Senior Radio Frequency Design Engineer

Cincinnati Area, Ohio /
Engineering /
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This senior-level Engineering position requires 15+ years of Radio Frequency (RF) Engineering experience and thus is a subject-matter expert, assisting all RF Engineering efforts at NuWaves. This includes proposal and technical writing, circuit and system-level design, and leadership. The Senior Radio Frequency Design Engineer also works closely with customers and potential customers on business development efforts.

Essential Functions

    • Make sound decisions for system approaches and tradeoffs.
    • Assist in improving daily processes to ensure the Engineering Technical Team meets customer requirements.
    • Lead the RF Engineering Technical Teams to be a culture in alignment with NuWaves’ Culture statement.
    • Communicate effectively, both verbally and by writing, to Program Managers and to the Engineering Technical Team.
    • Lead the Bid and Proposal (B&P) process by providing engineering cost estimates, technical writing that conveys competency, technical evaluation, engineering approaches, and detailed solutions.
    • Write technical papers, white papers, status reports, and application notes that support NuWaves’ strategic and tactical plans.
    • Be accountable to Program Managers in meeting deadlines and deliverables.
    • Mentor junior RF engineers.
    • Direct Engineering Technicians to effectively and proficiently complete project tasks.
    • Work effectively with CAD engineers in capturing design details.
    • Write test plans, reports, and system requirements.
    • Lead the engineering teams and offer expertise in developing, implementing, and managing the overall engineering methodology. Drive new thoughts in approach, processes and methods.
    • Interact with potential new business clients to conduct project feasibility, to determine their engineering needs, and to convey technical competency.
    • Increase the overall productivity of the Engineering Services domain as evidenced by lower cost, higher quality solutions provided on-time. Challenge the organization to strive for higher performance levels.
    • Develop customer relationships in pursuit of high-value RF engineering development projects.
    • Any other duties as assigned. 


    • Technical leadership in setting and accomplishing project tasks
    • Proficient in the design of RF systems
    • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the design of specialized RF circuits and systems
    • Broad yet expert knowledge and understanding of RF electrical circuits and systems
    • Expert in the use Engineering Design Software tools (e.g. Genesys, AWR, SPICE)
    • Complex problem solving/analysis
    • Results-Driven Leadership
    • Business Acumen
    • Performance Management
    • Communication Proficiency
Candidate is expected to have a Bachelor's degree in a related field plus 15+ years of RF module and/or RF Systems engineering experience.

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