Sr. Manager – Antenna Development and Test

Job ID: 1142910 | Services LLC


Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.
As the Senior Manager of Antenna Integration and Test Team, you will help to build and supervise a team of experts in antenna prototyping and test for both R&D and production phases.
In this role, you will be overseeing the following:
· Architecture definition for the spaceborne phased arrays
· Development of over the air test infrastructure including anechoic chambers, nearfield scanners
· Development of the antenna prototyping capability including small prototyping equipment, SW tools, rework stations, inspection cameras
· Setup of the antenna test benches: Network Analyzers, Signal Generators and Signal Analyzers
· Build and test prototypes in support of R&D efforts
· Conduct design of experiments on the impact of mechanical design on antenna performance
· Work closely with mechanical team on the integration of antennas on different systems
· Conduct test and verification on antennas at different stages of the product cycle, generate test reports and provide analysis on the results in support of different development and production activities
· Development of hardware for antenna test and calibration

Export Control Requirement:
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


· BS degree in electrical engineering, with coursework and/or research work on antennas or RF/Microwave, or equivalent experience
· 10+ years of experience in hands-on development and/or research experience in antenna, RF systems, or DSP development
· 2+ years of experience in technical and/or team leadership
· 5+ years of experience in antenna/RF testing
· 2+ years of experience in prototyping of RF or antenna systems
· 1+ years of software development in support test or calibration


· MSc or PhD in EE with some course or research work in antennas or RF
· Experience in setting up antenna or RF lab
· Experience in development in cross-disciplinary environment
· Deep understanding of antenna test systems and post-processing algorithms
· Experience in development of phased arrays

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