Senior Electrical Engineer - (Job ID P16)

San Francisco, CA
Engineering /
Our Goals

At UTVATE, we have the following main goals. Join us if your goals align with ours!

• Improve global prosperity by building innovative products that enable access to information
• Make satellite internet accessible to all
• Build the best workplace to take the best care of our team


    • Design schematic and layout of mixed-signal circuitry
    • Use circuit simulator tools such Keysight ADS to analyze end-to-end circuit performance
    • Perform analysis to debug design issues
    • Oversee contract manufacturing and suppliers
    • Successful delivery of PCB/PCBA builds
    • Develop test plans and use lab equipment to test and debug RF systems
    • Develop automation scripts for measurement and documentation of RF systems


    • 5+ years of hands-on experience in board-level bring-up, manufacturing, and testing
    • Experience with schematic capture and layout of high-density RF PCBs in Orcad and/or Altium
    • Working knowledge of Signal Integrity and Power Integrity principles associated with mixed-signal design
    • Experience leading DFM/DFT reviews to deliver design manufacturability, testability, quality, and reliability
    • Experience with IPC standards for PCB manufacturing, assembly, and test
    • Experience with test equipment such as signal generators, power meters, Vector Network Analyzers, and Spectrum Analyzers
    • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or Matlab


    • BSEE is required, MS/PhD preferred

What Makes You Standout

    • Experience with active RF circuits and a working knowledge of circuit simulators such as Keysight ADS
    • Experience with phased array systems testing
    • Experience with 3D EM simulators like Ansys HFSS or CST
    • Understanding of cross-team dependencies including electrical, software, mechanical, thermal, and environmental

Salary range and description

    • The salary range is informed and defined through professional-grade salary surveys and compensation data sources. The actual base salary is determined based on your experience, credentials, educational accomplishments, and skills.
    • Please see Benefits section for more information on what our total rewards package includes.
$151,000 - $174,000 a year

Offered Benefits
• Meaningful company stock ownership
• Unlimited PTO plus 20+ days of company shutdown
• Parental leave designed by parents for parents
• 401k with 5% company matching
• Individualized health, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family
• Quiet Weekends so you can rest, recharge, and be your best for many years
• No-Meeting Fridays
• $5.5k in wellness perk to invest in a healthier future for yourself

In-Person Requirement
• All employees are expected to be at the office, in person, for a minimum of two days per week

Export Control Requirement
• To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, all applicants and employees must hold U.S. citizenship, lawful permanent residency, or protected status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)

Diversity and Inclusion
• UTVATE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace
• We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees
• We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics
• We encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply. Studies have shown that marginalized communities are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to consider still applying.

Note to Recruiters
• UTVATE does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or staffing agencies
• Please do not forward resumes to UTVATE employees
• UTVATE is not responsible for any fees for unsolicited resumes or candidates submitted by agencies