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Sr Staff/Principal Power Amplifier

PA, Design Engineer

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Array Labs

Array Labs

11-50 employees

Develops advanced 3D earth observation satellites

Expert

Palo Alto, CA, USA

Category
Electronics Design Engineering
Electrical Engineering
RF and Microwave Engineering
Telecommunications Engineering
Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
MATLAB
Requirements
  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering with a focus on RF/microwave circuits, semiconductor device physics, or a related field
  • 9+ years of proven experience in power amplifier (PA) design in GaN and GaAs based technologies for high-power high-volume products
  • Solid understanding of PA topologies and design trade-offs
  • Solid background in electromagnetic theory and RF fundamentals such as s-parameters, transmission lines, broadband impedance matching, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with RF test equipment such as network analyzers, modulated signal sources/analyzers, source/load-pull measurements, probe station measurements, etc.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Learns new concepts rapidly, completely, and in a self-directed manner
  • High level of self-motivation and personal accountability
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under significant time constraints
  • Experience with programming tools such as MATLAB and/or Python
Responsibilities
  • Translating high-level requirements into design specifications and evaluating design trade-offs
  • Design and simulate high-performance PA circuits, and optimize PA performance for efficiency, linearity, and reliability
  • Work with vendors and partners to select components for cost-optimized designs
  • Create schematics and work closely with PCB designers to ensure proper layout and signal integrity
  • Develop and build prototypes of amplifier circuits for testing and evaluation
  • Prepare comprehensive test plans and conduct thorough testing, measurement, and characterization of amplifier prototypes to validate performance and make necessary adjustments
  • Identify and resolve issues related to amplifier functionality and performance
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including antenna, RF, digital communication, and radar engineers, to ensure PA designs meet system-level requirements
  • Work with contract manufacturers for mass production, testing, calibration, and integration of PAs into our satellites

Array Labs specializes in developing advanced earth observation satellites that provide high-quality 3D imagery for various industries, with a focus on delivering near-real time, comprehensive earth perspectives. The main technologies utilized include advanced satellite imaging and data processing methods.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$6.1M

Headquarters

Palo Alto, California

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

100%

2 year growth

700%