A large telecommunications company in Englewood, CO is looking for a Senior RF Engineer. This innovative person will create RF and electrical engineering hardware designs employed in company award winning set top boxes and accessories involving satellite, cable, off-air, and wireless consumer electronics.
Possesses comprehensive knowledge of RF hardware design. Work cross-functionally on projects and assignments. Involved with scoping and implementing RF design projects. Engineer will report to the Senior Manager of RF/OEM Engineering and work with other engineering departments as part of the overall DISH Technologies team.
RF designs that may involve MoCA, RF4CE, Bluetooth, WiFi, and other wireless networking technologies.
RF Designs employed in company set top boxes that may use QPSK, 8PSK, QAM, 8VSB and other digital communication methods.
Responsible for circuit design from specifications, part selection, schematic entry, layout, optimization, validation, to final mass production.
Document designs and write test procedures and reports
Issue final approval with supporting documentation to management and document control groups
Support internal groups such as other design groups, manufacturing, service and management
Peer review of internal designs and OEM design proposals
Mentor junior engineers on design projects
Provide timely status on progress of projects, priorities, and issues to management
BSEE or equivalent experience
Working at component and device level (not cellular or network RF)
- 8 years with documenting designs: schematic, bill of materials, test procedures, and validation data 5
- 8 years in RF design from component level through system level 5
- 8 years in use and knowledge of RF test equipment and methods 5
- 8 years with hands-on component level RF circuit design experience
Use of equipment such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, bit error rate testers, signal sources, modulators, and noise sources
Use of RF Design Simulation tools, Genesys RF circuit and CST Electromagnetics, for design and concept evaluations
Satellite, cable, or off-air front end designs from tuner through demodulator
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and ZigBee/RF4CE two way radio designs
DVB-S, DVB-S2, 802.11 WiFi, Digital Cable, Bluetooth, and ZigBee standards
Antenna design and placement optimizations for singular, multiple, MIMO, internal or external, for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radios
Use of automated test environments such as Labview to support RF testing