RF Engineer

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Date: Feb 28, 2024

Location: West Chester, OH, US, 45069

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of five business units in six manufacturing locations. Our brand names are recognized globally including: BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH; Espy, Austin, TX; and K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic.

Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.




Design, analyze, and validate co-site equipment for military communication applications.




  • Design high performance RF products; responsible for projects from start to finish
    • Design for low loss, high linearity, EMI/EMC, reliability and thermal performance
    • Direct design to accomplish cost, size, weight, power and manufacturability objectives
    • Direct workflow of PCB designers to assure superior RF performance of layouts
  • Integrate necessary analog and digital interfaces or controls
  • Design for EMI/EMC, reliability and thermal performance
  • Develop performance validation methodology and production test/alignment processes
  • Validate new designs for specification compliance
  • Function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary design team
  • Support sales and marketing




  • Experience designing co-site mitigation equipment and/or radio equipment
  • Experience in RF filter and amplifier design, supporting circuitry, impedance matching, evaluating performance tradeoffs, and analysis
  • Demonstrated project leadership ability
  • Experience using AWR Microwave Office simulation software or similar
  • Experience using MathCAD and MATLAB software
  • Strong willingness to collaborate, sharing information between product lines, departments and MPG sites
  • Must have excellent written and verbal skills
  • Must be able to effectively and efficiently communicate with other departments, including manufacturing, engineering and management
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with the customer (both internal and external), both in verbal and written formats




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:


  • Must be a US Person (US Citizen or permanent resident – green card holder)
  • BSEE from an accredited college or university and 2+ years of relevant experience or MSEE from an accredited college or university and 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with AWR Microwave Office or similar package highly desired
  • Experience with military standards and specifications required
  • Experience with military electro-mechanical designs highly desired




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Stand, walk, and sit throughout the day
  • The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds





The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Moderate noise level in the office area
  • Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment when in restricted manufacturing areas.




  • Normal workdays are bi-weekly Monday through Friday, 8 hour days Or 
    • ​​​​​​​9 - 9 hour days, 80 hour alternate schedule with every other Friday off
  • Lunch period is one hour per day, unpaid
  • Occasional domestic and international travel may be required

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Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range :    -   

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact accommodations@mpgdover.com for assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Ohio : West Chester || Americas : United States : Ohio : Cincinnati || Americas : United States : Ohio : Hamilton

Sub Division : Pole/Zero Acquisition, Inc.

Job Requisition ID : 50675

Job Function : Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: RF Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Aerospace Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering

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