RF/Systems Engineer

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Date: Feb 5, 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, document, and verify RF systems, circuits, modules, and systems including power amplifiers, LNAs, oscillators, PLLs, and filters that push the limits of technology and performance.



  • Analog RF circuit and system design (both schematic and layout).
  • Integrate necessary analog and digital interfaces or controls.
  • Design for manufacturing, EMI/EMC, reliability and thermal performance.
  • Interface with PCB designers to assure superior RF performance of layouts.
  • Develop performance validation methodology.
  • Validate new designs to characterize total performance to failure.
  • Function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary design team.
  • Debug, test, and validate hardware on the bench - in the lab, manufacturing or on customer premises.
  • Support sales and marketing by driving proposals and articulating product value to customers.



  • Experience in RF filter and amplifier design, supporting circuitry, impedance matching, evaluating performance tradeoffs, and analysis
  • Experience using AWR RF simulation software or similar.
  • Experience in mixed-signal PCB layout and familiarity with PCB design software.
  • Ability to lead and drive teams.
  • Perform system trades between modules/functions.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate with other departments, including manufacturing, planning, engineering and management.
  • Must be as comfortable designing at a desk as testing in the lab.
  • Solve, diagnose and fix problems at all level of design. (schematic, layout, module assembly, system, and production.)
  • Ability to understand software, firmware, and state machines such that new designs can be created and existing designs and process can be evaluated, modified, or fixed.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers in verbal and written formats.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BSEE from an ABET accredited college or university and 5+ years of relevant experience required OR accredited MSEE and 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with RF modeling and simulation required
  • Experience with military standards and specifications highly desired
  • Occasional travel may be required

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 : 51300

Job Function : Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Testing, RF Engineer, Systems Engineer, Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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