RF Engineer

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.