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Lead, Electrical Engineering - RF Design OH

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Mason
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Lead, Electrical Engineering - RF Design

Job Code: 10643

Job Location: Mason, OH

Schedule: 9/80

About Defense Electronics:

L3Harris Defense Electronics, located in Mason, Ohio, designs, develops, and manufactures complex systems (electronic, avionics, transceivers, transmitters, electro-optical, and electro-mechanical) for the defense, aerospace, and commercial markets. L3Harris is a recognized leader in Electro-Optical technologies that enable systems to support surveillance, reconnaissance, threat detection, and self-protection missions. Our world-class Space Avionics systems include equipment for Mars Rover/Landers/Orbiters, Launch Vehicles, and Imaging Satellite Communications.

Defense Electronics team members bring their passion for innovation and engineering, their desire to push the envelope to adapt, communicate, and deliver on highly reliable mission-critical systems. We offer an alternate 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals. Focused on fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where employees can grow and develop professionally, employees can get engaged with several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), participate in monthly activities hosted by our Employee Engagement Committee, or get involved with volunteer opportunities through our L3Harris Investing for Tomorrow community program.

Mason, Ohio is located in Warren County, "Ohio's Largest Playground." Major attractions are right around the corner, including Great Wolf Lodge and Kings Island Amusement Park. Our site is 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati, where there are multiple attractions including The Newport Aquarium and The Cincinnati Zoo. Cincinnati is also the home of the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Cyclones and FC Cincinnati of Major League Soccer.

Job Description:

This Lead Electrical Engineering position will be responsible for leading a growing and diverse team of Engineers working on projects requiring architect receivers, transmitters, transceivers and transponders used on satellites, orbital vehicles, and launch vehicles.

Essential Functions:

Designs and develop RF circuit card assemblies (CCA) and associated systems. Optimizes RF systems to serve internal and external customers.
Capable of following established design practices and leading/participating in system level or CCA reviews, e.g., requirements, architecture, and design reviews both internal and external with customers.
Evaluates RF systems processes and work standards, suggests measures to ensure compliance, and identifies and implements improvements.
Supports technology roadmaps and IRAD efforts.
Supports bid and proposal activities, including cost and schedule estimation.
Identifies design risks of electrical engineering projects.
Provides engineering support for delivered products.
Evaluates design tools and provides upgrade rationale based on return-on-investment analyses.


Bachelor's Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience, Graduate/Master's Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 13 years of prior related experience is required.
Knowledge and use of RF test equipment including spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, and complex waveform generators is a must.
Extensive relevant experience in or considered to be a subject matter expert in at least one of the following:Reference or source generation including programmable synthesizers and/or phase locked loops (PLLs),
Low noise amplifiers (LNAs) or receivers including down-converters, and/or
Solid state power amplifiers (SSPAs) capable of producing approximately 20 watts or more.

Preferred Additional Skills:

Experience using Siemens ADS and Xpedition, HFSS, MATLAB and PSpice.
Proficient in MS Office and Visio.
Radio Frequency (RF) design experience using frequency bands S, X, and/or Ka, using complex modulation schemes, with modern design and analysis tools such as ADS and HFSS in at least one of the following: Low noise amplifiers (LNAs)
Solid state power amplifiers (SSPAs)
Up and down-link modeling.

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Middletown , Lead, Electrical Engineering - RF Design OH, Engineering , Mason, Ohio

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