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RF Design Engineer


Harris Corporation


Rochester, NY 14602


Job Title – RF Design Engineer
Job Location – Rochester, NY
Job Code – CS20171209-20770                        

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at .

Job Description:  

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of RF hardware for a new, next generation tactical radio product.  This individual will be a member of a cross functional development team with hands on responsibility for the RF hardware development from the definition of requirements through the integration and testing of the completed product.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with the ability work within a large engineering team are required.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Lead role in RF hardware research, design, and development of software defined radio systems
  • Application of the principles and techniques of electrical engineering and mathematical analysis
  • Make design decisions and assess technical risks based on understanding customer requirements
  • Execution of hardware development processes in accordance with Harris business practices
  • Perform detailed design of RF circuitry
  • Perform radio integration with other subsystems including Digital, FPGA, DSP and embedded firmware
  • Perform subsystem and radio level verification and validation testing using formal techniques
  • Introduce designs into manufacturing through new product introduction processes
  • Identify, track and resolve assigned hardware defects through board level functional analysis followed by design updates and/or board repair

  • BS in Electrical Engineering (BSEE or BSCE)
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with RF hardware design tools and in completing RF designs from requirements to production
  • Experience in frequency bands from 300MHz to 2000MHz
  • Ability to obtain US Government Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Ability to work autonomously and with others to resolve technical issues
  • Experience in frequency bands up to 8000MHz
  • Exposure to test scripting programming languages such as LabView and Matlab

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
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