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Hardware and Antenna Engineer

 

About Metawave:

 

Leveraging artificial intelligence and innovative analog beamsteering and beamforming technology, Metawave is advancing automotive radar and boosting 5G coverage, economically and efficiently. Metawave is building the first beamsteering radar system capable of distinguishing between objects in difficult driving scenarios and in all-weather conditions -- making cars safer and smarter. Metawave is also delivering its state-of-the-art 5G platforms for broader coverage. TURBO active repeaters and ECHO passive relays to enable faster, more efficient 5G and fixed wireless deployments to bring high-speed connectivity to billions of users as they connect in bustling cities, busy office buildings, crowded concerts and sporting events, and under-serviced pockets all around the world. 

Full Time Employment, located in Carlsbad, CA

 

Your Role:

  • Be a core member of Metawave antenna team designing & developing active antennas for automotive radar & 5G

  • Build highly directional phase array antenna array steerable over large field of view

  • Work closely with the RF and System team to map customers’ requirements to antenna specifications

  • Proficiency is using HFSS EM simulation tools including active and passive components integration with the antenna

  • Perform other duties as necessary for completion of projects and achievement of goals

  • Ability to take an antenna project from the design concept phase to prototyping, testing, optimization, and system-level integration.
     

Field of Knowledge:

  • Clear understanding of system specifications and capable of translating requirements into a system design with simulation models

  • Clear understanding of noise, matching, linearity, and other device characteristics

  • Familiar with mix signal mode verification methodology
     

Qualifications:

  • B.S./M.S./Ph.D. in electrical engineering, robotics, radar, or telecommunications, with at least 3 years of working experience in industry

  • Experience designing, fabricating and testing antennas, electronically-steered arrays/ phased array antennas

  • Familiarity with performance characteristics of passive & active RF components including amps, oscillators, attenuators, mixers, filters

  • Expert at using EM commercial solvers such as HFSS, ADS, and NI AWR

  • Hands-on experience carrying experiments in mm-wave anechoic chamber, and using RF test & measurement equipment such as vector network analyzer (VNA), signal and spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.

  • Excellent programming skills, especially in MATLAB, and any scripting languages

  • Successful candidate should be highly motivated and be capable of taking an idea from the analysis stage all the way to testing.
     

Preferred:

  • RF and millimeter-wave integrated circuits design, fabrication, and testing experience

  • Experience with automotive or military radar, and/or working with automotive hardware

  • 2-3 years experience in designing Metamaterial-based antennas and an RF component

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