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Sr. RF Engineer

Chelmsford, MA

Posted: 10/25/2019 Industry: RF Engineer Job Number: 1234 Pay Rate: 110,000

Job Description


BroadStaff is thrilled to be working with our client, a  preeminent original equipment manufacturer for wireless networks and infrastructure, on their Full tme, Direct Hire Senior RF Engineer position in Chelmsford, MA.

Position Summary:

The Senior RF Engineer will be a key contributor in developing the next generation 5G small cell radio points.   He/she will develop 5G automated RF testing capability from the existing 4G automated RF test platform.  The Senior RF Engineer will also be a key contributor for the 5G radio development including RF design/analysis, schematic capture, layout support, and radio bring-up, de-bug, and qualification testing.

Job Responsibilities:
  • In conjunction with SW/HW, integration testing of radio with system hardware, FPGA and Software
  • High level 4G and 5G radio design (RF line-up, simulation, etc.) and implementation including: schematic, component selection, detailed performance (RF line-up, simulation, etc.), tolerance analysis, etc.
  • Design Verification Test (DVT) RF test automation development for 4G LTE & 5G NR small cell hardware radio evaluations
  • Maintenance and Support of multiple Radio DVT test platforms, some located off-site
  • Upgrade the DVT test platform to 5G NR capability, new RFIC components, and new 5G test waveforms
  • Specifying and evaluating specialized FPGA images required for DVT test platform upgrades
  • Specifying and evaluating standards-based LTE waveforms
  • Manage small network of PCs and test equipment
  • Support manufacturing RF test development

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelors in a related curriculum such as Electrical Engineering with 8+ years experience -or- Masters in a related curriculum such as Electrical Engineering with 5+ years experienc
  • Working knowledge of 4G and 5G base station conformance Testing (3GPP 136.141 and 138.141)
  • Working knowledge of  LTE transmitter and receiver testing using vector signal generators and analyzers
  • Excellent knowledge of RF measurement theory
  • Experience with Python, SCPI, CLI, Excel pivot chart, matlab and git repositories 
  • Proficiency in automated programming of modern RF test equipment including spectrum analyzers, signal generators, network analyzers, thermal chambers, etc

Meet Your Recruiter

Ryan Harding

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