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Crane employees share a proud 150-year-plus history of doing business the right way—treating people fairly, dealing honestly and ethically with customers, suppliers, and shareholders, and working hard to meet or exceed the expectations of customers. They also share a fascinating history of innovation dating from the early years of the Industrial Revolution to the current era of technology-driven product development and improvement. Crane is committed to the highest standards of business condu... Read More

Address      Executive Offices 100 First Stamford Place Stamford, Connecticut 06902
Website      www.craneco.com
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RF Engineer IV

 The Electronics Group of Crane Aerospace & Electronics designs and manufactures high-density, high-reliability electronics for our aerospace, space, military, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. From the Mars Rover to implantable defibrillators; from submarines to fighter jets, our products have proven their ability to operate in the most demanding environments.

Our product line includes microwave products for defense applications and sophisticated electronic radio frequency components and subsystems. As a total solution enterprise, we offer our customers electronic manufacturing services, engineering support services, product development, and production service sets. Our products are found in the most complex commercial and defense applications.

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy in all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value. We have a unique and exciting career opportunity for a RF Engineer IV.  This position reports to the Director of Engineering.

Interested candidates apply online at: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA6/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRANEAE&cws=5&rid=2456


    * Lead engineer for RF/Microwave/Millimeter communications hardware systems for defense application including technical proposals, prototype to production, performance, customer presentations, schedule, and cost requirements.
    * End-to-end systems analysis, model and simulate circuit or system performance using analytical tools, Cascade analysis or up/down converters.
    * Detailed analysis and design of RF (from VHF through millimeter-wave) and mixed-signal communications hardware components, including digital receiver subsystems and exciters (front ends, IF sections, phase-lock loops, AGC loops, synthesizers, A/D and D/A conversion).
    * Filter modeling, analysis and design.
    * System integration, test and development of RF/millimeter-wave communications hardware for space flight.
    * Investigate and evaluate new communications technologies for spaceflight applications.
    * Work with teams to ensure that designs meet the customers' electrical, environmental, and internal manufacturing requirements and standards.  Support internal concurrent design criteria.
    * Functional as technical interface for customers.  Attend technical meetings and specification development with customer.
    * Translate customer specification, and generate design documentation required for prototype and/or production releases, as needed.
    * Document new designs per established guidelines including, but not limited to, simulations, test circuit measurements, and tolerance analysis.
    * Provide appropriate input to the development of test procedures, fixtures, and software.
    * Respond to RFQ/RFP's input and quote information relative to Engineering and Production costs.


    * BS in Electrical Engineering required, MS preferred.  Candidates must have 8 to 12 years of experience in microwave/millimeter-wave design theory.
    * Experience with high reliability hardware from conceptual design through flight delivery.  Knowledge of communication systems theory.
    * Systems architecture, RF architecture, RF/Microwave circuit design.
    * Detailed knowledge of RF and mixed-signal design technologies, including receivers, synthesizers, and transmitters.
    * Experience with microwave modeling tools (i.e., Gensys, ADS, AWR, Ansoft HFSS, Ansofl Designer, Ansoft Maxell, Matlab and AutoCAD or equivalent software.
    * Magnetic circuit analysis experience desired.
    * Excellent documentation, organization, communication, and time management skills.
    * Skilled at writing procedures, reports and acceptances test.
    * Demonstrated leadership skills.  Ability to work in a team, and mentor junior engineers.

Special Conditions:

Ability to apply and obtain a US government security clearance is required.

Crane Electronics is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action / Drug-free workplace employer.

This description represents the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification and is subject to modification at management discretion.



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