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RF/Microwave Engineer

Utica, NYFull-time
About the Job
We are looking for an energetic, hard-working person to join our great team at R. A. Wood Associates.  The position is for a seasoned RF / microwave engineer having at least 5 years of experience in designing and testing devices and systems over frequencies ranging from 10 MHz to 20 GHz.  Experience in predicting circuit performance by performing RF path analyses is a must; familiarity with programs such as Keysight’s Genesys RF and Microwave Synthesis and Simulation software is highly desirable.  This person will be expected to lead or assist in the development of these devices and systems for current and future customers.  Ability to work independently with little direction and to work effectively as part of an integrated team is required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (EE); advanced EE degree with emphasis in RF / Microwave engineering is a plus
  • Must be a US Citizen; currently holding a security clearance is highly desirable
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Intimate knowledge of S-Parameters, Intercept Points, Noise Figure, Dynamic Range 
  • Experience using Spectrum and Network Analyzers, Power Meters, and other RF / microwave test equipment
  • Familiarity with National Instruments’ LabVIEW is desirable
  • Familiarity with computer automated testing is desirable
  • Experience in RF and Microwave circuit board layout is desirable

  • Pay commensurate with experience
  • Health and dental insurance available
  • 401k with up to a 4% company match, profit sharing
  • Flexible work schedule
About R. A. Wood Associates

R. A. Wood Associates (www.rawood.com) is a consulting company specializing in providing innovative engineering solutions for today's industries, utilizing state-of-the-art computer technology and computer programming. Our specialty is in the field of RF and microwave systems design and manufacturing. Our capabilities and services include, but are not limited to: - Engineering Consulting Services - Computer Automated Test System Design and Manufacturing - Engineering Prototypes - Contract and Production Manufacturing for RF/Microwave Assemblies - RF and Microwave System Design and Analysis - RF and Microwave Circuit Designs - LabVIEW Software Development