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RF/Wireless Engineer


Harris Corporation


Colorado Springs, CO 80840


Job Title:  RF Engineer

Job Location:  Colorado Springs, CO

Job Code:   SIS20170811-21852

Job Description:

Researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of RF equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.  Products will cross various levels of reuse and complexity.  This position requires experience with CAE, CAD, and CAM tools.  The RF engineer must be capable of leading the design effort by both performing the electrical design and coordinating the work of others from various functional areas required for the design, build, and test. Cost and schedule adherence is also required.

Responsibilities include:
  • Experience in UHF RF component, module, and system designs working from proposal through to site acceptance
    • General knowledge of the principles, theories, and concepts used in phased array radars
      • General knowledge of other related disciplines (Digital, Analog, Firmware, Software, and Mechanical) 
      • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
        • Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with the Harris organization objectives
        • Develop solutions, under general direction, in conjunction with adjunct engineering groups to include trade studies, design, analysis, and simulations
        • Participate in engineering design peer reviews as an originator or reviewer to ensure engineering rigor appropriate for each project's current lifecycle phase
        • Producing products according to specifications, using the most cost effective and efficient means.
          • Works closely with other engineering disciplines in the development of engineering artifacts
          • Provide specifications, drawings, ICDs and other technical documents as required
          • Present technical briefings at informal meetings
          • Support the Project Manager (PM) for successful completion of modernization and sustainment projects
          • Complete other duties as assigned
            • Travel to radar sites to support Field Service Team activities, analysis, test, and deployment as required

  • 6+ years experience with BS/BA (Bachelors) or equivalent

Preferred Additional Skills:
  • 3+ years’ experience with the entire lifecycle of military RF product development from proposal and requirements, development, production, installation and acceptance.
  • 3+ years experience with general electrical circuit analysis tools (SPICE), RF specific tools (ADS, Genesys, or MWO), and printed circuit board layout tools (Altium ( preferred ), Mentor Graphics, Cadence, OrCAD, etc.)
  • Prior experience supporting phased array radars in RF development, sustainment or test activities.

Security Clearance:

Please be aware this position requires an active Secret Clearance. 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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