RF Engineer

Title RF Engineer 

Location CA 

MUST BE US CITIZEN 

 

Job Summary:

RF Engineering: Provides radio frequency (RF) and/or wireless transmission design. Designs, plans and oversees installation and maintenance of wireless radio communications systems, including radio propagation modeling and prediction, microwave path analysis, interference analysis, frequency coordination, cell site equipment layout, parameter definition and ancillary equipment. Responsible for developing high-performance RF integrated microwave assembly and power amplifier products. This job works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. The incumbent normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, and general instructions on new or more complex assignments.

Job Responsibilities:

* Design power amplifier matching networks using non-linear models
* Develop the functional specifications for RF power amplifiers and integrated microwave assemblies
* Responsible for the detailed design and schematic capture of the electronic circuits
* Ensure that PCB and/or MIC layout design meets design requirements
* Develop, execute and report on design verification tests on prototypes
* Provide support and guidance for the development of automated methods for sub-system testing
* Responsible for the release of the engineering design package to the production configuration management system
* Select methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
* Network with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise

Qualifications:

* BSEE or equivalent
* A minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience in RF/analog design
* Experience with automated testing methodologies required
* Extensive knowledge of RF power amplifier and integrated microwave assembly performance criteria, measurement techniques and test instrumentation
* Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology
* Ability to make technical decisions in the context of business needs and expectations
* Exceptional ability to exercise judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining results
* Ability to work as part of a Team and deliver timely, high quality results
* Strong communication skills (oral and written)
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Ability to mentor lower level engineers