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EchoStar Looking for a Senior RF Design Engineer

EchoStar Looking for a Senior RF Engineer - RF Cafe

Senior RF Design Engineer

July 9, 2015


EchoStar, in Englewood, CO, is looking for a Senior RF Design Engineer who will create RF and electrical engineering designs employed in EchoStar set top boxes.


  • RF and electrical engineering designs employed in EchoStar set top boxes involving QPSK, 8PSK, QAM, 8VSB and future digital communication methods.
  • RF and electrical engineering designs involving MoCA, RF4CE, Bluetooth, WiFi, and other wireless networking technologies.
  • Use and apply RF, Digital, Power, and Analog principles and design techniques
  • Responsible for circuit design from specifications, part selection, schematic entry, layout, optimization, validation, to final mass production.
  • Peer review of internal designs and OEM design proposals.
  • The Engineer will report to the Director of RF/OEM Engineering and work with other Engineers as part of a team.
  • This individual will provide timely status on progress of projects to management.
  • The engineer may be asked to interact directly with EchoStar constituents through normal business communications, trade shows, or other functions as warranted.
  • Responsible for design analysis and simulations, as well as analysis for mass production high volume design. 
  • Evaluation for cost analysis and optimization of design vs. performance.
  • Fabricate, troubleshoot, and test prototypes.
  • Document designs and write test procedures and reports.
  • Issue final approval with supporting documentation to management and document control groups.
  • Support internal groups such as other design groups, manufacturing, service and management.
  • Travel domestically and internationally in order to support product development.

Desired Skills and Experience

Basic Requirements:

  • BSEE or equivalent experience.
  • 8 years in RF design from component level through system level.
  • 8 years in use and knowledge of RF test equipment and methods.
  • 8 years with hands-on component level RF circuit design experience.
  • 8 years with documenting designs: schematic, bill of materials, test procedures, and validation data.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Use of such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, bit error rate testers, signal sources, modulators, and noise sources.
  • Satellite, cable, or off-air front end designs from tuner through demodulator.
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and ZigBee/RF4CE two way radio designs.
  • DVB-S, DVB-S2, 802.11 WiFi, Digital Cable, Bluetooth, and ZigBee standards.
  • Use of automated test environments such as LabVIEW to support RF testing.
  • High volume and low cost consumer electronic designs.
  • Must be flexible, innovative and have the ability to prioritize in a fast paced, growth-oriented and time-critical environment.
  • Familiar with consumer electronics design process and cycle times

About EchoStar Corporation

EchoStar delivers innovative products and services that power global communication, commerce and entertainment. Through our market-leading Digital Broadcast Centers across North America, we operate one the world’s largest and most advanced digital broadcast networks, serving over 17 million end users every day. Our historical pioneering development of market solutions such as satellite spot-beam technology, end-to-end MPEG4 video delivery, place shifting, whole home DVR sharing and VSAT data network management have consistently set new standards in the industry.

EchoStar provides a variety of benefits for all employees. In addition to health and wellness benefits that support a new era in healthcare management, we provide unique benefits including Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Stock Purchase, Discounted rates on HughesNet and Dish Network services, Slingbox discounts and much more.

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EchoStar is an EEO Employer (Race, Gender, Veterans, and Disability)

Contact Information

Paul Langer
Director of RF Design and OEM Engineering
EchoStar Corporation
100 Inverness Terrace
East Englewood, CO 80112
Tel: 1-303-706-5244
Cell: 1-720-935-8315

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Posted July 20, 2015