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Design Engineer Manufacturing

San Jose, California, United States
October 09, 2019

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Man K. Hon

**** ******** *****, *** ****, CA ****1, Tel: 408-***-****



Extensive experience as a RF design engineer in the aerospace, military and commercial industries, design expertise includes millimeter wave up/down converter, broadband microwave receivers, transmitters, optical receivers, PLL and RF MIC package with multilayered technology. Strong background in computer aided design software packages. Integrated project leader experience and well versed in multi-task responsibilities as circuit analysis, design schematic and multilayer PCB and mechanical package, training product test, leading product through production. Demonstrated the ability to complete tasks with leadership or independently or as part of a project team.


Cobham, San Jose, CA 2017 - 2018

Manufacturing Engineer Principal

Manage product manufacturing, creating document, solving the problems, and guarantee to deliver the products to customer on time.

QORVO, CA 2015 - 2016

Senior RF Design Engineer, Contractor

Lead and design new subsystem cover frequency ranges 1- 6 GHz with GaN amplifier output pulse power 1000 Watts.


Senior RF Design Engineer

Lead and design new products development

•Design Waveguides Receiver cover frequency ranges in 22-30 GHz.

•Design high speed Subsystems cover frequency ranges from 0.1 GHz to 40 GHz, low phase noise, high isolation, low RFI noise and performance with DDS, FPGA, CPLD

•Design Four Channel MMW Translator converting frequency 47 GHz signal to C Band.

CTT, Inc, CA 2006 - 2009

Senior RF Design Engineer

Lead and design new products development

•Lead and Design the Ultra board band Up/Down Converter cover frequency ranges in S, C, X, Ku and Ka band.

•Lead and design the C band high speed switching Translator. The switching speed is achieved at 10 nsec.

•Lead and design low phase noise X-band signal source.

DRS-SSW Morgan Hill, CA 2002 - 2006

Senior MIC Design Engineer

Lead and design new products development, Responsible for the products design and asociated marketing proposal.

•Lead and Design the Ultra Broadband Up/Down Converter cover the frequency ranges from C Band to Millimeter Wave with multilayered thin film technology for the military equipments.

•Lead and Design the AN/USM-464 Subsystem Countermeasures Test Set covering board band frequency range at 0.05 to 18.0 GHz for military equipment.

•Design receiver synthesizer operating frequency at 2.9 to 3.1 GHz with 100-Watts output pulse power For ITT GILFILLAN Radar.

•Design Ultra low phase noise oscillator. Achieved Phase Noise -177 dBc/Hz at offset frequency 10 KHz.

BAE SYSTEMS Lansdale, PA 1998 - 2002

Senior Design Engineer Specialist

Respond for the leading product design. Served as the lead to achieve the product designs plan.

•Designed the Millimeter Wave Up/Down Converter for F22 fighter.

•Led and designed the broadband receiver (S-band to K-band) for the program of the Suitable Integrated Radio Frequency Countermeasures (SIRFC) for the military helicopter. It is a complex MIC package of the multilayered ceramic for the multi-channel application. This product won a award of Best Product Design of BAE Systems.

•Designed the frequency sources covering range from S-band to K-band for Anti-Advanced Radiation Guidance Missiles.

•Led and designed the Hellfire Missile Receiver covering frequency from S-band to K-band, which is using multilayered technology for hybrid MIC compact package and achieve low cost and mass production goals.

•Led and designed the 10 Gbit/s, 20 Gbit/s and 40 Gbit/s Optical Receivers for the military and communication industry.

•Designed the 2 to 18 GHz broadband components such as Amplifiers, Power Dividers, Equalizer, Couplers, Switches, Filters, Multiplier and PLL.

LOCKHEED MARTIN Newtown, PA 1991 - 1998

RF Staff Design Engineer

Integrated products leader, working with seven members of the project team Responsible for the design and meeting project deadline.

•Led and designed the PSK Command Receiver for A2100M SBIRS military satellite.

•Led and designed the Ku-band and C-band Receiver for GE-4, TelKom and Koreasat satellites.

•Designed the ADC, DAC, NCO, PLL, Power Divider, Broadband Amplifier, Doubler, DRO, Filters.

•Led and designed the 10 GHz Beacon Receiver for Navy ships.

•Designed the Ultra Low Phase Noise of down Converter to cover frequency ranges from 1.0 to 14 GHz for phase noise testing equipment.

•Designed the Ultra Low Phase Noise DRO, TCXO and Amplifier at frequencies ranging from VHF to X-Band for the Navy’s Standard Missile CW Illuminators.

•Led and designed the Fractional-N Frequency Synthesizer to provide low noises and fasts settling time for IMD testing equipment.


CAD Software: Microwave Office (AWR), ADS, AutoCAD.


Baccalaureate Degree, Electrical Engineering and Physics, Gee Nan University

Graduate Level courses in microwave technology, Drexel University, Univ. of



U. S. citizen.

Active DoD Secret clearance

Fluent in English and Chinese.

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