RF/Microwave Systems Architect

Scottsdale, AZ

Posted: 10/04/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 19-02065
CPI has an immediate opening for a RF/Microwave Systems Architect for our client' s Scottsdale, AZ facility. This position requires the conception, design, development, and support of space-flight qualified receivers and transmitters. The candidate must be a RF/Microwave systems architect who possesses a strong background in circuit design and analysis. Responsibilities include architecture, detailed design, and performance prediction of wide bandwidth (>> 500MHz), high dynamic range, low noise receivers and transmitters, modeled using Agilent ADS, Genesys, or other simulation tools. This assignment is a U.S. Government Contract. U.S. Citizenship is required. No third-party applicants will be considered.
An active Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the work performed within our client' s facility, U.S. Citizenship is required.
Candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Previous hardware design experience for frequencies up to 40GHz required, preferred experience up to 90GHz
  • Deep understanding of mixers, amplifiers, tuners, filters, Microwave/Millimeter-Wave Monolithic Integrated Circuit devices, Multi-Chip Modules, and high frequency packaging
  • Cascade analysis of RF/Microwave modules and systems to predict gain, IP2/IP3, noise, and power
  • Frequency converter spurious analysis for multiple conversion systems
  • Phase noise analysis
  • Application of Analog-to-Digital Converter/Digital-to-Analog Converter devices
  • Experience with Agilent ADS, Genesys or other simulation tools
  • Experience with HFSS, Momentum, or other electromagnetic simulators
  • Experience with MATLAB
  • Experience with worst case analysis, space-flight qualification and design constraints
Bachelor' s degree in Electrical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master' s degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. All education requirements will be verified in order for the incumbent to start this opportunity.

Brad Blue
Director of IT Business Development

With a reputation for delivering creative and cost-effective programming within the workforce solutions industry, Brad is a results oriented, seasoned business development professional with Contract Professionals, Inc. He effectively leads the company’s IT Division, to deliver sophisticated IT talent to a diverse and growing client base. 

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Brad grew up in a Phoenix suburb. When he is not working, he enjoys trying new sports & activities with his large family.

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