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RF Engineer

Company: Advantage Resourcing
Location: Germantown
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Advantage Technical is seeking a RF Engineer for our client in Germantown, MD. -The RF Engineer is a key member of the RFID hardware team. The most suitable candidate will demonstrate the ability to create a paper design and take it through to production. Practical knowledge of RF/Analog design backed by solid theoretical knowledge is essential. Expertise in wireless communication domains and working knowledge of technologies such as WiFi, BT, WAN, GPS are also required.Often this role goes beyond core RF and encompasses digital, embedded and antenna knowledge, to efficiently interface with teams and contribute meaningfully. Must be creative, self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized, and possess good interpersonal skills. The position is based in Germantown, MD, with occasional travel to national and international locations.Essential Functions:--- Design of RF / Analog circuits for RFID and various other products from start to finish--- Test and optimization of these circuits at board level and product level to ensure product requirements are fulfilled--- Involvement in architecture and platform development--- Simulation at board and system level using various tools to balance trade-offs and ensure a solid product design--- Paper design of circuits and capture in CAD tools. Provide layout guidance to PCB designer--- Regulatory test, debug and standards support--- Bench prototyping of test circuits and soldering and rework as required for testing circuit boards--- Manufacturing and cross-functional team interaction and support for project completionKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:--- Strong team player and communicator--- Knowledge of UHF RFID technology, industry experience and competitive landscape is a plus--- Expert in RF circuit design, test and optimization--- Expert in matching circuits and inter-stage matching of various RF components and circuits--- Expert in power amplifier parameter derivation and design. Deep knowledge of non-linear behavior is essential. Practical knowledge of linearization techniques is a plus.--- Expert in transmitter and receiver design from baseband to RF--- Expert in fault analysis and resolution at system and board level--- Expert in the use of test equipment, such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, signal generators, phase noise test sets, RSAs, Oscilloscopes etc.--- Working knowledge of soldering of surface mount components and rework of boards containing surface mount components is essential--- Working knowledge of simulation software such as ADS, CST--- Working knowledge of different modulation schemes and the tradeoffs associated with them--- Working knowledge of PCB design from capture to layout. Cadence knowledge is a plus. Familiarity with HDI and high-speed board design--- Working knowledge of ETSI/FCC and EMC/EMI tests--- Working knowledge in WiFi and BT is a plus--- Strong insight into embedded system is a plus--- Knowledge of phased array systems and antenna parameters are a plusMinimum Education and Work Experience:--- Requires Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering--- Masters in EE preferred--- 5+ years' work experience as an RF engineer--- Demonstrated success in multiple product designs in an RF capacity About Advantage Resourcing Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Keywords: Advantage Resourcing, Germantown , RF Engineer, Engineering , Germantown, Maryland

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