RF Systems Engineer
Posted on 11/1/2022
Redmond, WA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's Degree (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, related field)
  • Understanding of RF and EE fundamentals
  • 3+ year of experience in an RF engineering role
  • Familiarity with RF analysis tools such as AWR and HFSS
  • Experience with PCB design
  • Familiarity with RF test equipment and measurement techniques
  • Understanding of digital communication systems fundamentals
  • Master's Degree in RF Engineering or similar specialty
  • 5+ years experience in an RF engineering role
  • Experience driving design efforts
  • Experience with antenna pattern analysis
  • Experience with RF measurement equipment and techniques
  • Experience designing electronics for space or medical applications
  • Industry experience in RF component manufacturing & test
  • Experience with RF sensor design and underlying EM Physics
  • Experience with FCC and other product certification processes
  • Applicant must be willing to work 40 hours a week on-site in Redmond, Washington, USA
  • Applicant must be eligible to work on ITAR projects
  • Job Type: Full-time (Salary)
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorship at this time
  • Take ownership of RF hardware designs from concept through delivery
  • Derive and manage requirements, RF hardware specification, and system architecture for RF systems and RF blocks
  • Drive the design of complex RF systems
  • Generate and manage RF budgets and line up analysis
  • Simulate RF systems and components using hand calculations as well as industry standard tools such as AWR and VSS
  • Develop and drive the testing of RF components and systems
  • Participate in design reviews of hardware and provide improvements to electronic system design processes
  • Prepare reports and other associated documentation for project and program level reviews
  • Help SOE develop processes and best practices around RF engineering
Second Order Effects

51-200 employees

Engineering consulting
Company Overview
Second Order Effects (SOE) is an engineering consultancy that transforms uncertainty into fully functional hardware and software. We work on projects at various stages of development and scope; we perform analysis, build prototypes, and take products to market. Our cross-disciplinary team solves critical problems across numerous industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, industrial automation, biomedical, green energy, and marine. Our designs control rocket engines, manage satellite communications, generate safety-overrides for self-driving cars, and are enjoyed by consumers around the world.
  • Competitive compensation + equity incentive plan
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision) for employees + 50% dependent coverage
  • Flexible paid time off policy + 11 paid holidays + 12 paid sick days
  • 401(k) retirement account and employer matching (Safe Harbor 4%)
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Paid parental leave
  • Relocation assistance available if 50+ miles away from the office
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) charging ports
  • Casual dress code
  • Daily catered lunches, snacks, and accessible kitchen
Company Core Values
  • Prioritize others
  • Build the right thing
  • Surpass yourself
  • Play the long game
  • Exhaust all possibilities
  • Welcome difficulty
  • No designer couches
  • No weapons