Technician, RF Engineering

Requisition Number: 
Date Posted: 
January 8, 2019
Sunnyvale, CA
Reports To: 
Engineering Manager
Position Summary: 

The Engineering Group is actively seeking a RF Engineering Technician with extensive experience fabricating, prototyping, and testing electronic RF circuitry up to 2GHz.  This position will require the RF Engineering Technician to closely collaborate with the technical professional engineers and managers on various projects and other areas of work.

Essential Functions: 
  • An associates degree in electronics or electronics technology with extensive experience in prototyping and testing of RF electronics up to 2GHz
  • 5+ years of experience as an RF Lab tech/Support Engineer
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret an RF schematic, assemble the circuit, test it, and debug circuit operation with minimal supervision
  • Excellent experience with RF lab equipment (Signals Generators, Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Power Supplies, Multimeters, etc.) required
  • Superb hands-on ability to solder small BGAs, QFNs, and discrete parts on small RF circuit boards
  • Must be able to interpret analog & digital schematics including power ICs, processors, filters, etc
  • Excellent organizational skills and proficiency in Excel, Word, data collecting and reporting.
Education, Experience, Skills and Attributes: 
  • Bachelors degree in a related technical field
  • Familiar with ECAD software such as OrCAD Schematic, Arena BOM Control, and PADS Layout
  • Experience with GPS technology and MEM sensors
  • Microwave tuning experience. 
  • Ability to use and optimize python scripts, update device firmware, and test HW interfaces 


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