Senior RF Engineer

The Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society (IT’IS), Schmid & Partner Engineering AG (SPEAG) and ZMT Zurich MedTech AG (ZMT) are currently seeking applicants for the joint post as:


Senior RF Engineer


The IT’IS Foundation, SPEAG and ZMT, the three members of the Zurich43 alliance, are looking for a creative and highly-experienced radiofrequency (RF) engineer to complement their R&D team in the development of novel and advanced RF solutions.

Your challenges:

  • Leading our microwave think tank of CEO, CSO, project leaders and R&D engineers
  • Guiding R&D projects of different sizes/ with various goals
  • Developing Quality Assurance procedures and performing internal and external audits
  • Providing technical customer support across the entire product life cycle and training of employees
  • Working within international research consortiums and tutoring PhD students
  • Taking ownership of prototyping, feasibility studies and concept developments for the technical and commercial success of our products and research projects

Your strengths:

  • PhD or Master in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Vast experience in RF hardware design (min. five years)
  • Widespread experience in RF measurements (min. five years)
  • Knowledge in electromagnetic modeling advantageous
  • Strong sense of responsibility and high quality standards
  • Team spirit, management qualities, innovative, self-motivated, solution orientated, able to work efficiently under pressure
  • Readiness for occasional business trips
  • Fluency in English

Our offer:

  • Ambitious R&D environment
  • Interdisciplinary team of highly experienced RF-, electrical-, and computer-engineers, physicists and biologists
  • State-of-the-art laboratories and production facility
  • Cooperation with leading research organizations, industry and governments
  • Flexible working hours and a vibrant workplace in the heart of Zurich

Interested? We look forward to receiving your complete resume materials (in English) consisting of:

  • Motivational letter
  • Detailed CV (max. 2 pages)
  • Diplomas
  • Transcripts (with grades)
  • Work certificates and / or reference letters (if available)

Please send your application to the following address:

Yvonne Maeder
Zeughausstrasse 43
8004 Zurich
Phone: +41 44 245 9700

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Prof. Niels Kuster (