Offers “Amazon”

Expires soon Amazon

Systems Engineer - Phased Array Calibration

  • Internship
  • Seattle (King)
  • Personal services

Job description


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 a Systems Engineer within the Antenna team, you will be responsible for key aspects of phased array antenna system design, simulation, measurement, calibration and optimization. You will be working in a collaborative environment with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver advanced high-performance phased array antenna systems. In this role, your responsibilities will include:
· Design and implementation of phased array calibration systems and algorithms
· Creating phased array calibration signals and associated signal processing techniques
· Performance analysis and design trade-off studies of phased arrays
· System-level end-to-end analysis of baseband/RF communication systems involving phased arrays
· Developing and maintaining simulation capabilities of radio communication systems
· Lab measurement and validation of performance of antennas, and phased array systems and subsystems
· Working with antenna, modem, RF and Digital teams to simulate, measure and fine-tune radio designs

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.


· Masters/PhD degree in Electrical Engineering with research/coursework in RF/microwave systems or equivalent experience
· Experience working with phased arrays, calibration and antenna measurement
· Good understanding of modern wireless technologies (OFDM/MIMO) and medium access procedures
· Familiarity with basics of probability and estimation theory

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

Ideal candidate profile


· BS in Electrical Engineering with relevant coursework in digital communication theory, digital signal processing, RF/Microwave Engineering, Stochastic processes or equivalent experience
· 5+ years of hands on experience in research and development (aerospace, consumer, or medical)
· Experience in DSP techniques, digital modulation, radio architecture, line-up analysis, RF system design
· Hands-on experience with lab test equipment like VSAs, VSGs, VNAs and Oscilloscopes
· 3+ years of coding and scripting experience in a high-level programming language like C++/Python/Matlab
· Experience with simulation tools such as SystemVue and ADS