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RF Engineer Job in West Chester, Ohio US

RF Engineer

Pole/Zero Acquisition, Inc. - West Chester, OH

Posted: 5/11/2021 - Expires: 8/9/2021

Job ID: 227143550


Job Description

Pole/Zero Corporation, a division of Microwave Products Group, is looking for talented people to join our organization!

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG)is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.Our brand names are recognized globally including:BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products - engineered components and subsystems - for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

Design, analyze, document, and verify RF circuits and modules with particular emphasis on bandpass and bandreject filters, high-speed RF switching, and low-noise amplifiers.


RF Engineer

Design high performance RF products; responsible for projects from start to finish
Design for low loss, high linearity, EMI/EMC, reliability and thermal performance
Direct design to accomplish cost, size, weight, power and manufacturability objectives
Direct workflow of PCB designers to assure superior RF performance of layouts

Integrate necessary analog and digital interfaces or controls
Design for EMI/EMC, reliability and thermal performance
Develop performance validation methodology and production test/alignment processes
Validate new designs for specification compliance
Function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary design team
Support sales and marketing


Experience designing co-site mitigation equipment and/or radio equipment
Experience in RF filter and amplifier design, supporting circuitry, impedance matching, evaluating performance tradeoffs, and analysis
Demonstrated project leadership ability
Experience using AWR Microwave Office simulation software or similar
Experience using MathCAD and MATLAB software or similar
Strong willingness to collaborate, sharing information between product lines, departments and MPG sites
Must have excellent written and verbal skills
Must be able to effectively and efficiently communicate with other departments, including manufacturing, engineering and management
Must be able to communicate effectively with the customer (both internal and external), both in verbal and written formats


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:

Must be a US Person (US Citizen or permanent resident - green card holder)
BSEE from an accredited college or university and 6+ years of relevant experience or MSEE from an accredited college or university and 3+ years of relevant experience

Experience with AWR Microwave Office or similar package highly desired
Experience with military standards and specifications required

Experience with military electro-mechanical designs highly desired


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Stand, walk, and sit throughout the day
The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Moderate noise level in the office area
Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment when in restricted manufacturing areas


Normal workdays are bi-weekly Monday through Friday, 8 hour days OR

9 - 9 hour days, 80 hour alternate schedule with every other Friday off

Lunch period is one hour per day, unpaid
Occasional domestic and international travel may be required

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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