Hardware Engineer

Washington DC Area


Join our growing team of talented engineers building revolutionary imaging and material detection systems. We are looking for an experienced Radio Frequency Electronics & Hardware Engineer to help us build products for a variety of commercial and government applications. If you have experience in a broad range of applications, from modeling to design, integration, and testing, then we would like to speak with you.

What we are looking for:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related technical field
  • 5+ years’ experience designing analog, digital, and/or instrumentation circuits
  • Experience with high-speed analog circuits and/or RF systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Desire to be part of a dynamic team and willingness to challenge and be challenged by others
  • Commitment to growth and learning
  • Must be eligible to work in the US and willing to work in person at our Tysons Corner VA office

Other attributes of the ideal candidate:

  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or related technical field
  • Understands the full analog HW stack from silicon, to junctions, to component, to board, and into parasitics, stray fields, and beyond
  • Identifies more with HF than 5G
  • Proficient with Altium or similar schematic capture and PCB design tools
  • Familiar with computational electrodynamic tools such as HFSS or CST
  • Familiar with SolidWorks or similar mechanical design tools
  • Comfortable with light software coding or scripting
  • Hands-on HW experience: can solder, operate a drill press, configure laboratory instruments

The Company

Spectrohm is an early-stage start-up company developing groundbreaking internal imaging technology that can identify what’s inside of objects, packages, and even people. Our technology supercharges AI’s ability to identify a range of threats, at speed and at scale. We are currently developing systems for security and inspection applications that will make the world safer by detecting threats and contraband at high speed and in more places without the dangerous radiation of X-ray–just radio waves with less energy than a cell phone call.


  • Competitive salary with stock options
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Up to 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Flexible work policy