Principal RF Engineer I
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CesiumAstro

51-200 employees

Engineers and manufactures space communication systems.
Company Overview
CesiumAstro stands out as a leading company in the aerospace industry, offering tailored, mission-ready solutions for both commercial and defense applications. Their competitive advantage lies in their full-stack modular product line, which allows for customization based on specific payload requirements. With a diverse global operation that includes hardware and software engineering, manufacturing, mission systems, and wireless communications engineering, the company fosters a culture of technical excellence and industry leadership.
Hardware
Aerospace
B2B

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$132.2M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

20%

1 year growth

36%

2 year growth

82%
Locations
Broomfield, CO, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
Altium
Python
CategoriesNew
Hardware Engineering
Requirements
  • A Bachelor of Science (BS) or Master of Science (MS) degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) from an accredited university or institution.
  • 9 years of industry or university research experience in design and analysis of RF electronics and systems.
  • Expert-level proficiency in professional simulation tools such as CST and ADS, as well as EDA tools such as Altium.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with lab instruments such as vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, and oscilloscopes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for RF circuits, modules, and systems through all phases of the development process.
  • Proficient in board-level schematic design and PCB layout of RF circuits.
  • Knowledge of system-level communications concepts such as link budgets and modulation schemes.
  • End-to-end RF product development.
  • Work on phased array communication systems including RF front ends, frequency converters and synthesizers, filters, beamformers, power dividers, and phased array antennas.
  • Responsible for RF system and hardware designs from initial concept through requirements definition, architecture definition, part selection, detailed design, analysis, manufacturing, testing, qualification, and in-orbit support of Cesium's products.
  • Present engineering design review materials to customers and executive team.
  • Participate in proposal-writing efforts.
  • Serve as technical and professional mentors in their field.
  • May be given the opportunity to lead company programs.
Desired Qualifications
  • Python or other programming languages.
  • Aerospace electronics design, development, and qualification.
  • Worst-case circuit analysis, failure method and criticality analyses, and reliability analysis.
  • Antenna design.
  • EMI/EMC design and mitigation techniques.