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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


Palo Alto, CA, USA

Electronics Design Engineering
Electrical Engineering
RF and Microwave Engineering
Telecommunications Engineering
Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
  • 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
  • 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.

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Palo Alto, California



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