Cobham Needs an RF Microwave Technician

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RF Microwave Technician 2nd Shift – San Jose, CA

April 8, 2016

Cobham is seeking an RF Technician to work at our San Jose, CA facility. The RF Technician's responsibilities are focused in the area of microwave circuit test, subsystems test to meet shipping schedules. The RF Technician will support production activities within a group concentrating on advanced microwave subsystems for applications including missile front ends, radar receivers, wideband tuners and synthesized sources. Duties include CCAs, and subsystem products, collecting and documenting test data and providing feedback to manufacturing engineers on production products.

This position is in San Jose, CA and relocation assistance is not available.

10% differential for 2nd shift.


  • Work with production staff to perform and document testing of microwave hardware
  • Perform and document tuning and test results on multi-function thin film microwave integrated circuits (MICs)
  • Work closely with manufacturing engineers, as part of a product team, providing feedback on modules and subsystem products
  • Test analog circuits from schematics and/or diagram

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associates Degree in Electronics or trade school or technical education and 3+ years' experience testing, aligning performing and documenting tuning and test results on multi-function microwave integrated circuits (MICs) OR
  • 5+ years' work experience aligning, performing and documenting tuning and test results on multi-function microwave integrated circuits (MICs) in lieu of an Associate Degree or trade school or technical education.
  • Must have theoretical knowledge of functional area and the ability to use the necessary equipment, including computer controlled test stations.
  • Familiarity with network/spectrum analyzers and microwave circuit test equipment.
  • Proficient written and verbal skills.
  • Computer skills are required for this position including: file manipulation, file organization, accessing and launching various programs, and basic Microsoft Excel. US Citizenship required along with the ability to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance.

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Company Information:

We provide critical solutions on land, at sea, and in the air and space, by moving data through off-the-shelf and customised products including RF, microwave, and high reliability microelectronics, antenna subsystems and motion control solutions.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V


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Posted April 10, 2016