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RF & Antenna Engineer

PierSight Space

PierSight Space

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Karnataka, India · India
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

PierSight Space is a young startup building world’s largest constellation of Synthetic Aperture Radar and AIS satellites for most extensive surveillance of oceans. The startup is backed by Institutional investors like Alphawave Global (Investor in SpaceX), Elevation Capital, All in Capital and Techstars (In collaboration with NASA and US Space Force). You will be a part of Earth Observation Satellite Payload Development Team.

We are seeking an exceptional RF and Antenna Design Engineer with 4-6 years of experience to drive the development of advanced hardware solutions for space exploration.

Job description

You will Design and Develop RF and Antenna Subsystems for Synthetic Aperture Radar(SAR) Payloads
Develop Antenna for Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar and Automated Identification System (AIS)
Developing and testing new antenna designs using computer modelling software
Perform engineering calculations to determine the performance characteristics of antennas based on design parameters.
Perform Antenna Characterization
Perform RF System level design for SAR & AIS Payloads
Evaluate vendors and supply chain for RF Transmit and Receive chain.
Develop RF Schematic and Layout


  • 5-6 years of Experience of EM or RF hardware and Antenna design
  • Knowledge of RF schematic and PCB layout practices and guidelines
  • Knowledge of Electromagnetic Simulation Tools ( ADS, ANSYS HFSS, TICRA Etc)
  • Hands-on experience with RF lab instrumentation
  • Testing and measuring antenna performance using equipment such as spectrum analysers, network analysers, and other instruments.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Role: Design Engineer

Industry Type: Space Technology

Department: RF and Antenna Design Group

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Ahmedabad / Bangalore


UG: B.Tech / B.E in Electronics, Electrical

PG: Physics, Mathematics with majors in Antenna design or RF related field


Meet the Founders:

Gaurav Seth, with a BTech in Engineering Physics from IIST and a tenure of 8 years at ISRO, has been instrumental in the design and execution of five interplanetary and earth observation missions. His remarkable achievements include the development of India's first airborne foliage penetration synthetic aperture radar, showcasing his innovative contributions to the field of remote sensing technology.

Vinit Bansal, armed with a B.E. (Hons) in Electrical & Instrumentation from BITS, has an extensive background in technology sales with over 8 years at national instruments. His professional journey boasts a track record of securing deals exceeding $25 million in total, with a remarkable Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 30%. Vinit's expertise extends to the prototyping of cutting-edge space and defense technologies, including radars and transponders.

  • Exposure to real-world projects and hands-on experience in Space technology
  • Mentorship from experienced engineers in the field
  • Thriving Growth-Mindset Team
  • Lots of Fun

Join PierSight Space and contribute to shaping the future of space exploration. Be part of a team dedicated to pushing technological boundaries and creating impactful solutions that propel us beyond the stars. If you are driven by challenges and possess a passion for pioneering design in aerospace, we invite you to apply and be a crucial part of our mission.

PierSight Space is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.