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RF Systems Engineer

Seattle, Washington | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 09/22/2017 Job ID: 17555 Industry: Hardware

Position Title: RF Systems Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA for an RF Systems Engineer to help design cool products in an incredibly fun, fast-paced, and collaborative team environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Consulting with clients on solutions using off-the-shelf wireless standards and thinking out of the box when no standard meets product requirements
  • Explaining RF system level performance  and trade space options to clients with varying levels of technical proficiency
  • Understanding, creating, and using  RF propagation and link budgets
  • Staying on the cutting edge of wireless trends
  • Working with FW/EE and RF team members to design scalable RF systems that account for interference and band crowding issues
  • Performing detailed RF design work
  • Specifying requirements for manufacturing test systems for wireless products

Minimum Requirements:
  • 4-year degree in RF Engineering or related field; MS or PhD a plus
  • 8-plus years of experience in design of RF systems
  • Solid understanding of wireless communication protocols such as Bluetooth, BLE, WiFi, LoRa, Microwave Links, GPS, NFC, Mobile (GSM, LTE)
  • Solid understanding of and experience in the creation and use of RF link budgets and propagation models throughout the design cycle from first concepts to design validation and production ramp-up
  • Experience with product architecture development and product requirements elicitation, including development of custom or semi-custom radio architectures
  • Product development experience, including RF design, manufacturing, and testing methods, preferably for high volume products
  • Understanding of low level physical layer RF issues and coding
  • Circuit level RF design experience
  • Experience or interest in interfacing directly with clients as a technical leader
  • Experience or interest in low power battery operated systems
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to work in small and large multidisciplinary teams

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidate

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent for more than 5 years. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest for 13 years! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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