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Senior Antenna Design Engineer

CommScope, Inc.

Last Updated: 6/05/21

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.

Engineer our tomorrow! CommScope is looking to hire a Senior Antenna Design Engineer for our Advanced Technology team in Richardson TX

How You'll Help Us Connect the World
As a member of our Advanced Technology team, this global role will work in a highly collaborative team based environment developing technology for base station antennas in 5G systems and beyond. This includes arrays and lens antennas for beamforming and mMIMO in both sub-6 GHz bands and millimeter wave bands. Design, simulate and test wideband antenna elements and features for aperture tuning and sidelobe control. Using HFSS and/or CST for antenna design/simulation. Test antennas and array prototypes in near-field anechoic chamber and outdoor far field range to verify gain, cross-pol isolation, sidelobes along with all other critical parameters. Design and test antenna and array prototypes for Passive Intermodulation (PIM) with an understanding of PIM root causes. Perform system analysis of Base Station Antennas to improve overall performance of wireless networks.

Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Bachelor of Science with 8 years of relevant experience or 5 years with a master’s degree
  • Strong experience designing antennas in the sub-6GHz bands including all aspects of system design along the passive RF path i.e. Radiators, Phase Shifters, Diplexers, Splitters, Couplers etc.
  • Extensive experience in design and simulation of microwave antennas
  • Experience design and analysis of MIMO and beamforming arrays
  • Experience designing distributed circuits including couplers, matching circuits, bias tees, and edge-coupled filters using multiple transmission line techniques including microstrip and coplanar waveguide across multiple substrate types including PCB and ceramic.
  • Expertise in antenna design /simulation using software such as HFSS, CST or similar. Experience using Matlab
  • Background in antenna test and verification, including antenna pattern measurement

You Will Excite Us If You Have:
Experience in designing base station antennas and active and adaptive beamforming RF systems. Hands on experience working at sub-6GHz frequencies through direct involvement in 4G/5G telecom networks. Background in frequency selective surface for antenna applications. Experience in radome and lens simulations and implementation. Experience in directly collaborating with customers to understand requirements and present technical solutions. Background in electronically tunable Phase Shifters. Skilled in thorough documentation and presentation of antenna design concepts, simulation results, and test results.

What happens after you apply?
Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting https://careers.commscope.com/how-we-hire

Why CommScope
CommScope is pushing the boundaries of communications technology. For more than 40 years, we’ve been leaders in innovating 5G, private networks and Gigabit speeds everywhere – we're always anticipating what’s next. Developments such as the Internet of Things, seamless connectivity, Cloud and 5G introduce new requirements and demand creative thinking. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including people with disabilities and veterans. To learn more visit careers.commscope.com/eeo


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.

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Hickory, North Carolina, United States