Antenna Engineer

  • Indefinite
  • Full time
  • Hybrid (08174, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain)
  • Engineering

✨🚀We are Ignion! We're revolutionizing the IoT with our Virtual Antenna® technology and Antenna Intelligence Cloud™ products that make antenna design as easy as LEGO. We’re a friendly, motivated, and passionate bunch seeking a seasoned professional with relevant industry experience who can hit the ground running.✨🚀

Ignion is looking for an Antenna Engineer to join our dynamic team.


  • Reporting to Engineering Manager or Senior Antenna Engineer

Job Description and Activities

  • Full time antenna engineer to be involved in IoT projects supporting our customers in the design of their IoT devices embedding our Virtual Antenna™ technology.
  • Provide support in all the stages of the design cycle, from simulation to prototyping to mass production, providing appropriate recommendations for ensuring the success of any IoT development.
  • Review project specs and needs ensuring the best solution able to meet the customer expectations.
  • Secure delivery deadlines and goals.
  • Interaction with internal/external customers and partners.
  • Participate in the optimization of the design procedures and service execution optimization for embedding Virtual Antenna™ into IoT devices.
  • Simulate with electromagnetic CAD tools the total or several parts of an antenna radiating system integrated inside any IoT device.
  • Design simple and complex matching network solutions in both, active and passive systems, to easily adjust the antenna performance in the final device.
  • Build and experimentally adjust design prototypes to fulfill the specifications before mass production.
  • Test antenna prototypes or products in all their main features ([S] parameters, radiation pattern, antenna and radiation efficiency, polarization, gain, directivity, TRP, TIS, FF, GD, SFF, etc…).
  • Adjust the design of the antenna to fulfill the specifications. To experimentally adjust industrial prototypes before the start of the mass production.
  • Analysis, interpretation, reporting, and presentation of the project results.
  • Periodic reporting to the manager of the assigned activities.
  • Identify bottlenecks and propose mitigation plans.
  • Creation and presentation of technical and customer reports. Participation in Virtual Antenna™ webinars, workshops, and events.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor in Telecommunication or Electronic Engineer.
  • MSc or higher in Telecommunication or Electronic Engineering or equivalent.


  • Antenna engineer with 2-5 years of industry experience in the field of antenna design for IoT devices.
  • Experienced in radiofrequency design & electronics for IoT devices.
  • Good understanding and insight on the physical behavior of antennas and microwave networks and systems.
  • Ability to understand and incorporate solutions to solve complex technical challenges.
  • Familiarized with antenna design challenges for the existing IoT market segments: Smart meter, trackers, wearables, smart home/city, etc…
  • Knowledge of the most relevant wireless communications systems in the IoT ecosystem: LTE, LTE CAT-M, NB-IoT, Lora, Sigfox, Sidewalk, Zigbee, WiSun, 4G, 5G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GNSS, UWB.
  • Proven results supporting customers during the integration of antennas in devices from the conception phase to mass production.
  • High capability of fully understanding customers’ needs and requirements to properly orient them to the most appropriate Virtual Antenna™ product capable of meeting their expectations.
  • Ability to manage and assume ownership of several IoT projects at the same time with good planification, execution, and delivery skills.
  • Deep knowledge of electromagnetic and microwave simulators (CST, IE3D, HFSS, Microwave Office - Cadence, Optenni-Lab,…)
  • Advanced user of measurement equipment: vector network analyzers, anechoic chambers, spectrum analyzers, field-testers, soldering stations.
  • Experienced in PCB design tools (Altium, OrCAD, KiCAD, AutoCAD, etc…).
  • Patient, optimistic, highly motivated, goal oriented, and enthusiastic for new challenges. Methodical, and meticulous attitude.
  • Willing to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Capable of working independently with minimum oversee having critical thinking and problem-solving approach.
  • Ability to interact and communicate fluently with other team members.
  • Proficiency in English.

We offer:

  • Compensation & benefits include competitive gross salary + bonus + Stock Appreciation Rights + catering service included + training + team building activities + health insurance upon completion one year of employment
  • A real opportunity to develop your career in an international company that operates in the IoT ecosystem.
  • Hybrid working model.
  • Great facilities with amenities.
  • Referral Program

Join Ignion and become an integral part of our dynamic team, working on exciting projects that shape the future of our organization. We offer a competitive salary package, professional growth opportunities, and a supportive work environment. If you are driven, passionate, and ready to take on new challenges, apply now!