Anduril is seeking for Aperture Development Engineer.
Design, test and integrate antennas and apertures for air vehicles, ground systems and support equipment
Create, maintain and communicate product development schedules with sufficient detail to ensure that all assigned personnel are aware of their tasks and deadlines.
Verify RF, antenna and aperture system test coverage on flight or flight-representative hardware at the system-level and validate product performance.
Full cycle design and integration of antennas, apertures and RF systems, including collecting requirements, schematic design, component selection, supervision or completion of design and prototype fabrication, bring-up, test, debug and integration with the system.
Developing system interconnect diagrams and defining cables and wire harnesses that connect electronic equipment within the vehicle
Successful fabrication assembly and BOM management of hardware with PCB, cable, connector, and component vendors.
Support other functional engineering team’s development effort with an understanding of antenna design, system impacts and trades regarding antenna design and placement
Represent the antenna sub-system in vehicle-level cross-disciplinary trade-off studies that define and optimize the design and placement on antennas on a variety of platforms
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
7+ years of experience designing, testing and troubleshooting complex board designs.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of antenna and RF design
Experience with Anechoic chambers, antenna test ranges, and RF measurements
Knowledge of integration and implementation concerns of antennas (e.g. cosite issues) and mitigations, solutions
Knowledge of modern analog and digital electronics and electronic circuits.
Proficient with simulation and design software (Altium, Ansys, HFSS, etc)
Competence with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, thermal chambers, current-probes, and automation of tests.
Knowledgeable in Python and C/C++
Understanding of hardware evaluation methodologies, including development of test cases/suites, performance monitoring, test automation, and data analysis.
Familiarity with aircraft avionics and antenna/aperture vendors and component suppliers from past experience in UAV programs.
Experience in the electrical integration of avionics modules and payloads into UAV systems.
Experience with flight architecture and design for high reliability, resiliency, redundancy and/or fault tolerance, along with the ability to work collaboratively with other teams to define product requirements, develop specifications and conduct system level test
Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance
Understanding and familiarity with DO-254, DO-178C, DO-160, DO-311A
Understanding and familiarity with MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-461