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RF Hardware Engineer

Digi International
Sandy, Utah, United States

Digi's RF Hardware Engineer will be responsible for leading complex embedded RF hardware designs. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of RF theory, PAs, LNAs, and transceivers with an emphasis on microcontroller based RF designs. This position is responsible for product requirement generation, circuit design, schematic design, layout direction and review, working with software engineers, design verification testing, documentation, working with the production test team and interfacing with the supply chain team.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Bring new RF module hardware designs to market.
  • Explore advanced technologies, develop prototypes and models for new products and features.
  • Participate in high-level project analysis, technical specification, and project scoping.
  • Identify tasks required to achieve major project milestones and foresee potential technical problems in their implementation.
  • Design and execute assigned sections of projects in a timely and effective manner.
  • Provide technical leadership on assigned projects. Work with peers to obtain project goals. Participate as a contributing member on cross-functional project teams.
  • Participate in appropriate training and development programs to maintain and enhance job-related skills.


  • BSEE or appropriate degree and 3+/- years related work experience in the design of equipment, components or circuitry.
  • Python programming experience for design verification testing is desired.
  • Experience designing board level transceivers. Need experience optimizing matching circuits and eliminating spurious emissions so that global emissions standards can be met. Need experience using RF signal generator, spectrum analyzer, call box, network analyzer, oscilloscope and power supply. Design experience with one or more of the following protocols - LTE-M, NB-IoT, LoRa, 801.15.4, 802.11.
  • Other desired RF skills - familiarity with HFSS and ability to design embedded antennas.
  • Experience designing microprocessor based systems. Familiarity with Altium or other layout program for schematic entry needed. Experience in test automation required, Python preferred. Execution of design verification test plans. Specification writing for design verification testing and production testing. Willingness to contribute to tasks outside normal boundaries as needed including supporting MOL, production test development etc.
  • Ability to work with all other members of a team regardless of seniority. Desire for mentoring junior engineers or interns appreciated. Good communication skills needed in email and talking. Word and Excel familiarity assumed.

Digi International offers a distinctive Total Rewards package including new hire stock award, paid parental leave, open (uncapped) PTO, and hybrid work environment in addition to our competitive medical, health & wellbeing and compensation offerings.

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