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Radio-frequency / Pulse-power (RF/PP) Engineer

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Salary/Hourly: Salary
Reports to: Vice President of R&D

ScanTech is seeking a RF/PP Engineer to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems related to the design, integration and test of radio frequency and pulse-power electro-mechanical sub-systems that will be integrated in the company’s patented and proprietary Electronic Cold-Pasteurization (ECP™) systems.  This position requires frequent interaction and coordination with electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, scientists and a wide variety of support staff. Using a variety of software tools, the candidate will be involved in all stages of electro-mechanical design that span the full range of the design process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The candidate will assist in designing, engineering, prototyping, producing, testing, commissioning and maintaining RF/PP components of the company’s (ECP™) systems.  The candidate will be expected to generate concepts, develop and analyze designs, test prototypes, and integrate subsystems.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Participate in the various RF/PP design collaborations
  • Coordinate of prototyping, production and commissioning phases of various RF/PP subsystems
  • Build relationships with commercial and research partners in the particle accelerator community
  • Evaluate risks and costs linked to the RF/PP systems from design to maintenance
  • Lead the continuous improvement process with a high focus on reliability aspects
  • Design of RF/PP subsystems including vacuum, pressurized gas, hydraulic and control systems


  • Bachelor’ engineering degree in engineering preferably with a focus on electronics and/or electrical engineering
  • Graduate engineering degree (desired)
  • Professional engineering background (industrial or research) in an R&D environment is an advantage
  • Experience in high frequency RF and digital signal processing is a major advantage
  • Experience in designing and engineering power RF systems is an advantage, in particular accelerator RF technology
  • Experience with Solidworks CAD solids modeling tools, analysis tools
  • Experience with tolerance analysis and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing applications
  • Specific experience in high power microwave systems, pulsed power systems experimentation and data analyses, diagnostic instrumentation and vacuum equipment
  • Experience leading diverse teams of engineers and technicians across broad areas of expertise
  • Experience leading testing on components, subsystems and systems
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to present material to customers and leadership
  • Expertise in electrical/structural design, sub-systems packaging, thermal, vibration and electrical analysis
  • Proficiency with ANSYS FEA and CFD tools

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Pushing, pulling, climbing, and lifting
  • Exposure to radiation, electric and magnetic fields
  • Gripping with the hands, twisting the trunk or back, crawling, climbing stairs, applying torque with hands or arms, carrying 30+ pounds, lifting 30+ pounds.
  • Work near sources of ionizing radiation, in confined spaces and around toxic chemicals and carcinogens
  • Use of safety shoes or protective footgear, safety glasses or eye protection, gloves or hand protection, headgear or head protection, mask or respirator
  • Working overtime or irregular schedules.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

To apply: Email your resume and cover letter specifically noting the position you are applying for  to

ScanTech Sciences HQ
4940 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.
Suite 340
Norcross, GA 30071

Rio Grande Valley ECP™ Center
6800 South International Parkway
Suite 70
McAllen, TX 78503