RF Engineer

As a scientist at Bridge12, you will work on multidisciplinary projects that involve all aspects of the design and development of microwave tubes and RF accelerators. You will also work on the development of new products for generating terahertz power for scientific and industrial applications and discover new applications for high-power terahertz sources. There will be occasional travel associated with attending research conferences, trade shows and to visit customers. In this specific role you will work on the development of novel systems such as:

  • Vacuum Electron Devices such as Traveling Wave Tubes (TWT) and Gyrotrons
  • High-power, low-loss transmission line systems for microwave and terahertz propagation
  • RF accelerators for industrial and medical applications

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of R&D in microwave tubes, RF accelerators and microwave engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in experimental research
  • Solid knowledge of waveguides and cavity resonators
  • Microwave measurement techniques including the use of a Vector Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzers
  • Solid knowledge in RF simulation tools such as CST Microwave Studio, Ansys HFSS (High Frequency Simulation Software) and Ansys Maxwell
  • Basic knowledge of RF receiver design
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Proficiency in Python, MATLAB and other modern scripting tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and good team work ethics

Optional Skills & Expertise

  • Experience with Particle-in-Cell (PIC) simulation tools
  • Mixed analog system design
  • Antenna design
  • Microfabrication techniques


B.S., M.S. or Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering or Physics

Bridge12 is an Equal Opportunity employer. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Bridge12 offers three weeks of paid time off, 401(k) plan with match and health care benefits including vision and dental.

Please email Resume or CV with a cover letter to: careers@bridge12.com

Reference Number:S11-20190609

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