SR RF Design Engineer - RF Filters

This position will work out of either Albuquerque, NM or Lisle, IL. A complete relocation package is available.
CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS), founded in 1896, is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of a diverse array of electronic components, sensors and actuators. Primarily fulfilling the needs of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), CTS is proud of its over 100-year heritage of innovative products and engineering excellence. With an established global footprint, CTS products are manufactured utilizing state-of-the-art technology driven by a highly capable and dedicated staff. CTS products and services can be found in a diverse array of applications worldwide.
This position will make possible the design and development of ClearPlexTM, a state-of-the-art ceramic filter for the telecommunication market. ClearPlex(TM) is a revolutionary ceramic technology that encompasses a miniaturized and light-weight mechanical structure, along with high performance attributes: high-power, high rejection and low insertion loss capabilities. Sr RF Design Engineer will design various types of ceramic RF filters/duplexers in the frequency range of 400-5000MHz and will support the entire lifecycle of a product from inception to commercialization.
What Makes this a Great Opportunity:
- Opportunity to work for a global industry leader
- Opportunity to work with cutting edge RF technology
- Be part of a culture that encourages collaboration, creativity and initiative
- Competitive compensation package and benefits
Reasons to love the Albuquerque area:
- Beautiful nature and great weather for year around outdoor activities
- Culturally diverse, medium size city with urban amenities
- Moderate cost of living, one of the most affordable for higher education
Key Responsibilities:
- Primary responsibilities fall into three main categories: Product Definition (15%), Computer simulation using commercial and customer tools, design and manufacturability (35%) and Fabrication and test characterization (50%)
- Leads and assist Leadership in the continuous improvement of design flow, method and cycle time using appropriate statistical tools
- Works independently and in team, directing and coordinating the work of engineers and other technical personnel
- Performs other functions necessary for the completion of engineering assignments
Required Qualifications:
- Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering or Physics
- Experience in the RF filter design (Cavity filter/dielectric resonator filter or other comparable RF filters)
- Strong RF background with solid modeling skills in RF circuits, 3D space and RF based CAE packages
- Proficiency with RF modeling tools such as Microwave Office and ADS
- Familiarity with 3D EM simulation software tools such as CST or HFSS
- Proficiency with MATLAB and Labview
- Project management skills on major development programs from concept to production
- Effective judgment and analytical conceptualization abilities
- Ability to communicate well at all levels of management, product management, production personnel, and external customers
- Ability to proactively develop new ideas / methodologies
- Experience coaching and mentioning others
Preferred Qualifications:
- 5+ years of experience in the design of cavity /dielectric resonator filters in the frequency range of 400-5000 Mhz
- MSEE or Masters in Physics
- 10+ years of experience in RF component design which must include air-cavity or dielectric resonator filters
- Experience with RF ceramic technology
Compensation and
Competitive compensation package with extensive benefits

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