Sustaining Engineer II

Sustaining Engineer II San Diego-CA-US Cobham is seeking a Sustaining Engineer II to design prototypes and provide sustaining engineering support for custom Radio Frequency/Microwave assemblies and sub-systems to customer specifications; serve as project engineer responsible for coordinating aspects of the project to meet technical, schedule and cost goals; performs work of moderate complexity. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and DUTIES: Design electrical circuits, components and integrated microwave assemblies including computer/mathematical modeling, part, material and process selection and mechanical layout and packaging. Perform routine specification analysis and component design including creation of drawing package, using REMEC standard design practices and produce prototype hardware consistent with REMEC manufacturing produce-ability requirements; perform routine specification analysis for new product specifications under direct management supervision. Test, tune, debug and optimize prototype circuits and components to meet specification requirements and manufacturing produce-ability requirements; write test procedures and/or software. Guide technicians on test, tune, debug and optimization of prototype circuits and components. Partner with the organization in the scheduling of development projects, including process development, fixture design and implementation, material procurement and customer interface (design reviews); evaluate customer specifications and support proposal generation. Perform and coordinate production engineering support function such as fixtures, materials, design, process problem evaluation and solution. Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation. Improve and maintain 5S in your area; make suggestions for improvements. Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving. Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate. Perform other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (The following qualifications can be acquired and demonstrated through experience, education and/or vocational training as noted or as appropriate.) Two (2) years of related experience in designing, testing and troubleshooting RF/Microwave integrated microwave assemblies and components; experience with RF/Microwave circuit analysis tools such as MWO or ADS and component design; working knowledge using test equipment to measure S-parameters, noise figure, intercept point, switching speed, spurious and phase noise. Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), or related field, including electromagnetism and lab courses, required. Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions; communicate across organizational levels; ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals; ability to speak effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers and the general public; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities; technical writing skills to document test requirements and prepare concise technical reports. Reasoning skills: ability to sufficiently apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations; Math skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent; ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Computer skills: exposure to a networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface using Microsoft office suite; ability to use Enterprise-wide information systems such as SAP and drawing-viewing programs such CAD or CAE, preferred. Technical skills: ability to read schematics, assembly drawings and parts list; ability to create electrical schematic and mechanical drawings; basic knowledge of programming; working knowledge of electronics including power and RF theory; RF/Microwave parameters & test procedures. Time Management & Organizational skills: ability to plan effectively using different tools; flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality. Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person's contributions; ability to work independently being proactive to resolve work issues or notify supervisor of resources needed; ability to coordinate with other employees and as part of a team. SECURITY May be required to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship. Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring. Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants. Cobham DJ. Keywords: RF Engineer, Location: San Diego, CA - 92116
Full time
San Diego, California 92116, US