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RF Hardware Test Engineer

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 05/25/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Hardware Job Number: 18464

Position Title:  RF HW Test Engineer

Position Description: 

Our Redmond Client is looking for a Mid-level Hardware Test Engineer (5-7 yrs) that will be able to execute their solid WiFi and BT test plan and do initial investigation and debugging of WiFi and BT physical layer issues. The RF experience (WiFi or BT ideally) must enable the candidate to narrow down the scope of the issues found during test pass: identify what is specific about a given issue, validate fixes for it, etc.

Job Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and familiarity with RF Test tools -Network Analyzers, Signal Generators, Oscilloscopes, etc
  • 5+ years of experience in testing or development of RF platforms
  • Experience with device testing on Wireless (wifi/LTE/GPS...)
  • Strong work ethic
  • Big plus:
    • Debugging and troubleshooting skills, ability to isolate issues in complex scenarios. Ability to deal with ambiguity, and define test plans from variables.
    • Experience on embedded devices development
    • Experience with RF tools: attenuators, antennas, RF enclosures, …
  • Valuable experience
    • RF PHY development
    • PCB rework experience
    • 802.11
    • Code and tool development experience. C# and script/PowerShell experience. Ability to create tools that validate WiFi functionality and End to End scenarios in Windows environments.
    • Experience on
      • Interoperability
      • Coexistence
      • Over the Air Testing
      • Rate vs Range
      • WiFi/BT certification (WiFi Alliance, BT SIG)
      • WiFi Direct /P2P experience
    • Power consumption testing and optimization
    • Windows Driver development experience and knowledge

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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