A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers
challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you
looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to
offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for
a company that values a friendly work environment and that values
YOU? Then look no further!! Consider Cobham.
We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a
technologically advanced electronics company employing more than
3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide.
We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to
the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense,
aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.
Cobham is seeking an Engineering Technician IV
operational tests on highly complex RF developmental and production
components, subassemblies and systems involving a thorough working
knowledge of advanced theory, instrumentation, measurement
techniques, and trouble shooting. This position is in Lansdale, PA.
- Determines, sets up and operates a wide variety of standard
test stands consisting of PNA’s/PNA-X’s, Spectrum Analyzers,
oscilloscopes, amplifiers, and other complex test equipment.
- Verifies and analyzes test results. Troubleshoots repairs and
adjusts so that the parts performance complies with test
requirements, and that the quality of the product is assured.
Determines when rework is necessary to ensure product compliance
- Recommends changes in test procedures and specifications that
will contribute to the improvement of testing efficiency and
- Works from a variety of documents including test
specifications, wiring diagrams, schematics, etc. where complete
information is frequently lacking or from general oral
engineering instructions requiring technical judgment,
initiative and experience.
- Instructs and gives technical direction to lesser-classified
- Will work directly with Design Engineers on development
programs and advanced measurement programs.
- Will work independently or with junior technicians and
engineers on recurring test (production) programs.
- Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology (AEET)
and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience relevant RF test
- Experience working in an engineering laboratory on production
and development environment.
- Experience gathering, processing, and analyzing RF signals in
the Microwave and millimeter wave domains using various test
facilities using measurement instrumentation (PNA-X, Spectrum
Analyzers, ENAs, etc.).
- In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be
eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which
requires USA Citizenship.
- Travel- typically less than 10% of the time.
- Experience with RF circuits such as amplifiers, Up/Down
Converters, Mixers and Filters,
- Experience in setting up test configurations across various RF
frequency ranges using network analyzers, amplifiers, power
meters, generators, RF Cabling/Connectors, and associated
equipment required to make RF measurements.
- Experience with interpreting complex performance and
acceptance test specification and procedure required for testing
- Experience with tuning RF paths for VSWR, Noise Figure and
Gain in the uW and mmW frequency range.
- Proficient with using small hand tools and complex tooling (i.e.
soldering irons, hot plates, drills, manual punches).
Fabricate assemblies utilizing build – to – print skills to meet
engineering and prototype requirements.
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of
Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global
leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the
insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective
future. Innovators like you!
If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we
encourage you to apply. We are unable to sponsor work
visas. U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the
development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and
defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and
partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology
they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and
passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering
culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans
for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding,
exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of
Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and
employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will
refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against,
employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose
their compensation or the compensation of other employees or
The EEO is the Law poster is available here
and the poster supplement is available here
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with
and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability for any part of the employment process, please send an
e-mail to CAEScareer@cobham.com or call (703) 842-2971 and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.