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Actalent RF Engineer in Marlborough, Massachusetts


  • Responsible for the design, development and test of complex RF/Microwave components and sub assemblies

  • Research and develop technology related to RF/microwave/mmWave componets and systems

  • Responsibilities may include research of ferromagnetic phenomena in materials, material synthesis, material characterization and analysis, RF circuit design, system engineering, prototyping and assembly of hardware, and linear and non-linear RF/microwave testing. Demonstrate good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

  • Provides technical contribution to bid and proposal activity.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


electrical engineering, radio frequency, microwave, design, test, digital signal processing, HFSS, rf, couplers, amplifier, limiters, filters, mixers, detectors, spectrum analyzer, signal generator, power meter, network analyzer, ADS, dsp, magnetic spin theory, magnetic, MATLAB, hardware

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


• Basic knowledge of radio wave propagation fundamentals.

• Working knowledge of RF/microwave/mmWave components including amplifiers, couplers, limiters, filters, mixers, detectors, etc.

• Able to use RF test equipment including spectrum analyzer, vector network analyzer, signal generator, amplifiers, and power meters.

• Comfortable working in a lab environment and can assemble, solder, test, and troubleshoot new designs.

• Familiar with HFSS, ADS, and/or Microwave Office simulation and analysis software.

• Knowledge of RF Circuit Design, Computer Simulation, Digital Signal Processing, Mathematical Modeling, RF Engineering, RF Optimization, Filter Design, RF Front End Design, Wireless Communications, Microwave Signal Path Analysis, and RF/digital PCB layout techniques

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

Actalent is an equal opportunity employer.

About Actalent

Actalent connects passion with purpose. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts that drive scale, innovation, and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 engineering and sciences consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500. An operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions, Actalent launched as a new specialized engineering and sciences services and workforce solutions brand in 2021.