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Radio Frequency Hardware EngineerLittletonColorado.

Radio Frequency Hardware Engineer

Littleton | Colorado | United States | 80127


ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our country and operate responsibly. We are a reputable award-winning WOSB providing Engineering and Enterprise Information Technology (EIT) services to the Federal government.  Headquartered in Colorado, ISYS serves key national customers throughout the United States with a presence in more than 16 states.


ISYS Technologies is seeking a Radio Frequency Engineer. You will perform requirements analysis and decomposition, develop specifications, perform architectural analyses, validate performance, and certify a deliverable product



  • TS/SCI with CI Poly

Job Duties:

  • Develop RF payload solutions for Space platforms
  • Work with RF from the MHz range all the way up through Optical systems
  • Serve missions ranging from human space flight, commercial broadband services, national intelligence, protected communications, navigation and more



Experience Requirements:


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering or the hard sciences (e.g. physics, EE, Mechanical Engineering)
  • 5-10 years experience
  • Matlab
  • Able to understand Software/Hardware integration concepts, write test plans, procedures
  • Update Testing Scripts as needed and analyze Test results
  • Understanding of RF circuit analysis tools such as Agilent ADS, Ansys HFSS, AWR Microwave Office, CST, GRASP (General Responsibility Assignment Software Patterns) or similar tool package

Working knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • RF circuit analysis, using tools such as Agilent ADS (Advanced Design System), Ansys HFSS (High Frequency Structure Simulator), AWR Microwave Office, or similar tool packages
  • Antenna design and analysis, using tools such as GRASP (General Responsibility Assignment Software Patterns), HFSS, CST Microwave Studio, WIPL-D, FEKO, or similar tool packages
  • RF payload architecture and performance analysis
  • Requirements analysis, decomposition and flow down of RF payloads
  • Integration & Test of RF components, payloads, and/or subsystems
  • Support Launch and On-Orbit Operations of RF payloads and/or subsystems
  • Communication Security (COMSEC) and Transmission Security (TRANSEC) Hardware
  • Radar systems
  • Electronic Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) and/or Special Test Equipment (STE)
  • Network architecture
  • Data Object Oriented Requirements (DOORS) traceability tool
  • Experience in Digital Communications and Signal Processing
  • Experience in communication system analysis, modeling and simulation.
  • Knowledge of RF/mmWave SiP/MMIC design, layout and simulation techniques
  • Experience developing Analog/Digital interfaces
  • Experience with full-life cycle of ASIC/FGPA development
  • Design digital waveform generators, digital receivers, digital on-orbit processors or other digital signal processing applications
  • Requirements analysis, decomposition and flow down of RF payloads


Desired Requirements:

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following:
  • Designing active components, such as Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) , hybrids, Linearized Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers (LTWTAs), Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs), Oscillators, frequency converters, etc.
  • Designing transmitters, receivers, etc.
  • Designing antennas and/or feed networks, such as reflectors, waveguide components, horns, helices, phased arrays, etc.
  • Architecture, integration, and test of Electronically Steerable Arrays (ESA), Radar Systems, RF and/or digital payloads, Telemetry Tracking & Command (TT&C), or missile communications subsystems.
  • Development of Analog/Digital interfaces
  • Certification and training as Certified Principal Engineer (CPE), Responsible Engineer, or equivalent
  • RF and/or digital payload performance analysis using MATLAB or similar tools
  • RF and/or digital payload test measurement techniques



Essential Requirements:

US Citizenship is required.

More about us and our clients

HRU has developed a large network of available candidates nationwide, as the company has been providing recruiting and staffing services in up to 22 States for over 25 years. We specialize in engineering, IT, technical and other support services. We are able to recruit and successfully place candidates in job openings in a variety of other fields and positions as well, such as human resources, administration, management, purchasing, sales, customer service, accounting, organic chemistry and more. HRU is able to service clients, regardless of location, by assigning an Account Manager and experienced Recruiters to provide the necessary staffing and support services. Likewise, HRU may assist job seekers anywhere in the United States, regardless of location.




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