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Principal RF Hardware Design Engineer

Req ID:  76821

Wallingford, Connecticut, United States

Be one of the bold and engineer-advanced networks with us. We are looking for extraordinarily hardworking, forward-thinking, and driven people. If you thrive in a team environment and enjoy working with an ambitious, dynamic design team that owns much of the design process and work, then this is the role for you!

CommScope is seeking a Principal RF Hardware Design Engineer to join our Access Technology group. This pivotal role, based at our Wallingford, CT facility, will play a crucial part in our mission to connect the world through advanced network engineering.



How You'll Help Us Connect the World

Reporting to our Director of Hardware Engineering, the position will be primarily associated with CATV RF Amplifiers, including Full Duplex and Extended Spectrum DOCSIS versions.  This position requires simulation, modeling, breadboarding, and prototype evaluation of RF and Digital circuitry used in these RF amplifiers. With your knowledge of broadband RF components, you will collaborate with multi-functional design teams comprised of mechanical, electrical, test, and operations engineers. As a crucial team member in our laboratory, you will work with network and spectrum analyzers, taking measurements including frequency response, return loss, noise figure, non-linear distortion, signal-to-noise ratio, bit error rate, modulation error ratio, optical modulation index, and thermal analysis. We will look to you to make recommendations to the inter-disciplinary team to enhance performance and improve product quality.



Required Qualifications for Consideration

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years of related experience or Master’s Degree with 8+ years of related experience. 
  • Knowledge of CATV RF Amplifiers and the following:
    • Electrical design theory.
    • Circuit analysis and modeling tools.
    • Schematic capture and PCB layout tools.
    • Software programs such as Keysight Genesys
    • Proficient with test equipment such as Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, etc.
    • Product lifecycle models.


You Will Excite Us If You Have

  • Familiarity with DOCSIS Cable TV Standards.
  • Experience with RF components, designs & circuits.
  • Knowledge of digital communication IC’s and micros.



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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.

You will be rewarded with a competitive benefits package, including paid vacation, medical, dental, and vision plans, life and accidental death insurance, a 401(k) plan and participation in the Company’s Incentive Plan.






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