Microsoft Excel and WordUnderstanding of passive circuit fundamentals and microwaveterminologyMust be able to read technical drawings and schematicsCandidate must be able to work under limited supervisionCandidate must be able to multitask and handle multiplechanging priorities efficientlyPreferred Experience
Experience with Orbit FR 959 Spectrum SoftwareExperience with Compact Range Antenna operation/measurementsExperience with RCS measurementsExperience with Near field Antenna operation/measurementsExperience with direct illumination far field Antenna Rangeoperation/measurementsJ-STD-001 certified for solder and/or IPC-A-610 certified forinspectionExperience with CAD programsExperience with environmental testing such as thermal cycle,vibration, and shockExperience with Microsoft Excel VBA, PowerPoint, & VisioAssociates Degree or other two year technical degree orequivalent General Duties/Responsibilities
Test, debug, troubleshoot, and repair assemblies inengineering or production environments.Perform benchtop antenna measurements such as VSWR, insertionloss, and phase. Experience with Calibration, operation, and debugging ofanechoic chambers for far-field, near field, compact range andRCS measurements.Review and analyze antenna data and provide summaries toresponsible engineers.Assist engineering with the fabrication of antenna prototypes.Generate sketches and schematics of prototypes. Good writingand interpersonal skillsMultitask and adjust to changing prioritiesExcellent communication skills both verbally and in writtenformatAn eagerness to learn a multitude of antenna constructs andimplementations in a relatively short time frameSecurity:
All applicants must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Person as defined byITAR (a lawful permanent resident or someone who is a protectedindividual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)). In order to beeligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be aUS Citizen.
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in thedevelopment, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace anddefense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients andpartners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technologythey need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity andpassion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empoweringculture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plansfor the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding,exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer andembraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy ofCobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants andemployees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham willrefrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against,employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclosetheir compensation or the compensation of other employees orapplicants.
Category: Engineering , Keywords: Antenna Engineer