Digital Design Engineer

IRF Intelligent RF Solutions

iRF’s Digital Design Team is continuing to grow.  We added to the team in 2020 and are looking to grow again this year with this one-of-a-kind opportunity for a Digital Design Engineer.

If you are considering a move and looking to combine your extraordinary talents and experience with some of the best and brightest minds in the RF industry, continue reading.

Position Summary:

  • As a problem-solving partner with our customers and coworkers, will participate in development of state-of-the-art, miniature microwave receivers for government and military applications.
  • Consistently utilizes the ability to understand and interpret product-level requirements in order to work within a team of multi-disciplinary engineers to develop solutions that meet these requirements while adhering to agreed-upon cost and schedule targets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior engineering staff to build, test, and deliver fully realized product designs
  • Independently develop digital system/subsystem implementations for variety of products
  • Participate in hardware/software integration efforts
  • Identify development issues and escalate these to engineering staff as appropriate
  • Work with other engineering disciplines in system- and subsystem-level product designs
  • Develop and deliver review materials that communicate design plans to staff
  • Provide technical support and estimates for sales and marketing activities
  • Understand and comply with iRF engineering policies and processes
  • Support corporate initiatives and flow down initiatives as directed
  • ESD Awareness
  • Other duties as required


  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain security clearance
  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • Must have experience in developing and implementing programmable logic/software architectures that meet customer and internal requirements
  • Must possess an understanding of digital hardware designs including review of datasheets, working from schematics, and using other design artifacts
  • Must have a strong background in programmable logic (VHDL) and digital design; experience in software development in C is required
  • Experience developing for Xilinx FPGAs and use of Xilinx development toolchains is required
  • This individual must be hands-on, decisive, and able to get things done in a small company environment

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience developing for Linux and/or RTOS environments is desired
  • Experience in development of embedded RF products is a plus
  • Experience in schematic capture/hardware design is desired
  • Candidate should be familiar with common development tools including compilers, debuggers, digital o-scopes, MS Office, Visio, and software configuration management/version control


  • Initiative
  • Organizational Awareness
  • RF Expertise
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Ethical Practice
  • Sense of Urgency

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