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Antenna Engineer

Company: Epirus
Location: Hawthorne
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Epirus designs and builds cutting-edge, high-powered microwave (HPM) systems that have the ability to transform industries. With a successful foothold in the defense industry, where we invented directed energy weapon systems that surpass current capabilities, were creating new possibilities for intelligently-driven power products in commercial markets.Job objective:Epirus designs and manufactures novel RF systems, in a variety of form factors, in a rapid development environment. The Antenna Engineer role focuses on design, simulation, production, integration, and test of antenna and radome components. Antenna sub-systems are often phased arrays, so particular experience in phased array development and test is preferred. Radomes must be designed for a variety of antenna subsystem form factors, combining electrical and mechanical engineering with a focus on low loss, structural integrity, manufacturability, and high-quality finish.Duties:Design and simulate antenna elements and antenna arraysDesign and simulate radome materials and structureCoordinate manufacturing of antenna subsystem components, including radomes, mechanical mounts and test fixturesDevelop and conduct antenna tests to validate simulationPerform antenna calibration and bore sightingRequiredQualifications:BS degree in any of the following disciplines; Systems, Aerospace, Electrical, or related disciplines5+ years industry experience, including antenna and/or radome design and testExperience with HFSS and/or other similar EM simulation toolsExperience with SolidWorks and/or other CAD toolsUS Citizen (future security clearance may be required)DesiredQualifications:Experienced in 3D modeling of mechanical mounts / fixtures for antennae and / or radome (Solidworks preferred)Good written and oral communication skills; not afraid to speak up, either to ask for help or disagree on a technical point that warrants more discussionCollaborative; capable of working across all levels of the organizationEager to learn and to help others on the teamOrganized; comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environmentFocused, with perspective on what matters most, rapidly delivering customer valueExperience with phased arraysKnowledgeable in RF properties of materials, as it pertains to radomeEpirus was the magical bow with infinite arrows wielded by the Greek hero Theseus. Like our namesake, we strive to be fast, efficient, and limitless in our approach. This agility, combined with a culture of innovation in systems development, allows us to move quickly without losing the decades of lessons learned.We have developed technologies that leverage new breakthroughs in sensors and high-power microwaves, combined with computer vision and advanced software control. Our first broad-market application is a comprehensive defense system to defeat offensive drones at scale.SDL2017

Keywords: Epirus, Hawthorne , Antenna Engineer, Other , Hawthorne, California

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