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RF Design Engineer

CommScope, Inc.

Last Updated: 6/21/21

Job Description

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

Do you have a passion for developing cutting edge technology? Do you have experience building RF/Optics prototypes end to end?

Position Description:

We have a current opening for an RF Circuit Design Engineer in our Horsham, PA office, as part of the AT Engineering organization within the Broadband Networks Segment you will be responsible for end to end development of all Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) infrastructure products, including Optical Headend, Optical Notes, RF active/passive, RF over Glass (RFoG), Optical Network Units (ONU) and Multi Dwelling Units (MDU) products. To be successful in this role you must have experience in RF and Optical circuit design engineering as you will simulate, model, breadboard and prototype digital circuitry used in RF amplifiers and fiber optic transmitters and receivers. Having experience and a breadth of knowledge in circuit design for both 50 ohm and 75 ohm systems in the range of 1MHz to 1.5GHz, you will be responsible for generating schematics, Bill of Materials (BOM) and Design Verification (DVT) test plans and results. This position is instrumental in supporting Research and Development (R&D) projects leading the way towards developing cutting-edge technology meeting company goals and achievements. You will be a part of a team of engineers working daily in the lab with network and spectrum analyzers, measuring frequency response, return loss, noise figure, non-linear distortion, signal to noise ratio, bit error rate, modulation error ratio, optical modulation index, and thermal analysis.

Additional Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Strong understanding of broadband RF components commercially available and its usage as well as familiarity with industry and government standards such as Telcordia, ANSI, FCC and UL.
  • Experience with analog and digital fiber optic 1310 and 1550 nm systems including CWDM and DWDM networks.
  • Knowledge of impedance matching, filter design and low noise amplifier designs
  • Knowledge of digital communications IC’s and micro’s preferred.
  • Provide insights, recommendations and feedback to peers as well as develop new tools to aid in the analysis and solving of problems.
  • Solid understanding with Hybrid-Fiber-Coax networks, electrical design theory, circuit analysis, schematic and PCB modeling tools.
  • Experience using tools: Keysight Genesys, Office, Agile, Oracle, SharePoint, EasyEDA, Eagle, etc.

Basic Qualification:

4-year Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate engineering discipline

6 + years’ experience in RF/Optics Engineering

Demonstrated experience with end to end product development lifecycle

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.


Company Details

Hickory, North Carolina, United States