Rochester, NY: Electrical Engineer RF uW

Rochester, NY: Electrical Engineer RF uW

Job Title: Electrical Engineer – RF & Microwave

Position Summary

This is a technical leadership position that entails design of wired and wireless intrusion sensing products used in residential and commercial security systems.  Individual will actively participate in a structured product development process which encompasses technical requirements development; hardware and algorithm design, implementation and verification; production test strategy development; and launch to mass production.  This position offers the opportunity to work in a team environment with individuals and groups located worldwide.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Planning and leading product development activities
  • Requirements development, management and validation
  • Microwave, RF, Analog and Digital circuit design and implementation
  • Embedded algorithm development
  • Failure mode and parametric analysis of electrical designs for robustness verification 
  • Design verification testing for requirements fulfillment
  • Design for Manufacturability, Testability and Cost Effectiveness; Factory introduction


BS degree in Electrical Engineering is required, MSEE preferred

Job Requirements


  • Technical Leadership
    • Ability to plan and lead product development and factory introduction
    • Ability to guide, train and mentor engineers and technicians
  • Technical Expertise
    • 5+ years experience with RF / Microwave circuit and patch antenna design
    • Thorough understanding of RF communication fundamentals and Microwave principles
    • Experience in mathematical analysis, RF & Microwave simulation
    • Strong analog and digital circuit troubleshooting skills
    • Proven experience with low power battery operated designs
    • Proven experience with digital circuit design & timing analysis
    • Thorough understanding of embedded SW design
    • Thorough understanding of product design for manufacturability, testability and cost effectiveness
  • Periodic international travel


  • Understanding of optics at infrared and visible spectrum
  • Mechanical aptitude

Special Skills

To be successful in this position individual must have a high level of self motivation, a drive for self development and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Contact me staffing [at] softwarescout [dot] com if interested.