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Title:  RF Hardware Design Engineer

Req ID:  75493

Wallingford, Connecticut, United States, 06492

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.


Be one of the bold and engineer advanced networks with us. We are looking for extraordinarily hardworking, forward-thinking, and driven people. If you prosper working 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 looking to hire a RF Hardware Design Engineer for our Access Technology group. This position will work out of our Wallingford, CT facility


How You'll Help Us Connect the World

Reporting to our Director of Hardware Engineering the product portfolio covers all Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) infrastructure products, including Optical Headend, Optical Nodes, RF active/passive products, and RF over Glass (RFoG) including Optical Network Units (ONU)/Multi-Dwelling Units (MDU’s). This position requires simulation, modeling, breadboarding, and prototype evaluation of RF and Digital circuitry used in RF amplifiers and fiber optic transmitters and receivers. With your knowledge of broadband RF components, you will collaborate 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, 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 in Engineering with 0-2 years of engineering experience
  • Must have knowledge in these areas:
    • Electrical design theory.
    • Circuit analysis and modeling tools.
    • Schematic capture and PCB layout tools.
    • Software programs such as Keysight Genesys, Office, Agile, Oracle, SharePoint.
    • Product lifecycle models.


You Will Excite Us If You Have

  • Knowledge in Hybrid-Fiber-Coax networks.
  • Familiarity with industry and government standards; Telcordia, ANSI, FCC, and UL.
  • Familiarity with analog and digital fiber optic 1310 and 1550 NM systems including CWDM and DWDM networks.
  • Experience with optical components, designs & circuits.
  • Knowledge of digital communication IC’s and micros.


What happens after you apply?

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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.



Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

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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