Director, RF Engineering

Liverpool, NY /
Engineering & Technology – Antenna Engineering /
Wireless technology now impacts nearly every aspect of daily life around the world.  As the fastest-growing global tech company, JMA designs and delivers cutting-edge wireless technology solutions that modernize how people learn, work, live and play, like never imagined. We power today’s leading industries through next generation software-based 5G, private wireless networks, 5G-ready antennas and connectors, and advanced indoor 5G capabilities — all manufactured in the U.S.  Our headquarters, along with the first-of-its-kind 5G campus are located in Syracuse, NY, with innovative tech hubs around the world. Join our team to shape the future of wireless technology and elevate how people experience the world!    

You Will:

    • Lead a dynamic team of design engineers through the product development life-cycle
    • Manage and direct the research and development of cutting-edge antenna architectures with a mastery of industry trends and emerging wireless technologies
    • Technically drive projects in the research and design of antenna products meeting requested performance specifications, time scales, and cost
    • Maintain design and measurement records in accordance with company policies
    • Employ upfront design principles using ANSYS RF simulation tools to achieve ‘right first time’ design capability where possible
    • Develop and lead mid and senior level RF engineers using performance management and employee development techniques
    • Some travel expected, primarily between our technical and customer sites
    • Sales support as needed

You Have:

    • A Masters or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering
    • 10 to 15 years of RF experience in the wireless industry; specifically in the design, simulation, analysis, and testing of antennas for volume production, base station antenna experience preferred
    • 5 or more years of experience managing employees as well as staff augmentation through contractors/consultants
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong relationship building skills
    • Strong RF and antenna theory and understanding
    • Strong capability in the use of antenna electromagnetic modeling tools, HFSS/Designer preferred
    • Strong programming capability in C, VBA, Fortran, Python or MATLAB preferred. Able to show past experience that demonstrates this capability relative to data processing in antenna design
    • Can demonstrate leadership experience in ramping antenna products into high-volume manufacturing with aggressive customer deadlines
    • Experience in the design of antenna array elements and arrays at cellular frequencies, both single band and multiband architectures
    • Experience in the design of RF circuits (corporate feeds, filters, phase shifters) in different medium
    • Strong understand of Passive Intermodulation (PIM) design principles for antenna products, experienced in dealing with PIM in a production environment
    • Knowledge of spherical antenna near field pattern testing, use of Satimo or NSI measurement systems seen as an asset
    • Have excellent interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships as part of or leading a technical team

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JMA offers a total rewards package designed to support your life, both in and outside of work.  When you join our team, you have immediate access to numerous benefits and perks that fit your specific needs. Whether you're looking for employee discounts, financial, legal and/or childcare resources and support, we have you covered! We believe in providing comprehensive health and wellness coverage along with monetary rewards towards health goals, in addition to numerous company-provided personal protection benefits at no additional cost to you. Investing in our employees is our #1 priority.  Are you in?

At JMA Wireless, we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate, support, and thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. JMA Wireless is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristic.