Crane Aerospace & Electronics RF Engineer III in Chandler, Arizona

RF Engineer III

Location AZ, Chandler

Department Engineering

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

We have a unique and exciting career opportunity for an Electrical Engineer III at our Chandler, AZ facility. Product design and manufacturing technologies and families include but are not limited to:

  • Up / Down Converters

  • Hybrid Microelectronics

  • Switch Filter/Amplifier Assemblies

  • Surface Mount Technologies (SMT)

  • Sources & Synthesizers

  • Transceivers

  • Receiver Exciters

  • Integrated Multichip Modules & Assemblies

  • Monolithic / Hybrid / Discrete Components

  • Analog / Digital Control Electronics


  • Design, analyze, develop, test and evaluate complex multi-function assemblies, spanning 0.5 – 20GHz typical. Millimeter wave up to 40GHz desired.

  • Perform detailed design analysis using linear and non-linear RF modeling, 3D modeling. Fluent knowledge of popular software such as AutoCad, SolidWorks and Microwave Office required; additional skills in PWB design using PADS very desirable.

  • Perform, direct, and evaluate testing of designs and prototype hardware using various pieces of test equipment, including PNAs, spectrum analyzers, phase noise stations and more.

  • Function as technical interface for customers including developing specifications with clients.

  • Effectively and professionally present and report on design and development progress.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, MSEE degree preferred

  • 5-8 years’ experience in RF microwave / millimeter-wave design.

  • Demonstrated experience in active and passive, low noise, and broadband modules and assemblies design using hybrid microelectronics, discrete components and SMT integration technologies for defense, space and/or commercial market applications.

  • Experience in product cost development and analysis, technical proposal generation, and the ability to create, manage and follow program schedules.

  • Proven ability to lead complex development phase projects, and into the production cycle

  • Experience working in collaborative, cross-functional team environment

  • Excellent interpersonal, documentation, organization and time management skills

Special Work Conditions:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Visit our website at for more information on our company, benefits and great opportunities.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.