Antenna Development Engineer

Ford Motor Company
November 22, 2023
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Job Description

What you will be able to do:

We are seeking a RF Antenna Engineer to perform antenna design and simulation, antenna requirement generation and antenna testing applicable to the automotive industry. In this role you will play a key role in design and development antennas for connected and autonomous vehicles at Ford Motor Company. In this position you will:

  • Design and develop antennas for Cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Satellite Radio, GNSS, and C-V2X from concept to production
  • Design and develop antennas for electronic modules that are used in vehicle
  • Build working relationships with electronics module design team to ensure the antenna is working properly.
  • Validate antennas through testing and simulation both component level and with antenna is on vehicle
  • Ensure that the antenna development phases and deliverables are aligned to GPDS milestones.
  • Support research of sophisticated antenna designs for future communication systems and develop sourcing requirements for various technologies such as 5G NR, C-V2X, Ultra-wideband, etc.
  • Support antenna D&Rs and Tier 1 suppliers to build antenna on time, with quality and within budget.
  • Drive continuous performance, cost, and quality improvements
  • Perform antenna simulations using CAE tools (e.g. HFSS, FEKO, CST, ADS, MATLAB, Simulink etc.) both at the antenna component level and on vehicle models
  • The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related field
  • 1+ years of experience in antenna design and development using CAE tools (e.g. HFSS, CST, ADS, MATLAB, Simulink) (graduate level coursework/internship/co-op experience allowed)
  • 1+ years of experience with antenna test equipment (e.g. network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, power meters, signal generators) (graduate level coursework/internship/co-op experience allowed)
  • Our preferred requirements:

  • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in any one of the following: antenna design, antenna test, wireless system design, wireless hardware design, wireless communications systems design and testing
  • Experience using antenna test facilities (e.g. nearfields and farfields, anechoic chambers, outdoor test sites, etc.)
  • Experience with high frequency electromagnetic field solvers (e.g. HFSS, CST, FEKO to design antennas and simulate antenna interaction on large structures such as automobiles, etc.)
  • Experience with Keysight ADS or Genesys to develop antenna matching networks
  • Knowledge of the following technologies: GNSS, Satellite Radio, CV2X, LTE/WCDMA/GSM, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax/ad and/or Bluetooth/BLE
  • What you'll receive in return:

    As part of the Ford family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

    If you can help us redefine the future of automotive, we'd love to have you join us!

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

    For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit:

    https: // us/documents/careers/2022-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-2.pdf

    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 108 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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