Hardware Design Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:20-014
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 03/04/2020
    • Years of Experience: 2+
    • Radford Job Code: 05021-05025
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Job Description

Kratos Space is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on.

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our customer’s communication systems through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us.


We look forward to working with open, honest, caring and passionate individuals that want to bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills to help us continue to build a great company.

As a HW Design Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertise to develop our complex products and technologies related to wireless telecommunications by applying RF and mixed signal capabilities.  You will work as part of a hardware design team with other engineers.  You'll be responsible for PCB/PCA circuit design and sustainment, embedded system design, and firmware design. Your technical responsibilities also include developing and executing our product characterization testing and integration planning.

Experience and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineer or related STEM field.
  • Experience with PCB design tools
  • Experience with Mixed Signal Design
  • Experience in embedded systems design and support
  • Experience with Product Sustainment and Product Lifecycle


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in satellite communications
  • Experience with qualifying and troubleshooting RF Performance
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Prior experience working with a cross functional hardware design team
  • Prior experience with supply chain and vendor management
  • Current Security Clearance


U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.


Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.