RF Engineer, Early Career

US - AZ - Tempe Ref #12588 01-Aug-2022

Job Description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities 

Viasat is looking for an RF Engineer to join our growing team! In this role, your responsibilities will range from supporting RF production to design. We produce/design hybrid modules, RF boards, system in a packages (SiPs), and ICs up to 90 GHz and looking to go higher. This is a phenomenal opportunity for you to learn and grow your knowledge and skill by working with our experienced design and production team. Our designs encompass a variety of RF components including: Power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, filters, ADCs, DACs, optical converters, and IC packages. You will work on a collaborative team of system, electrical, mechanical, software, manufacturing, and system test engineers, just name a few, to ensure successful product design and transition to production where you’ll be analyzing RF measurement data, resolving production design issues, and improving production yields and test times.


*Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related subject area
*Classwork or experience in the design and/or assembly of RF systems/microwaves
*Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with others from multiple disciplines
*U.S. Citizenship Required 
*Up to 10% travel


*Master's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
*Experience with Agilent ADS or other simulation tools 
*Experience with HFSS, Momentum, or other electromagnetic simulators 
*Previous circuit design experience for frequencies above 10GHz
*Experience with RF test and measurement methods: gain, P1dB, noise figure, TOI, adjacent channel rejection, etc
*Experience RF test and measurement equipment: Spectrum Analyzers, Noise figure meters, Network Analyzers, Signal Generators, Power Meters, etc

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Up to 10%
US Citizenship required
Worker Classification
At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. For United States-based jobs only: The pay range for this position is $90000 to $150700 annually; however, base pay may vary within this range depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.  Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

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