RF Systems Integration Engineer

Golden, Colorado, United States

Full Time

a month ago

Job description

As an RF Systems Integration Engineer at Loft Orbital, you will play a pivotal role in the integration of RF subsystems for our high-reliability satellite systems. You work with our RF team across campuses to collaboratively develop, integrate, and test sub-system and system level solutions for our satellites. Your expertise will be critical in ensuring the success of our space mission.

Responsibilities

  • RF System Testing: support RF test bench setup, support testing and verification of RF systems in collaboration with our RF engineers to ensure that our RF products performance meet specifications. This might involve using RF test equipment, analyzing test data, and troubleshooting issues.
  • Integration and Debugging: Collaborate with hardware and test engineers to integrate software with RF hardware components. Debug and resolve any compatibility or performance issues that arise.
  • Software Development: Write, debug, and maintain low-level software code for Loft RF systems. This may include firmware development, device drivers, embedded software.
  • Participate in Loft Gateway SDR product development (design on an architecture based on new SoC, interface definition, CPU/FPGA breakthrough...)

Must-haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in radio frequency subsystem integration.
  • Proven experience in RF system integration, debugging and performance analysis.
  • Proficiency in link budget calculations and antenna simulations.
  • Demonstrated autonomy in leading system and SW integration
  • Knowledge of S-band and X-band frequency communications.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Nice-to-haves

  •  Experience in Signal Processing algorithm
Who We Are

Loft Orbital builds “shareable” satellites, providing a fast & simple path to orbit for organizations that require access to space. Powered by our hardware & software products, we operate satellites, fly customer payloads onboard, and handle entire missions from end to end - significantly reducing the lead-time and risk of a traditional space mission.

Our standard interface enables us to fly multiple customer payloads on the same satellite, with capabilities such as earth imagery, weather & climate /science data collection, IoT connectivity, in-orbit demonstrations, and national security missions. Our customers trust us to manage their space infrastructure, so they can focus on what matters most to them: operating their mission and collecting their data.

At Loft, you’ll be given the autonomy and ownership to solve significant challenges, but with a close-knit and supportive team at your back. We believe that diversity and community are the foundation of an open culture. We are committed to hiring the best people regardless of background and make their time at Loft the most fulfilling period of their career.

We value kind, supportive and team-oriented collaborators. It is also crucial for us that you are a problem solver and a great communicator. As our team is international, you will need strong English skills to better collaborate, easily communicate complex ideas and convey important messages.

With 3 satellites on-orbit and a wave of exciting missions launching soon, we are scaling up quickly across our offices in San Francisco, CA | Golden, CO | and Toulouse, France.

As an international company your resume will be reviewed by people across our offices so please attach a copy in English.

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