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Title:  Principal RF Hardware Engineer

In this “always-on” world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do. Driven by a collective sense of integrity, we are on a quest to ensure our lives, homes, and businesses are empowered by the world’s most advanced networks.


CommScope is a global innovator in broadband technology. Our team collaborates with leading Service and Content Providers to build entertainment and communication solutions that are personalised and mobile. At CommScope, we are constantly redefining connectivity to power a smarter, simpler, more connected world. CommScope customers include service providers (cable, broadband, telco, satellite), commercial verticals, small enterprises, and the people they serve. We win when our customers win…and that drives everything we do.


We recognize the workplace is changing and success can be achieved in many ways. This role can participate in our Flex@Work program, which provides flexible workplace options that are conducive to success.


How You’ll Help Us Connect The World

Specializing in Radio Frequency (RF) within the xDM team, this engineer will develop RF subsystems that are robust, cost effective and delivered on time in line with new and emerging technologies. They will support new products development (NPI), factory sustaining and product cost sustaining activities using ODM and JDM methods.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Electronic, Radio Frequency (RF) or Communication Engineering
  • Commercial RF development experience with detailed knowledge of RF transceiver system design, component level RF design and measurement techniques.
  • Proven experience in product development from design to manufacture
  • In-depth knowledge of RF technology relating to some or all of digital TV/STB/DVB; Networking standards such as DOCSIS, PON, FWA (4G/LTE/5G & other cellular standards), Bluetooth & other IOT and EMC (including Surge, ESD, emissions aspects)
  • Proven experience of RF PCB layout techniques. Able to advise & identify any RF layout issues early in the development phase.
  • Good understanding of Design for EMC principles. Be able to identify other product/circuit areas that may impact RF performance and apply suitable mitigation.
  • Knowledge of both digital and analogue technologies.
  • A highly self-motivated, creative individual with demonstrated success in the development of complete RF Subsystems
  • Skilled in developing effective relationships internally and externally
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills

You Will Excite Us If You Have:

  • Masters Degree or PHD in Electrical and Electronic, Radio Frequency or Communication Engineering or similar.
  • A background in Consumer Electronics, Broadband Wireless or Mobile Communications.
  • Experience of developing cellular/fixed wireless access products.
  • Experience of Optical Networking (FTTH, GPON, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Antenna systems & experience of antenna design
  • RF system and circuit modelling from DC to 7GHz
  • RF Electronic Design tools knowledge such as Matlab, CST/HFSS, ADS or Genesys
  • Knowledge of ETSI/FCC/country specific Radio & EMC standards and Approvals process
  • Experience of hardware reliability and conformance issues e.g. De-rating, MTBF, EMC, failure rates


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Why CommScope?

It’s not very often you get a chance to connect with something extraordinary.


Our dynamic work environment attracts forward-thinking, hardworking, and caring people who strive to build what’s next. We provide our employees with opportunities where they can innovate and build while growing and developing their careers. We grow with change and know the value diversity plays in bringing forth new insights and generating better solutions.


Here, you will find a collaborative culture that encourages authenticity and champions inclusiveness. Come connect to your future.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at



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