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RF Test Engineer

Redmond, WA 98052 | Contract

Post Date: 07/20/2018 Job ID: 18668 Industry: Hardware

Position Title: RF Test Engineer

Position Description:  Our Eastside  client is looking for an RF Test Engineer for a long-term contract role.

Job Qualifications:

 • Evaluate the impact of system noise on the WLAN 802.11abgn/ac and proprietary wireless radios

 • Automated TIS measurements in Bluetest reverberation and Satimo chambers, calibrating test systems

 • Qualify various EMI gasketing and shielding solutions to mitigate noise

 • Disassemble prototype products, change out various internal components, find noise contributors

 • Experiment and make hardware modifications to find and eliminate RF noise issues, e.g. copper tape, soldering, design of experiments, etc

 • Collect data on multiple prototypes to get statistical desense of population

 • Work with automation engineer to automate various types of manual tests

 • Use internal and external automated software programs for data collection

 • Automated (and manual) near-field probing

Job Requirements:

 • Hands-on experience with RF equipment, cables, connectors, and antennas

 • Spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, measurement antennas, and reverb or anechoic chambers

 • CMW500 or other signaling test equipment

 • Take apart and reassemble consoles, install EMI gaskets, inspect motherboard, chassis, and other components

 • Ability to organize and collect data for complex configurations of test conditions and  DUTs, and communicate exact results to team

 • Run commands and automated tools that require basic cmd usage

 • Understanding of wireless system, link budget, TRP and TIS, noise figure, antenna gain and pattern, impedance matching, s-parameters, spurious emissions, shielding, near-field vs far-field

 • Flexible to handle last-minute test needs multi-task multiple requests

 •  BSEE or related, experience desired

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.

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.

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 since 2011. 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! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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