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Antenna Test Engineer

80,000 – 110,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

We would like to hire an RF engineer with a Bachelors degree and Antenna Testing experience in an Anechoic chamber. Preferably with automotive experience, however antenna test background within non-automotive industry is also acceptable. The select candidates duties will include the testing and evaluation of automotive antennas and related RF components such as Low Noise Amplifiers (LNA's), as well as assisting the Antenna design team with product development.

You should have a track record of operating an indoor anechoic chamber and an outdoor automotive test range, as well as performing lab and field testing of antennas and related products (such as amplifiers) for automotive applications in infotainment, telematics, and related communications protocols. Maintaining and upgrading the software used to operate the test equipment.
Fabricate test fixtures and other equipment as needed, with the assistance of other team members

Review customer technical specifications, design guidelines and related documents, and develop test routines to meet them

Cooperate with other design engineers on-site and in other worldwide locations, in ensuring that our designs meet all customer requirements for performance, reliability, safety, and cost

Meet with customers and provide technical support as needed

Assist the on-site engineering team with all aspects of customer technical support

Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

A BSEE is required coupled with 2 years of industry experience in antenna design, though an advanced degree in electromagnetics is preferred. Candidates with degrees in other engineering disciplines will be considered, if coupled with relevant experience in automotive RF if also acceptable.

The ideal candidate comes from a commercial work environment and should be capable in the following areas:

Must have an understanding of electromagnetic theory, microwave and antenna design.

Hands-on skill with FEKO antenna simulation tool (or related tools such as CST-MWS and HFSS) is preferred.

Experience in antenna technologies and applications specific to the automotive industry, or any commercial industry which produces small non-defense oriented antennas.

  • Must have good work experience with a signal generator

Knowledge of AM/FM, SDARS, GNSS, RKE, 4G/5G LTE, 802.11, Bluetooth, DSRC, and C-V2X is preferred.

Must be Proficient in MATLAB or Python.

Experience of tackling key technical problems or innovative designs independently.

Proactive and self-motivated. Curiosity and sensitivity for science, technology and engineering are essential.

This position will require a variety of skills and cover many varied tasks; therefore

flexibility, an ability to work independently, and move outside the comfort zone will be essential to success.

Good team spirit and communication skills.

Fluency in both written and verbal English.

Some travel may be required, including occasional international travel to Europe and Asia. Approximately 5% - 10% of total work time may be dedicated to business travel. (International travel is currently on hold due to COVID).

Why is This a Great Opportunity: Come and work with us a small division of a very large RF antenna company who is looking for career-oriented engineers who enjoy challenging automotive RF work with good pay and job security in the automotive capital of the country

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 80000

Salary Max : 110000

Currency Type : US Dollars



Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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