RF and Microwawe Frontend Design Engineer

  • Aanbod Good Remuneration
  • Functiegroep Engineering, Energie
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8330800
  • Locatie Den Haag
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Education

Over deze vacature

To strengthen the frontends team TNO is looking for an RF and Microwave frontend design engineer. Given TNO`s many internal and external customers, excellent communications skills are essential for this position. You also know how to request for quotations at EMS companies and have experience with parts procurement.


The frontend engineer will design (sub) systems and will be part of a multidisciplinary team of experts including antenna designers, MMIC designers, FPGA designers, software designers, mechanical engineers, project managers, customers and suppliers.


TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for applied scientific research TNO, was founded by law in 1932 to enable business and government to apply knowledge.


  • You will be employed by YER and seconded to TNO
  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


Job Requirements:

You have studied electrical engineering and are further specialized in microwave design or telecommunications engineering and have hands on experience with RF and microwave electronics PCB design. Translating (sub)system specifications into a high level design (block diagram), detailed design (component selection and schematic), PCB layout, manufacturing (PCB and assembly) and finally testing the subsystem against the initial specifications will all be part of your job profile.

Required Competencies:

Experience with RF PCB design technology is essential, preferably in Altium Designer or a comparable mid-range EDA tool. Knowledge on a subset of the following simulation and data analysis tools is very welcome: Spice, ADS, Microwave Office, Cadence, HFSS, CST, FEKO, Matlab, Python. Knowledge about measurement techniques and equipment (oscilloscopes, vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers) is essential, and you don’t mind using a soldering iron if needed.