• API Technologies
  • $95,040.00 -138,910.00/year*
  • State College , PA
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time
  • 69 University Dr

Job Details


Welcome to API Technologies! We hire people who are curious, resilient, and want to make a difference. Our employee s impact goes beyond designing and manufacturing electronic components, together our work is exploring space, protecting soldiers, and saving lives. Our high performance components, assemblies, and subsystems are used inside mission critical environments; such as, the space station, fighter jets, and embedded medical devices. Our company of experienced engineers and technologists work by these values safety, integrity, respect, ethics, trust and continuous improvement. Join a company where we strive to put excellence in everything we do, including your career. Learn more about us at www.apitech.com/careers/

JOB SUMMARY: The Design Engineer directs, coordinates and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration and completion of engineering project within area of assigned responsibility by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties

  • Performs radio frequency (RF) and/or microwave component and subsystem designs. Designs, plans and executes the development of RF/Microwave products through transition to production. Functions include power amplification, frequency conversion, switching and control functions, filtering and phase shifting.
  • Plan and implement engineering program including: defining the project philosophy, activities, milestones and staff requirements per customer requirements
  • Develop and maintain a schedule and budget for assigned engineering project
  • Provide reports on the status of project milestones and adjusting schedule accordingly
  • Control expenditures within limitation of project budget
  • Identify project staffing requirements and coordinate staffing with supporting organizational managers
  • Coordinate preparation and delivery of project deliverables, design documents and bid packages
  • OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities and/or duties required. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assign and oversee project personnel to specific phases or aspects of projects such as: technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans and product testing
  • Review product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications
  • Coordinate activities concerned with technical development, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems
  • Direct integration of technical activities and products
  • Design of RF power amplifiers
  • Design of RF frequency converters, transceivers and exciters
  • Develops the functional specifications for RF receiver or transmitter sub-systems
  • Responsible for detailed design and schematic capture of the electronic circuits
  • Ensures that PCB layout design meets design requirements
  • Developing, executing and reporting design verification tests on prototypes
  • Providing support and guidance for the development of automated methods for sub-system testing
  • Release of the engineering design package to the production
  • Evaluate and approve design changes, specifications and drawing releases
  • Interface with customers to provide project status reports and ensure customer needs are met

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience Years: 3 years OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • RF Design and Simulation Software knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge of RF receiver/transmitter performance criteria, measurement techniques and test instrumentation


  • Education: Bachelors in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience Years: 5-10 years
  • Genesys RF Design and Simulation Software Expertise Pro Engineer
  • 3-D Modeling Design Software
  • MRP Manufacturing software
  • Microsoft Office
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office Based

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: No Specific Requirements

    DIRECT REPORTS: No Direct Reports

    Associated topics: design, hardware, image processing, lighting, schema, solar, transmission, wind, wire, wiring

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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