Sr. RF Engineer I

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Summary of Job:
The RF Engineer will be responsible for the design and development RF circuits for semiconductor equipment. The candidate will be working with a team of Electrical, Mechanical, and Embedded Engineers in an office/lab environment. Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.  This is not a sponsored position and Reno Sub-Systems, Inc. will not sponsor candidates for work Visas.


Reporting Relationship:
Reports to Sr. Director of Engineering


Essential Functions:

  • Design RF matching networks, amplifiers, splitters, combiners, couplers, and oscillators from 400kHz to 2.45GHz
  • Design magnetics for RF circuits
  • Design Micro-strip circuits
  • Perform requirements capture, analysis, design, debugging integration and verification.
  • Analog circuit design
  • Work closely with electrical and mechanical designers to develop and execute a project plan and requirements.
  • Candidate must live within a 1-hour commute of the office from which they will be working. Candidates outside this distance must be willing to relocate prior to commencing employment.
  • Other duties as assigned.




Job Requirements:


Technical Skills / Knowledge:

  • RF circuit design/simulation experience
  • Solid academic background in RF fundamentals
  • Experience with low and high-power RF design
  • Electrical circuit simulation using ORCAD PSPICE or similar RF simulation software
  • Ability to troubleshoot Analog, Digital, and Mixed Signals at the Hardware Level
  • Minimum 1-year experience performing the essential job functions above
  • Close attention to detail is a must
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is a must


Preferred but not required experience

  • Semiconductor manufacturing equipment/industry experience
  • RF Generator design
  • Semiconductor match design


Independence/ Accountability:

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, work with minimal supervision and achieve results.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.


Problem Solving:

  • Must possess excellent problem-solving abilities.


Leadership Activities:

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work effectively in teams providing direction to both peers and management


Communication Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Team communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with many different types of people in different organizations throughout the company


Customary Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering preferred


Physical Demands:

  • Walking, standing and sitting
  • Long periods of computer usage
  • Handling – seizing, holding, grasping and fingering of objects
  • Vision – close vision, color differentiation


Working Conditions:

  • Office Setting
  • Moderate noise level
  • Minimal travel required
  • Flexible hours. May be required to work on off-hours and weekends
  • Occasional travel required.


Interested applicants are invited to send their résumé and an optional cover letter to

About the Company:

Reno Sub-Systems (Reno) has developed new and disruptive technologies for the semiconductor and advanced microelectronic industries. Leveraging its patented technologies, Reno has demonstrated the highest-performance RF matching networks, RF power generators and gas delivery systems for leading-edge nanoscale manufacturing processes. Reno has generated strong customer demand based on on-tool performance data, which allowed the company to transition from technology and product development to high-volume adoption within two years.