The RF Engineer I responsibilities may include RF front-end design, radio propagation modeling and prediction, microwave path analysis, interference analysis and filter design, frequency coordination, analog-to-digital converters, cell site equipment layout, and circuit design. Develops products and technologies related to wireless telecommunications by applying RF and mixed signal capabilities. Being a RF Engineer I requires a bachelor’s degree. Develops and executes product testing and integration plans for new or updated products. In addition, RF Engineer I typically reports to supervisor or manager. Being a RF Engineer I occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Working as a RF Engineer I typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.
RF Engineer Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a RF Engineer to join our team.
- Meet regularly with customers to provide briefings on test results and conclusions;
- Prepares reports and/or charts and design technical reports, databases, studies, and related documentation, makes charts and graphs to record results;
- Deliver presentations and briefings as required by the order;
- Using knowledge of 5G, LTE, CDMA 1x, EVDO and microwave to contribute to network design;
- Managing search area issuance, candidate assessment, and approvals;
- 2+ years of experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry;
- Monitor the effectiveness of engineering changes over time;
- Support field test planning, review, and execution efforts to measure and verify performance of resilient system concepts, studies, and capabilities;
- Develop documents and briefings to communicate work or study status, brief government and industry as required;
- Provide technical support to customer activities and programmatic processes;
- Participate in program readiness and design reviews;
- Understanding of project flow;
- Resolve anomalies that occur during integration and test;
- Prior In-Building experience is helpful but not imperative;
- Must have RF Engineering background in order to speak to customers needs on In-Building technologies.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interface directly with customers;
- Experience in the operational environment;
- Unix, Oracle DB, Excel macros and SQL programming is a plus;
- Any experience with the following: GPS, Anti-Jam Antenna , Anechoic chamber, Vehicular integration;
- Experience with various drive test units;
- RF Engineering tools and antenna theory;
- Active DoD Secret clearance;
- Experience with one or more of the following radio technologies: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, cellular;
- Proven data analysis and reporting skills, including efficient organization and representation of complex test data;
- Experience with standard hardware development process, including component selection/evaluation, schematic capture, and PCB layout;
- BSEE required (MSEE preferred);
- Experience deriving RF module/component specifications from higher level system requirements;
- Experience with RF cascades and margin analysis;
- 2+ years experience developing airborne RF systems;
- Operational understanding of the following RF systems.