US-New York-Plainview
Date Posted
08 Oct 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

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.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support IRAD Efforts including new product design
  • Support Design efforts required for Proposals, and participate in opportunity review and proposal generation, including assessment of concept compliance, and verification approaches.
  • In support of Design and Development tasking, review the requirements flow down from project engineering and decompose those requirements to the functional elements of the design concept
  • Work closely with manufacturing to provide DFx engineering.
  • Provide engineering support production operations during the fabrication and assembly of products.
  • Provide ongoing support of production test technicians, process & manufacturing engineering during production activities
  • Support a rotation of activities through various engineering disciplines to build a thorough background.
  • Develop test plans and STE, participate in PDR, CDR, MRR and TRR activities.
  • Participate in test failure investigations including Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) assessments and Failure Review Board (FRB) preparation and conduct support
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 2+ years of RF engineering experience including electrical design/test/troubleshooting and basic mechanical RF skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with design and analysis software such as Microwave Office, HFSS, etc.
  • Experience reading, interpreting, and generating schematic, drawing,  and diagrams
  • Experience selecting and specifying test equipment and development of automated test operations and data acquisition
  • Experience developing and implementing test procedures, implementing/validating test stands
  • Experience conducting tests, analyzing data, and writing test reports
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software and/or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US.  In order to qualify you must be eligible for a DoD security clearance (see below).
  • Ambitious and willing to own the products

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience interfacing with customers
  • RF measurement experience
  • Space reliability / quality product experience
All applicants must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Person as defined by ITAR (a lawful permanent resident or someone who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)). In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.

About Us:
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 Security Clearance.

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.

Employment Transparency:
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 applicants.

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 or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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