Company: ERS Antenna
Location: Germantown, MD 20874
Type: Full Time
Experience: Experienced
Compensation: $110,000 - $136,000
Education: Bachelor of Science
Travel: None
Will Relocate: Yes
Gary Edwards
P: 810-636-4330
F: 810-637-5550

This unique RF Engineer will be a key member of our RFID hardware team. This role is responsible for creating and building a paper design and seeing it through to production. You will design RF / Analog circuits for various products from start to finish. These will be unique products such as inventory management and barcode scanner systems which are used in numerous businesses worldwide that you will recognize and likely shop in yourself

- We will require a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and 5+ years of experience or a Master’s degree and 4+ years of industry work experience as an RF engineer.

This position reports to the senior manager.

• Paper design of circuits and capture in CAD tools. Provide layout mentorship to PCB designer
• Bench prototyping of test circuits and soldering and rework as required for testing circuit boards
• Test and optimization of these circuits at board level and product level to ensure product requirements are fulfilled
• Involvement in architecture and platform development
• Simulation at board and system level using various tools to balance trade-offs and ensure a solid product design
• Regulatory test, debug and standards support
• Manufacturing and cross-functional team interaction and support for project completion

The following attributes are strongly preferred:
• 5+ years as a board level RF Design Engineer
• Specialist in RF circuit design, test and optimization
• Expert in transmitter and receiver design from baseband to RF
• Experienced in fault analysis and resolution at system and board level
• Demonstrated success in multiple product designs in an RF capacity
• Strong team player and communicator
• Proficient in matching circuits and inter-stage matching of various RF components and circuits
• Expertise in power amplifier parameter derivation and design. Deep knowledge of non-linear behavior is critical
• Expert in the use of test equipment, such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, signal generators, phase noise test sets, RSAs, Oscilloscopes etc.
• Working knowledge of soldering of surface mount components and rework of boards containing surface mount components is needed
• Working knowledge of simulation software such as ADS, CST
• Working knowledge of different modulation schemes and the trade-offs associated with them
• Working knowledge of PCB design from capture to layout. Cadence knowledge is a plus. Familiarity with HDI and high-speed board design
• Working knowledge of ETSI/FCC and EMC/EMI tests
• Working knowledge in WiFi and BT is a plus
• Strong insight into embedded system is a plus
• Knowledge of phased array systems and antenna parameters are a plus

Our RFID products provide the broadest range of innovative RFID technology solutions to enable most organizations to identify, track, manage and optimize the deployment of critical assets for improved business efficiency. Some of our products would include handheld and hands-free RFID readers and scanners which are in use at numerous businesses worldwide from the carpeted office space, to the retail sales floor, the warehouse, the production line and even on the the loading dock doors.

This is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Superior benefits, coupled with relocation assistance for those candidates who require it

About Us

Company Name
ERS Antenna
Germantown, Maryland
Stock Symbol
Specialized in RF and Antenna products catering to the Commercial, DoD, Retail, Cellular industries