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Kymeta Corporation

You move. Your connectivity should move with you.

Senior Electrical Engineer, RF Focused


Redmond, WA
ID: 807-965

Who We Are

Kymeta’s mission is to enhance lives by unlocking the potential for global satellite and cellular broadband communications while on the move. We do this through our innovative solutions, best in class technologies that meet and exceed our customers’ requirements.

Our core principles define the character and spirit of our employees and how we operate. We are committed to fostering a customer focused culture by creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that is rooted in supporting its employees and our corporate social responsibilities.

What We Need

Kymeta is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer. You will bring a BSEE with 12+ yrs experience, MSEE preferred with 10+ yrs experience designing and developing advanced, high speed electronic circuits including multi-gigahertz RF digital communications systems. This role requires experience transitioning R&D designs to production-level products. You'll also need a high proficiency in using electronic test equipment including spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal analyzers, power meters, signal generators in aid of design verification testing. A proficiency with CAD design tools for schematic design & entry, circuit simulation and high-speed signal integrity simulation. Experience in the satellite, consumer electronics or telecommunications industry strongly desired.


  • Design, analyze & debug electronic components, assemblies, and systems to meet performance, functional and cost goals as required
  • Create design specifications for electronic and/or electromechanical mechanical components, assemblies and systems as required
  • Create and provide detailed schematic design documents and information for placement and layout
  • Develop test and assembly fixtures and procedures for electronic and mechanical components, assemblies and systems as required
  • Perform initial board bring up, verification and test of electronic assemblies and systems
  • Serve as a lead electrical engineer on internal programs or projects
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced engineers on daily engineering tasks
  • Oversee PCB design, FPGA implementation and lab prototypes
  • Assist in customer related technical problems and training when necessary
  • Train engineering & production staff on assembly, test and design procedures as required
  • Work closely with outside part and service vendors to facilitate planning, design, development, and formal test of systems in a fast-paced environment


  • Experience designing or working with satellite RF/digital communication systems, especially modems and RF circuits is required
  • Requisite experience in analog/RF/digital electronic circuit and systems design in a product development environment
  • Experience with modem design (from requirements through production)
  • Experience with board level RF and high-speed mixed signal control systems design and integration
  • Knowledge of discrete signal sampling theory, ADCs, DACs, digital filters, and other DSP theories
  • Proficiency in MATLAB®simulation, modeling and test benches are desirable
  • Troubleshooting and root cause analysis experience in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Extensive experience with system integration and testing of RF and analog hardware designs
  • Experience leading a project or small, cross-functional team of engineers with proven results
  • Experience with circuit design to meet automotive, FCC part 15, UL safety compliance, and additional government certifications
  • Experience with creating and implementing make/buy strategies and supplier engagement for contract manufacturing is desirable
  • Hands-on experience with customer training and engagement is desirable
  • Additional experience in embedded and wireless communication systems is highly desirable
  • Experience creating products or designs for regulated industries such as commercial aviation, automobile or government is desirable


  • BSEE (or equivalent) required, MSEE preferred


Kymeta is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. In the spirit of pay transparency, we have determined the salary range for this position to be $140k - $190k. This is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would be atypical, in order to allow for future and continued salary growth. Compensation packages are based on a variety of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to: skill set, years and depth of experience, certifications, and geography. The total compensation package for this position includes an annual target bonus of 10%, stock options, and benefits listed below. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer.  


We offer a competitive benefits package which includes:

Medical Plans: A choice between two competitive options

  • Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts

Vision & Dental


Employee Assistance Program


Paid Time Off

  • Exempt employees: Flexible PTO and 12 paid holidays per year
  • Nonexempt employees: 15 vacation days, 7 sick days and 12 paid holidays per year

Kymeta is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.