Digital Design Engineer

iRF’s Digital Design Team is continuing to grow.

If you are considering a move and looking to combine your extraordinary talents and experience with many 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 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
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain security clearance
  • Must be able to pass a drug test

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

EOE, including disability/vets.

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