Senior RF Engineer (m/f)

Madrid Tres Cantos, Spain

Full Time

a month ago

Job description

Location: Madrid Tres Cantos, Spain

A Joint Venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), Thales Alenia Space is a global space manufacturer delivering, for more than 40 years, high-tech solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth Observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures. Thanks to our diversity of skills, talents and cultures, our customers (governments, institutions, space agencies, telecommunications operators), therefore have Space to Connect, Secure & Defend, Observe & Protect, Explore, Travel & Navigate.

Thales in Spain is a leader in technological solutions applied to Defence, Aeronautics, Security, Transportation and Space and, furthermore, is a global centre for excellence in Space, Security of Critical Infrastructures and Transportation. With a turnover of €320 million and a staff of 1,200, it exports approximately 40% of its total production principally to the Middle East, North Africa and Latin America.

Key responsabilities and principle tasks

  • Design and development of RF circuits from DC to Ka Band such as amplifiers, oscillators, modulators, filters..
  • RF measurements of the designed HW in the lab
  • Validation of the Solution process
  • Support and collaboration with other departments in the company (quality, CTO, manufacturing, testing,…)
  • Analysis and Design documentation according to Space standards.
  • Technical reviews with the customer

Education & Qualifications

You are a Telecommunication Engineer (master degree) with firm background on one of these areas:

Electronics, radiofrequency, radio-communications or telecommunications.

Skills and ideal experience

You are:

  • Proactive.
  • Strongly oriented to team work.
  • Willing to solve challenging projects.

You have good communication skills.

You have several years of experience in some of these areas:

  • Space industry
  • Radiofrequency/Microwave HW design (passive or active)
  • TT&C


  • Microsoft Office
  • ADS, Momentum (Electromagnetic 2.5D), HFSS/EmPro (Electromagnetic 3D), ORCAD/PSPICE, MATLAB, Phython, Labview..


   English is a must, knowledge of other languages will be valued.

Added Value:

  • International experience

This position is for a senior level engineer (+5 years), however we can consider highly qualified cadidates.

What do we offer?

  • Flexible schedule, from 8 to 9.30 and 16.30 until 18h.
  • Thales Concilia: a set of advantages and free services and others at reduced prices.
  • Free and healthy canteen.
  • Enjoy discounts and special promotions on products and services thanks to Club Ahorro.
  • 22 working days of vacation, 6 days of free disposal and closing days that do not consume vacations at Christmas and Easter.
  • Thales Flex: Personalized flexible compensation plan in which you can choose how to distribute your salary (health insurance, childcare vouchers, transportation and training).
  • Annual bonus.
  • Fixed profit bonus of 712,43€.
  • Sharing Thales program: become a Thales shareholder.
  • Hybrid work plan.
  • Pension Plan with monthly contributions on your behalf to your Pension Plan.
  • Wellness Plan: thematic webinars and access to our company clubs.
  • Medical and physiotherapy service at the workplace.
  • We continuously create an inclusive, respectful and cooperative environment.


At Thales Alenia Space we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales Alenia Space employing around 8,900 employees in 10 countries with 17 sites in Europe and a plant in the US, our mobility policy enables employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad. Thales Alenia Space sees space as a new horizon, helping to build a better, more sustainable life on Earth #SpaceForLife. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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