RF Hardware Validation Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Sunnyvale

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Title: RF Validation Engineer
Duration: Project – Long-Term Vendor
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Benefits: Employee benefits at 100% including Medical, PTO, Holiday Pay, 401K Plan and much more!
Hours: Minimum 40 Hours/Week 

The Candidate:
– As a RF Validation Engineer you will be responsible for RF Design validation and debug for various RF issues like desense, coex and EMC on VR and Portal projects. 
– You will be working closely with the lead engineer on the project and also with PD, EE and FW/SW folks to advance the project from prototype phase to all the way to launch.  
– Experience in consumer electronics is must for Wi-Fi | BT and nRF technologies, UWB is a plus.

– Perform simulations for RF design and desense mitigation (3D EM and circuit level simulations).
– Perform multi-radio coexistence mitigation (including RF link budget planning and issue debugging).
– Characterize and debug desense and EMI issues to meet requirements.
– Work closely with internal and external cross-functional teams to ensure meets the specs at the component, board, and system level.
– Design and execute a test methodology for characterizing system performance with external partners and test houses.
– Take the product through development, compliance testing, operator testing.
– 10+ years of experience with design for small form factor designs close to the human body like cell phones, wearables, and tablets.
– Experience with WLAN, BT, nRF radio integrated circuits, modules and standards, UWB is a plus.
– Experience in evaluation and testing of RF IC reference designs for compliance with wireless specification and standards.
– Experience designing radios for consumer electronic devices is a plus.
– Experience with PCB layout and schematic capture for RF circuits is a must.
– Experience RF concepts such as impedance matching, Smith Charts is a must
– Experience using simulation tools such as Ansys Electronics Desktop, Keysight ADS, Genesis or National Instrument Microwave office.
– Experience with prototyping and testing compact RF circuits.
– Experience with Over-the-Air (OTA) measurements using anechoic and/or reverberation chambers and communication analyzers for system testing and analysis.
– Experience with desense and design and implementation of countermeasures for manufacturing.
– Experience with lab equipment such as network analyzers, communication testers (Litepoint, CMW 500, Anritsu, etc.), spectrum analyzers, channel emulators, SPEAG SAR equipment, power meters, near field scanners, etc.
– Experience with Cadence Allegro and OrCAD.
– Experience with best design practices for EMI/EMC, ESD and RF signal routing.
– Experience with operator and certification requirements for Cellular, WIFI, BT and GPS.
Education: BSEE, MSEE preferred

– Work on engineering and research assignments with F500 companies and startups.   
– The relationships that we have created with our clients are one of a kind.    
– We help solve problems in many technologies focusing on R&D, product development, and manufacturing.    
– We work at the most cutting-edge and latest technologies from AR/VR to Autonomous technologies.    
– Closely working with our clients, we believe that long term investments are extremely important to maintain the culture we together have created.

We’re a handpicked team of Engineers, digital strategist, designers, and developers united together in creating a fresh experience. Whether we are strategizing, designing, developing, or analyzing, our integrated team works as an extension of yours to improve your impact, your usability, and your customer conversion. In the process, we collaborate with you to get to know your business, understand your industry, and incorporate your big ideas into memorable experiences that keep your customers coming back for more.

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