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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Job Title: DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hawthorne, CA, United States
Industry:
Salary: Neg
Start Date: 1 month
REF: SXDROFSYS-HL
Contact Name: Holly
Contact Email: holly@intelletec.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build and maintain a first class RF hardware and communications systems engineering team. Perform hands-on recruiting and mentoring of engineering talent.
  • Create and execute a RF technical roadmap for low cost and reliable launch vehicle, spacecraft, and Mars applications.
  • Shape the process for RF development, analysis, and tools to maintain on-time, high quality engineering results.
  • Work with production teams to develop manufacturable wireless systems and hardware.
  • Oversee the sustaining engineering and improvement of current RF products.
  • Ensure projects are staffed and schedules are maintained. Report project status to peers and upper management regularly.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with at least 10 years of experience in RF hardware development and communications systems analysis.
  • At least 5 years of experience in engineering management and leadership experience including engineering talent recruiting and mentoring.
  • At least 2 years of experience with modulation schemes, modems, and multiple access methods and developing a basic RF link budget from scratch.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Engineering.
  • Experience using DSP fundamentals including IIR filters
  • Experience working with antenna types, analysis and design.
  • Experience working with LNAs and RF Power Amplifiers.
  • Able to design PLLs, synthesizers, up converters, and down converters
  • Experience with EMC testing and design principles.
  • Knowledge of space communication systems such as TDRSS and Deep Space Network.
  • Experience with RF regulatory procedures and agencies.
  • Experience with environmental testing including random vibration, shock, and thermal vacuum.
  • Understanding of space electronics radiation effects and mitigations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.