Danvers, Massachusetts

Engineering
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February 4, 2020

Antenna Design Engineer

Engineering
Danvers, Massachusetts
5+ Years / BSc
Full-Time

Job Description

Based on Boston’s scenic North Shore, Wafer is a fast-growing company developing cutting edge wireless communication systems based on our highly advanced phased array antenna technologies. Wafer is deploying this technology across a variety of land, sea and air platforms for point to point and satellite communications in the Ku and Ka band frequency range (millimeter wave). Our team solves the hardest problems and our products have a high impact for their customers. Our technologies are often the only answer for reliable operation in harsh environments to bring internet access for people and things globally. ​

As an Antenna Design Engineer you will work on advanced satcom antenna designs in a team environment to develop leading edge antenna technologies. You will have access to the latest software, systems and tools for simulation and construction. You will derive requirements while designing, analyzing, documenting, and testing antenna's and these antenna systems. ​

We honor the Innovative Mind. Come Join Us. ​

Minimum skills:

1. Minimum of BSc. In Electrical Engineering or equivalent with emphasis on electro-magnetic, Antennas, MW and wireless communication.

2. Minimum of 5 years hands on experience designing antennas, passive micro-wave components and devices with direct experience in micro-strip, strip line and printed technology.

3. Practical experience of steerable beam antennas and integration into low-cost and mass production products.

4. Design experience with HFSS and Ansys designer and or equivalent.

5. Experience using Matlab and writing scripts for complicated simulation models

6. Hands-on experience in testing antennas in Far Field and or Near Field Chambers;

7. Lab experience measuring S parameters and RF sub-systems;

8. US Citizen and ability to obtain DoD clearances ​

Desired Skills:

1. Experience developing antennas into complete communication systems for either point to point and or point to multi-point.

2. Clear Understanding of transmission line theory and distributed systems.

3. Understanding of various manufacturing processes and technologies, such as die-cast, printed technologies, materials and integration.

4. Experience designing conformal Radom’s for low and high frequency products.

5. Understanding of the RF chain for transmits and receives systems.

6. Radar fundamentals knowledge is a plus.

7. Military and/or defense experience is a plus ​

Location: Danvers, Massachusetts.

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