System Design Manager

Date:  Nov 19, 2021
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  4728

The Comet Group is a globally leading, innovative technology company based in Switzerland with a focus on plasma control and x-ray technology. With premium high-tech components and systems, we enable our customers to both enhance the quality of their products and make their manufacturing more efficient and eco-friendly. Our innovative solutions are in demand in the semiconductor and electronics market, the aerospace and automobile industry and in security inspection.


Headquartered in Flamatt, Switzerland, the Comet Group has a presence in all world markets. We employ about 1,300 people worldwide, including approximately 500 in Switzerland. Besides production facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Malaysia and the USA, we maintain various other subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. Comet (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.




  • Perform as the key interface with customers to determine engineering requirements and build relationships
  • Directly interface with development teams and project management
  • Develop innovative RF solutions to solve complex plasma power delivery problems
  • Develop high power RF circuits for COMET custom RF auto-match products
  • Drive continuous improvements into products and product portfolio
  • Manage multiple product development efforts simultaneously in fast-paced environment
  • Drive the industrialization of match network products and transition into production
  • Drive the technical direction of matching network products worldwide
  • Guide application engineers in the field to develop new opportunities for products




  • BS Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on RF
  • Expertise in RF Plasma Delivery Systems and plasma measurement systems is a must
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in product development of high power RF devices
  • Experience developing mathematical models; statistical & numerical analysis
  • Experience in critical problem solving including 5Y, Fault Tree and Fishbone
  • Proven ability to solve complex math and electrical systems problems
  • Experience with direct customer interaction is a must
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment
  • Must be able to multitask and work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to communicate with all levels of personnel within the organization





Data protection and confidentiality
We take data protection seriously. “COMET AG” and software partner SAP have taken the necessary organizational and technical measures to ensure the confidentiality of your application. All HR personnel and umantis employees have a duty to maintain confidentiality with respect to personal data as part of their employment contract. Automatic 128-bit encryption ensures that your data is transmitted securely. The processing of your data complies with general data security standards based on the latest technology.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto