Analog Hardware Engineer

Are you a self-starter?  Do you have an analytical approach to challenges?  Do you enjoy solving problems with an innovative and detail-oriented approach?

Annapolis Micro Systems, Inc. is seeking a self motivated and creative individual to expand our world class Team.  We are looking for an engineer willing to learn and grow with our company.  Our multifaceted high-performance computing products circuits at incredibly dense levels enabling technology that leads the industry.  We want you to help design and push our current and future products to an even higher level!

Enjoy the benefits of working for a small privately held company with on-site hardware and software design, as well as on-site manufacturing and test.  The close coupling of all aspects of design and production under one roof allows us to create products and systems at a rapid pace while maintaining the highest possible quality.  The opportunity to interact with other departments on a daily basis provides a first-rate opportunity to further develop your career as you diversify your experiences.

Our small company environment provides a friendly and exciting atmosphere.  We are continually designing new and innovative products, which fosters an extremely fast paced environment.  Annapolis Micro Systems knows there is no substitute for engineering superiority, and prides itself on creating world class products.


  • Product Definition, Design, Verification & Validation
    • Analyze Customer Requirements for Product Definition
    • Define Product Requirements
    • Generate Product Specifications
    • Develop Prototype Plans
    • Perform Design Validation of Prototype Circuits as well as new full designs in the laboratory
  • PCB Schematic Design
    • Create and verify symbols
    • Hierarchical / Reusable designs
    • Integration of ADCs and DACs with FPGAs, including LVDS and JESD204 based convertors
    • RF Circuits including single ended to differential conversion and impedance matching networks
    • Power Supplies (linear and switching)
    • Phase Locked Loop (PLLs)
    • Clock Distribution and Synchronization
  • PCB Design Support
    • Constraint Definition (Length Matching, Controlled Impedance, etc)
    • RF Keepout Definition
    • Routing plans and implementation
    • Generate and approve stackups
    • Crosstalk simulations
    • Power Distribution System Simulation
    • Backdrilling Definition
  • Provide Network analysis of circuits
  • Generate documentation to enable Firmware and Software Teams to enable and test hardware functionality
  • Generate and Implement Product Test Plans
  • Operate in a team environment to develop COTS solutions designed with the end user in mind
  • Generate and maintain BOMs and assembly drawings to support purchasing and manufacturing
  • Utilize Laboratory Test Equipment, including:
    • Multi-Meters
    • Oscilloscopes
    • Spectrum Analyzers
    • Network Analyzers
    • Signal Source Analyzers
    • RF Signal Generators


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience Designing, Building, and/or Modeling RF Circuits and/or Associated Signal Processing Hardware. (1-10GHz required, 10GHz+ desired)
  • Experience with high speed (5GSps+) ADC and DAC circuits, including signal conditioning and low phase noise clock distribution techniques
  • Experience with RF Measurement Equipment (Spectrum Analyzer, Network Analyzer, Signal Generators, etc)
  • Experience with General Electronics Measurement Equipment (Oscilloscopes, Multi-meters, etc)
  • Experience with grounding and shielding techniques
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with other design teams including HW, SW, FW, Mechanical, Purchasing and Manufacturing
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present designs to customers
  • U.S. Citizenship