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HW Test Engineer 2

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 08/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Hardware Job Number: 20306

Position Title:  HW Test Engineer 2

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond, Washington.

Job Requirements:
  • Test RF design and LTE/Wi-Fi performance in particular RF parameters within 3GPP, IEEE specs.
  • Expert in CMW500, Anritsu tester MT8820 to test 3GPP specifications, carrier and internal requirements.
  • Experience in root causing RF test failures and work closely with design team to implement and retest the schematic/layout changes.
  • Ability to test LTE/WCDMA Layer 1 parameters and find any product issues to meet the requirements.
  • Prior experience filing bugs and follow up on bug resolutions, capture device and test equipment logs etc.
  • Create new test plans to improve RF test coverage and or create targeted testing for a new feature.
  • Ability to multitask and done device preparation (loading right bits/tools/software/firmware) for official laboratory testing.
  • Data processing for harvesting statistical analysis of the RF parameters.

Job Qualifications:
  • BS, MS required with 5 to 10 years of relevant RF hardware and system design for consumer electronic products.
  • Expert in RF standards across 3GPP, IEEE
  • Experience and understanding in RF component characteristics and behavior.
  • Programming skills in Labview/C#/Python is a plus.
  • Excel Macro knowledge is a plus.
  • Prior experience with modem and Wi-Fi chipsets and chipset tools is preferable.
  • Experience with cellular test equipment like CMW500/Anritsu
  • Prior experience in test labs for RF parameters or chipset development and testing is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience in design, development and launch of high-volume consumer electronic products is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of EM and antenna theory inside portable wireless devices, including proper grounding, isolation, and desense mitigation techniques.

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.

Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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