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Hardware Design Engineer


About Metawave:


Metawave is solving today’s real-world problems  in highly automated driving and in high-speed wireless communications by using advanced beam focusing and steering technologies. Our mission is to make driving safer and communications faster and more reliable. We develop our technology from ground up to highly scalable and modular platforms that cater to various radar sensing applications.  Leveraging artificial intelligence and highly integrated analog front-end modules, Metawave is advancing automotive radar to the next-level to meet customers’  metrics and enabling mobile carriers to rollout high-capacity networks  seamlessly , economically and more efficiently.

Metawave demonstrated the first beamsteering radar system capable of distinguishing objects in all-weather and difficult driving conditions, SPEKTRATM radar platform, making travel safer and smarter. Metawave technology will bring high-speed connectivity to billions of users though our high-speed state-of-the-art 5G platforms, TURBOTM active repeaters and KLONETM passive relays, enabling connection in bustling cities, busy office buildings, crowded concerts and sporting events, and under-serviced pockets all around the world.  

Metawave is conquering the millimeter wave world of sensing and communication .




Your Role:

We are currently looking for  an experienced FPGA and hardware design engineer to work with our team in pushing the boundaries of radar technology.     The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in taking  a project from idea through design, build, test and prepare for manufacture.  This requires a demonstrated excellence in understanding RF and millimeter wave circuits and hands-on experience with complex systems.                  .


  • Work closely with Metawave engineers on a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Take system requirements from concept to prototype and final production-grade design for radar applications.

  • Design the required digital, analog, mixed-signal, power supply, and FPGA circuits.

  • Understand the implications of incorporating the RF designs from the RF team into your designs.

  • Adapting existing hardware designs to new program requirements

  • Support and guide design of circuit boards including digital, analog, and millimeter-wave designs.

  • Work with engineers to design tests, calibration and other procedures.

  • Work closely with electrical, software, and systems engineers in all phases of the project, including requirements definition, prototyping, qualification, and production

  • Derive requirements from systems design, including device selection, interface definition, and carry out product studies

  • Requirements verification in simulation and hardware

  • Cooperative debug, test, and requirement verification activities

  • Creation of technical documents including block diagrams, architecture diagrams, design descriptions, test plans, and technical presentations

  • Contribute towards continuous technology and process improvement



Minimum Qualifications:


  • 8+ years’ experience in designing hardware solutions.

  • Demonstrated competency in  digital, analog, mixed signal and FPGA designs.

  • Demonstrated competency in electronic test and validation.

  • Must be capable of hands-on ownership of FPGA project.


  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Radar, FMCW and range Doppler measurements

  • Experience in the Automotive Industry

  • Previous experience with startups transitioning to growth stage and beyond

Perks + Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package

  • Stock options for every employee

  • Hybrid in office and work from home plan

  • Healthcare + dental + vision + life & disability insurance

  • 401k plan

  • Flexible time off & paid holidays

  • Relocation assistance + reimbursement

  • Fitness Reimbursement

​​Metawave is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We will make a reasonable accommodation for any qualified applicant with a disability, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation and that the accommodation would not impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please let us know if you believe you require reasonable accommodation, or if you would like assistance to complete an application or to participate in an interview.

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