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Senior RF/Communication Systems Engineer

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Astranis

Astranis

201-500 employees

Develops cost-effective global broadband satellites

Hardware
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$170k - $225kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior, Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA

Category
Telecommunications Engineering
Signal Processing Engineering
RF and Microwave Engineering
Electrical Engineering
IT & Security
Required Skills
Python
Communications
FPGA
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • 7+ years of experience
  • Strong technical communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong fundamentals in 'signals and systems' and digital communications
  • Familiar with hardware components and their associated impairments / limitations
  • Comfortable working in the lab, testing radio hardware, using signal generator, signal analyzer, network analyzer, oscilloscope, etc
  • Proven ability to triage and debug issues discovered in testing
  • Comfortable developing software (Python, and some C/C++)
  • Fast to learn new tools and workflows
  • A passion for working in a fast-paced environment and constantly learning
Responsibilities
  • Own architectural trade studies, and establish system and unit level requirements analytically or via simulation
  • Lead R&D efforts for new radio features / technologies / custom components
  • Work closely with many design teams, including RF, Antenna, digital hardware, FPGA, mechanical, thermal
  • Communications related signal processing algorithm design and test
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring additional teammates to our rapidly-growing team.

Working at Astranis Space Technologies offers an enriching opportunity to engage in cutting-edge satellite technology within a focused market of telecommunications. By specializing in small, cost-effective satellites for global broadband, the company not only addresses a critical global challenge—connecting billions without internet access—but also positions itself as a leader in the satellite industry through a unique bandwidth-as-a-service model. Employees can take pride in contributing to significant technological advancements and societal benefits.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$760.7M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

12%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

27%

Benefits

An equity stake in the company.

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Unlimited vacation days.

Healthy, delicious, free lunch catered in every day.

Complementary OneMedical membership.

Great office chairs, stand-up desks, and a machine shop.

Reimbursement to spend on commuting from outside SF

Generous, fully-paid parental leave.