Senior RF Design Engineer

Job description

Senior RF Design Engineer


As a Senior RF Design Engineer at Benchmark it is your task to develop high-frequency circuits. You select components or modules, simulate possible solutions and translate this into an electrical schematic. You supervise the print layout and support our production including testing. In addition, you verify your choices with your workbench. You know the field and you will to go our customers to advise them in technical choices. Furthermore you will study the technical possibilities of PCB manufacturing based on a unique additive process in our Benchmark-LARK facility in the US, so customers can use this.

What can you add?

Within this position, your focus will be on developing high-frequency circuits as part of a multidisciplinary team with other engineers. You use your knowledge to develop a substantial part of a product of system, which makes you a crucial member of the team. Therefore the design depends on your knowledge, skills, creativity and commitment. You are able to come up with creative solutions and you are able to substantiate the feasibility technically. Besides that you are not afraid to make decisions and you take the responsibility for them.

How to add value:

  • You create professional solutions for our customers.
  • You’re aware of new RF technologies and apply them.
  • You have an entrepreneurial attitude and take responsibility.
  • You develop yourself by challenging yourself and learning from possible mistakes.
  • You are able to come up with solutions together with our customers.

You have the following tasks:

  • The design, implementation and verification of RF circuits, in collaboration with other disciplines such as system engineering, mechanics and embedded software development.
  • A part of this is controlling the PCB design and performing simulations with CST-microwave.
  • In collaboration with sales you visit our customers to explain our technical possibilities.
  • You work together with our colleagues form the US, LARK engineering. They have an additive PCB technology which you can guarantee the impedance of transmission lines within narrow limits with LCP material.
  • You work on the report of the technical progress to share with the project manager.
  • If necessary, you are specifying and optimizing production tests (NPI) of your design.

Your profile:

  • You have experience with the use of simulation tools and complex measuring equipment for measuring RF circuits such as mixers, amplifiers, IF circuits, filters, oscillator and synthesizer.
  • You have experience with RF application such as Telecom (GSM, 3G), wireless (bluetooth, WiFi, RFID, ZigBee) or radars.
  • You communicate clearly about your expectations from colleagues and suppliers and of course what our customer can expect from you.

Job requirements

We look for you if you have

  • A completed HBO or WO degree in Electrical engineering
  • At least 7 years of relevant work experience as an RF designer within an environment with product development.
  • Experience with circuits from 10 to 40GHz.
  • Experience in working in a multidisciplinary work environment.
  • The knowledge of designs for production test and manufacturing requirements.

We offer

A working environment where you are part of a global company. You will work in independent teams where we are open to new initiatives and ideas from everyone. You work in a dynamic environment that offers you the space to take steps quickly, to grow and to take responsibility. These steps are possible within and outside your current job area. Within this environment, the work is not only challenging, but above all a lot of fun. In addition to an appropriate salary, we offer excellent conditions such as:

- 27 vacation days and 13 ATV-days.

- Flexible working hours. As long as you ensure that your work is finished, there is the possibility within Benchmark to flexibly organize your working hours.

- Broad development possibilities. Within Benchmark there are countless opportunities to develop.

- Entrepreneurship is seen, appreciated and stimulated.


Benchmark in Almelo is part of the multinational Benchmark Inc., a listed company in the field of manufacturing electronics and providing services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). At Benchmark you work for companies that make an impact with their innovations, so we develop new products that increase the safety, health or, on the contrary, convenience. We supply these products from product design to volume production and directly to the end user. This entire process, from design to production, is carried out entirely in Almelo. Benchmark Inc currently has 23 sites, which over 500 employees work in Almelo.


Are you interested in working for a fast-growing, internationally operating project organization? Then apply immediately! Are you looking for more information? Please contact Manon Voskamp at

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