RF Test Engineer


Cupertino, California

a month ago

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Job Description

Job Title: RF Test Engineer
Location: Sunnyvale, CA (Onsite)
Duration: 5 Months
  • Role is 20-40hrs/week depending on project workload. This will vary based on when new hardware is available. Example, the role could be 40 hours per week for a number of months, but then when revisions come through the schedule could shift and only 20 hours of work could be available.
  • Must have relevant experience performing RF measurements Understand different types of equipment and the meaning of the measurements Needs experience with cellular call boxes and spectrum analyzers.
Job summary
  • The RF Hardware team is responsible for wireless hardware development for silicon platforms and products.
  • We are looking for a talented individual to join our team on a contract basis to measure and characterize cellular radio hardware designs across our entire product line.
Key qualifications
  • Associates degree or higher in electronics, or 3-5 years of experience in hands on RF test and measurement.
  • Experience in RF test and measurement methodology and equipment in the 600MHz to 6GHz frequency range.
  • Experience with spectrum analyzers, signal generators, network analyzers, cellular call boxes, load pull tuners, oscilloscopes, DC power supplies.
  • Experience running long characterization efforts on RF components or systems using fully automated test setups.
  • Scripting and script debug experience is a plus (Python, Matlab, etc.).
  • Experience with data analysis tools is a plus (Tableau, Excel, Matlab, etc.).
  • Basic familiarity with reading schematics and reviewing PCB layouts is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Build out rack-based RF test setups capable of running fully automated hardware characterization test campaigns. Ensure test setups are fully calibrated and running at maximum efficiency at all times. Work with lab management on test equipment maintenance.
  • Run test setup automation tools to collect parametric data on cellular hardware designs. Collect measurement data from the test stations and provide it to design engineers for review. Assist design engineers with data processing and visualization.
  • Collaborate with rework technicians to have hardware reworked with new component revisions for characterization.
  • Collaborate with test automation engineers to debug test script/station issues, and to ensure rack equipment and test software is up to date.
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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $60.00/hr.

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