Manager, RF Engineering

Date:  Mar 28, 2024
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

San Jose, CA, US, 95131

Requisition ID:  782


To complement our team, we are looking for a customer- and team-oriented individual for our Plasma Control Technologies division at our San Jose, CA location as a


Manager, RF Engineering


For 75 years, we have been following our curiosity. It drives us and has made Comet a leading Swiss technology company worldwide. Curiosity and the spirit of research have allowed us to become and remain innovative. For a better and sustainable world.


To this end, we work and research on the basis of X-ray and radio-frequency technology. Our developments make an important contribution to safer, more efficient and more sustainable production, mobility and communication.


In the Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) division, we manufacture specialized components that are required for the precise control of plasma processes and are used in the production of memory chips or touch screens for sensors, smartphones or tablets.


What will you do?


  • Lead a team of experienced RF Engineers and technicians developing high-power RF circuits for COMET’s auto-tune impedance matching products
  • Set team goals for product, technology, and team development
  • Design high-power RF circuits and sensors for impedance matching
  • Develop models for high-power RF systems using tools such as MathWorks Simulink
  • Perform RF electromagnetic simulation using tools such as HFSS/Q3D
  • Document design ideas to build internal technology Wiki pages
  • Design and implement calibration routines and fixtures
  • Analyze and verify test results and improve test fixtures when needed
  • Assist in the development of internal IP & technology roadmaps
  • Author white papers related to high-power RF impedance matching networks


What you bring:


  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Electrical Engineering
  • 2+ years in Technical/people Leadership 
  • 5+ years of high-power RF circuit, RF VI sensor, directional coupler, filter, power divider or antenna design experience
  • Must have deep understanding of lumped and distributed-parameter circuit models of the Electromagnetic structures
  • Expert in high-power (>10kW) RF circuit design for MF to VHF band (300KHz~300MHz)
  • Must be able to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment
  • Must be able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment


The target salary range for this job is approximately $210,000 to $230,000 annually.


 *Job summaries account for a range of qualifications, skills, and experience that can be considered.  We are committed to making fair and equitable job offers based on a number of factors including but not limited to the job scope, market conditions, and candidate skill level and depth of experience.

Why join us?

  • Collaborate with diverse international colleagues from all over the world for a successful listed multinational company headquartered in Switzerland
  • Take on inspiring projects in a highly dynamic environment and thriving industry, which is growing globally in emerging and mature markets
  • Attractive training and career opportunities in our global locations, as well as flexible work arrangements


We are curious about you and look forward to receiving your complete online application.



Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto