Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

Munich, Germany, Isar Aerospace [Isar-RFEngineer]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

We are Isar Aerospace and we are at the forefront of New Space building a modern space business to enable faster, better and cheaper access to space.

Our mission is to help democratise space and use it for good in order to improve life on Earth now and for the future generations.

We are a fast-growing company aiming to provide sustainable and environmentally friendly launch solutions for small and medium-sized satellites and constellations into Low Earth Orbit. The company is privately funded by world-leading technology investors with strong commitment and support and our team is made of driven and talented people with a real passion for space innovation.

We’re making rockets in a way that hasn’t been done before disrupting a traditional industry. If you are up for the challenge, want to work on cutting-edge projects and be part of a team changing the world for better, come, join us and launch your career!


  • Be at the centre of an agile and dynamic team of highly motivated space enthusiasts
  • As one of the first employees, you will be part of an incredible start-up journey
  • Huge learning potential and the opportunity to build things from the ground up (literally)
  • You’ll enjoy a high level of freedom and autonomy
  • Flat hierarchy and open communication


The main purpose would be to design Very High Frequency (VHF) and Super High Frequency (SHF) communication solutions for our rockets. The role requires to build a demonstration setup and incorporate solution into Avionics & Guidance, Navigation & Control (AGNC) system. You will be responsible for Antenna placements for Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) receiver and for radar transponder. Collaborate with Ground stations for Isar downlink and with launch providers

More specifically, you will:

  • Be responsible for the maintenance of Antennas and transmitters
  • Be responsible for simulation of antenna gains
  • Designing the link budgets
  • Work on Software-defined radios
  • Play a critical role during Telemetry 1st and 2nd stage



Must have:

  • MSc in System Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or anything similar
  • Experience in space industry
  • Professional Experience in wireless communication systems in space applications
  • Experience in S-band transceivers
  • Experience in Software defined radios (SDR)
  • Good understanding about antenna design and simulation
  • Good communication skills and a great team player
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Highly organised and proactive with high attention to detail
  • Can-do attitude and outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Driven and eager to learn
  • Fluent in English

Nice to have:

  • Experience in PCB design
  • Experience using Linux
  • Ham radio license

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