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RF Electrical Engineer

True Anomaly

True Anomaly

Other Engineering
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

A new space race has begun. True Anomaly seeks those with the talent and ambition to build innovative technology that solves the next generation of engineering, manufacturing, and operational challenges for space security and sustainability.


The peaceful use of space is essential for continued prosperity on Earth—from communications and finance to navigation and logistics. True Anomaly builds innovative technology at the intersection of spacecraft, software, and AI to enhance the capabilities of the U.S., its allies, and commercial partners. We safeguard global security by ensuring space access and sustainability for all.


  • Be the offset. We create asymmetric advantages with creativity and ingenuity
  • What would it take? We challenge assumptions to deliver ambitious results
  • It’s the people. Our team is our competitive advantage and we are better together


As a Senior RF Electrical Engineer at True Anomaly, you will be responsible for leading the design, development, and testing of electrical systems across our ground and space hardware. You will work closely with a team of engineers and technicians to ensure the highest level of quality, reliability, and performance of our spacecraft.


  • Lead the rapid design, development, and testing of high-reliability RF and electrical systems for spacecraft engineering and development efforts.
  • Drive requirements capture, component selection, analysis, bring-up, debugging, documentation, manufacturing, and test for electrical designs
  • Analysis includes link budgets, antenna coverage, antenna patterns, and data link rates.
  • Perform system-level integration of RF and electrical subsystems, including hardware and software interfaces.
  • Perform first article testing, unit level testing, and production testing
  • Support hardware through production, integration, and launch
  • Work with experts from other teams and departments to drive changes that make the system more efficient, manufacturable, and reliable and to ensure compliance with all relevant industry standards, regulations, and quality assurance processes
  • Define validation approach and create development and qualification testing campaigns to exercise designs to their limits and ensure reliable hardware
  • Develop and maintain documentation for electrical systems and components, including design specifications, test plans, and operating procedures
  • Participate in all aspects of the product development lifecycle, from concept and requirements definition to product release and post-release support.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers on the team
  • Continuously improve electrical engineering processes and practices to drive innovation and efficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 9 years of experience in electrical engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with RF systems design and link budgets
  • Electronics design experience preferred
  • Advanced experience in Altium Designer or RF simulation software (matlab, HFSS, etc)
  • Strong understanding of applicable codes and standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Master's degree in aerospace or electrical engineering or related field
  • Experience with spacecraft electrical system design and testing.
  • Familiarity with spacecraft power systems, avionics, and communication subsystems.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations related to spacecraft RF and electrical systems.
  • Experience with simulation tools such as SPICE, MATLAB, and Simulink.
  • Experience with regulatory filing committee’s and processes
  • Experience in antenna design, harness design, and PCB design
  • Experience with encryption algorithms, preferable NSA type 1
  • Experience with common waveform standards and forward error correction such as CCSDS and DVB-S2
  • Experience with file transfer protocols and memory storage


  • Base Salary: $140,000-$180,000
  • Equity + Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, HRA/HSA options, PTO and paid holidays, 401K, Parental Leave


  • Work Locationthis role will be onsite at our GravityWorks factory in Centennial, CO. Expectation to be in the office 4 days per week.
  • Work environment—the work environment; temperature, noise level, inside or outside, or other factors that will affect the person's working conditions while performing the job.
  • Physical demands—the physical demands of the job, including bending, sitting, lifting and driving.

This position will be open until it is successfully filled. To submit your application, please follow the directions below. #LI-Onsite

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

We value diversity of experience, knowledge, backgrounds and perspectives and harness these qualities to create extraordinary impact. True Anomaly is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, maternity or related condition (including breastfeeding) or any other basis as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.