RF/Microwave Engineer

Job Title: RF/Microwave Engineer

Location/ Based: Limerick, Ireland

General Overview Of The Position:

Arralis is a leader in advanced millimetre-wave technology. We operate in the communications, satellite, aerospace, and defense markets with innovative monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), packaged modules, sub-systems and complete high-definition radars and satellite transceivers.

We have locations in UK, Ireland and USA; in Florida we are building an ITAR compliant design and production facility.

Overview of the role:

Arralis is currently seeking an RF/Microwave Engineer who will work directly with Engineering to support the tasks outlined below. The role has direct involvement in the development of new products in a forward-thinking company. As an RF/Microwave Engineer you will bring products from conception to development. You will join a team with an interest in creating next-generation platforms and technologies for the global market.

Terms: Permanent, full time

Salary: Competitive

Start date: Position is available for immediate start

Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Design both active and passive microwave structures using ADS, CST or Microwave Studio simulation tools.
  • Operation of microwave/mm-wave test equipment.
  • Ensure that all relevant documentation is filled out correctly.
  • Design dc power supply boards.
  • Willingness and ability to learn wire bonding and die attach methods.
  • Align with internal cross-functional teams and contract manufacturers or vendors to ensure system design, architecture, and verification/validation meets design input.
  • Choosing materials, organizing and ordering parts, producing working models of designs and overseeing the testing prototypes.
  • Review and analysis of supplier design data, definition of functional test requirements including acceptance, qualification, system integration, and support test execution.
  • System design, assembly, integration and test of RF systems and shall be experienced in all phases of system development from conceptualizing solutions through the design, assembly and testing phases.
  • System architecture development: develops component specifications, tolerances, simulations and tests procedures.
  • System design/analysis: designing, modelling, analyzing, and testing systems and components.
  • System performance verification including testing.
  • Working within budgets and to deadlines.
  • Creating documentation to support product design, manufacture, product validation, marketing etc.
  • Develop processes, materials and solutions through in house and out of house development paths.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Candidate must have a suitable degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering (or equivalent).
  • At least 3 years’ experience is preferable in the RF/Microwave/Semiconductor industry.
  • Knowledge and skills in millimetre-wave packaging an advantage.
  • Experience with circuit analysis and design, CAD schematic tools, circuit simulation tools, and design evaluation.
  • Ability to evaluate alternative circuit approaches and develop the most appropriate choices into robust designs.
  • Measurement experience in one or more of the following areas: signal analysers, signal generators, I/Q modulation and demodulation, phase noise measurements, and vector network analysis.
  • Knowledge of communication systems, including architectural trade-offs and partitioning impacts.
  • Experience with RF and microwave measurement systems.
  • Be resourceful with new ideas and applications.
  • Ability to work effectively alone and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and verbal skills are essential.

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Preferred candidate with working experience in RF/analogue/ electronic design, especially at high frequencies.
  • Experience with design tools including schematic capture and layout.
  • Experience with ADS, CST or Microwave Studio simulation tools or equivalent.
  • Previous experience with wire bonding and die attach a distinct advantage.

If you are interested in this position please send a CV to Careers@arralis.com.

No agencies.