RF Designer

Vacancies 28 November 2019

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Josefin Andersson +46 (10) 2156097
Jani Pelkonen -
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Do you like the challenges in advanced RF/MW design and can you deliver  solutions that meet high demands on performance and reliability? Good, because Saab Technology Center is now further expanding its development unit in Tampere and is seeking a highly motivated RF Engineer to support research and development of complex Electronic Warfare systems. 

Your role 

As part of a development team, your work spans from understanding system and RF requirements to  making an architectural design and doing the actual design, integration and qualification testing.  

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Design, development, assembly, test and integration of complex RF systems. 
  • Requirements analysis, simulations and modeling.  
  • Perform component selection, characterization of transmitters, receivers and antennas. 
  • Work within cross-functional teams that include SW, HW , RF, mechanical and system engineers. 
  • Work with Technical Leads to ensure technical, cost, and schedule performance is achieved. 
  • Support business development with technical and cost proposals. 

Your profile 

Required skills

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline. 
  • Experience with design, development assembly, test and integration of complex RF/ 
  • Microwave hardware and systems, including PWB layout and engineering best practices. 
  • Ability to effectively interface with teams and other stakeholders. 
  • Experience estimating size, cost and schedule of a development effort of own design area. 
  • Hands on experience with tools, test equipment and circuit prototyping and evaluation. 

Desired skills

  • Fluent (both orally and in writing) in Finnish and in English.  
  • Experience from military and/or aerospace technologies considered as an advantage. 
  • High-power RF amplifier designs.  
  • Microwave design techniques up to 40GHz. 
  • RF SoC architectures, design and implementation.  

The position entails to working with classified information and requires therefore applicant to  participate a background check and a security clearance made by a Finnish Security Intelligence  Service. 

What you will be a part of 

Your work place will be in Saab Technology Center in Tampere but since Saab is a global company this role will require some travelling and being able to communicate with your colleagues abroad. At Saab Technology Center you will be a part of the Electronic Warfare Systems Business Unit that delivers electronic warfare applications for air, land and naval products. Saab Technology Center contributes to the next generation distributed systems for Electronic Support and Electronic Attack  on absolute cutting edge hardware and software. In addition to extremely interesting projects, we offer you unique career opportunities where on-going training and development is also provided to help you build your career. We are big enough to  offer a wide range of opportunities, but agile enough to be noticed and recognized. 

Would you like to know more about the Saab-life and the benefits of joining us? Read our People  Philosophy. 

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