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RF Microwave Cable Signal Integrity Engineer

Description

Molex creates connections for life by enabling technologies that transform the future and improve lives. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a complete range of connectivity products, services and solutions for the data communications, medical, industrial, automotive and consumer electronics industries.

Our office in South Grafton, MA manufactures specialty wire and cable, and invests heavily in research and development to provide technological solutions to a wide variety of specialty markets. We provide a wide variety of cables designed to withstand temperature and chemical exposures which may include: Ribbon Cables, Microwave Coaxial Cables, Twinax Cables, Microminiature Cables and much more.

We are looking for an experienced RF Microwave Cable Signal Integrity Engineer to model, analyze, and characterize high-speed cables, fixtures, connectors, and systems. The RF Microwave Cable Signal Integrity Engineer will be a focal point in providing technical leadership to develop application-specific solutions and provide test and measurement support data. You will conduct research on new and emerging areas of cable science for use in industries such as ATE, Mil-Aero, Automotive, and Medical.

What You Will Do In Your Role:

  • Lead product simulation and testing for next generation microwave coaxial cable products and technology to mate with industry standard RF connectors such as SMA, 2.4mm, 1.85mm, etc. 
  • Support management with data to help develop and implement the product and technology roadmap for microwave cable products
  • Utilize knowledge of product design, termination techniques, materials, processes, production equipment, and testing to aid in problem solving
  • Work with design engineers to help organize relevant information on product drawings, specifications, and documentation in accordance with applicable test standards
  • Work with process engineers to improve product quality and consistency. Support test and measurement of cable modeling/simulation, trial runs, engineering experiments, DOE’s as necessary to achieve improvement in performance and consistency
  • Lead product test team to determine product performance, define specifications and test plans, and trouble shoot performance deficiencies. Testing includes electrical, mechanical, and environmental performance
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations
  • Travel to and coordination with our Molex RF team based in Mooresville, Indiana
  • Travel to and coordination with our Molex production team based in Guadalajara, Mexico

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Experience with cable test methods and equipment such as VNA, TDR’s, thermal chambers
  • Familiarity with concepts in time and frequency domain such as impedance, propagation delay, phase stability, insertion loss, return loss, and skew
  • Proficient experience in microwave cable testing
  • Experience with simulation, design or test experience of microwave coaxial cable products

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Modeling Software experience with HFSS
  • Knowledge of DOE (Design of Experiments)
  • Process and Manufacturing engineering knowledge 
  • SAP experience
  • Familiarity with RF fixture design
  • Familiarity with RF connector design
  • Familiarity with RF cable assembly termination processes
  • Familiarity with other types of cable designs such as differential pairs
  • Good knowledge of quality systems

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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