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Wireless Systems Test and Validation engineer

Menlo Park, California | Contract

Post Date: 05/25/2017 Job ID: 16971 Industry: Hardware

Position Title: Wireless Systems Test and Validation engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA

Responsibilities:
  • Design and execute engineering validation test plan to test performance and reliability of a millimeter wave wireless mesh network.
  • Determine millimeter wave RF characteristics and performance in real world network topology.
  • Provide in depth network testing to validate performance of layers 1-3 of the wireless mesh network.
  • Design test plan to encompass component level and end-to-end connectivity testing to ensure wireless mesh network meet the strict performance and reliability requirements of ISP.
  • Comprehensive documentation of results and bugs discovered during engineering validation test plan.
  • Work with SW and HW engineering teams to iterate on hardware and software designs.
  • Work cross-functionally with local engineering, deployment/operations team, and OEM vendors to design, test, and debug validation test plan.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.  
  • Strong experience in leading the design, validation, and certifying of wireless communications devices for deployments in large ISP networks.
  • Strong experience in RF wireless communications design and validation.   Experience should include working with wireless technologies including beamforming, MIMO, and extensively knowledge of the 802.11 PHY and MAC layers.
  • Strong experience with physical layer of wireless networks, wireless telecom interfaces, implementation, and debugging.
  • Experience working with RF system integration and analysis of RF propagation.
  • Experience working with ISP for deployment of new hardware into their network in a first office application trial.
  • Experience working investigating external and internal interference.
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking.
  • Solid understanding of working in Linux and Python.
  • Experience working with 802.11AD and 60GHz is a plus.

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 candidates.

Gazelle Medina

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent. My specialty is enterprise accounts. I think that there is a right fit job for everyone such as job duties, the company and the culture. I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.

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