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7/19/2015
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Engineering
Antenna Engineer
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SpaceX | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Engineer The Future
SpaceX is a U.S.-based advanced technology company founded by residing CEO and CTO, Elon Musk. Founded in 2002, SpaceX builds rockets and spacecraft from the ground up, including cutting edge electronics, software, vehicle structures, and engine systems. The Falcon Launch Vehicle and Dragon Spacecraft programs are some of the most ambitious engineering systems in the world, designed to support our ultimate goals of aviation-like spaceflight capability and making humanity a multi-planet species. Our team is made up of more than 3,000 SpaceXers located across our Hawthorne, California headquarters; and other facilities in Florida, Texas, and Washington, DC.
Advance the course of human history and pave the ways to Mars
This is SpaceX . We are not like most companies. Our goal is to do what has never before been done--enabling mankind to live on other planets. We push the boundaries of what is currently possible, and understand it takes rare individuals to help us make this happen. We celebrate our successes , and each other. We seek future colleagues with a rare mix of drive, passion, scrappiness, intelligence, and curiosity to seek what's beyond the stars.
Senior Antenna Engineer Responsibilities: A Senior Antenna Engineer will be part of multidisciplinary team that will contribute to the following:
Design of advanced antenna and feed systems in support of next generation products Fabricate and characterize prototypes of antennas, feed systems and RF front ends Contribute different aspects of the integration of the antennas into spacecrafts and other systems Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with some coursework in RF, Microwave, Antennas, Propagation, Applied Electromagnetics, and EMC is required 1+ year research or development experience in the general areas of RF and Antennas (including internship and thesis work) Familiar with one of the 3D EM simulation tools such as CST, HFSS, FEKO, SEMCAD, EMPro, TICRA or XFDTD Proficient in basic RF concepts such as impedance matching, linear and aperture antennas, smith chart, power handling metrics (IIP2, IMD), microwave network analysis, RF fiter design Familiar with one of the mainstream RF circuit simulation tools: AWR, ADS, Genesys Familiar with antenna prototyping tools and techniques Familiar with antenna measurement techniques and tools such as anechoic/reverb chambers, near field EM measurements Preferred Attributes, Capabilities, Skills, and Experience:
Masters of Science or PhD in Electrical Engineering with some research/thesis work on RF or antennas preferred. ITAR Requirements:
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resource Department at (310) 363-6000.

About SpaceX

SpaceX is developing a family of launch vehicles and spacecraft intended to increase the reliability and reduce the cost of both manned and unmanned space transportation, ultimately by a factor of ten. With the Falcon 1 and Falcon 9 vehicles, SpaceX offers highly reliable/cost-efficient launch capabilities for spacecraft insertion into any orbital altitude and inclination. Starting in 2010, SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft will provide Earth-to-LEO transport of pressurized and unpressurized cargo, including resupply to the International Space Station (ISS). Founded in 2002, SpaceX is a private company owned by management and employees, with minority investments from Founders Fund and DFJ. The SpaceX team now numbers nearly 800, with corporate headquarters in Hawthorne, California.