Sr. Wireless RF Engineer

General Summary

The Sr. Wireless RF Engineer will lead the wireless system design, development and manufacturing transfer of wireless products and establish the company’s design and test capabilities and tools. S/He will have an exciting and diverse set of R&D responsibilities as well as support manufacturing and others on training and product knowledge. S/He must have the technical expertise, leadership and communication skills to drive work both independently and in cross-functional teams to deliver high performance, high quality wireless products on time and within budget.  S/He should relish the challenges of getting technology to work and demonstrate unwavering tenacity, creativity and problem-solving skills to create and deliver products that improve people’s lives and provide the best user experience imaginable.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead wireless system design and development, verification/validation, certification and manufacturing transfer throughout the product development process.
  • Lead technical input to wireless product requirements and risk assessments.
  • Lead testing and troubleshooting of wireless system designs to characterize and optimize the system level performance.
  • Drive innovation and technology development of wireless systems for hearing aids, hearing aid accessories and wireless applications.
  • Develop wireless system design and test capabilities and tools and drive their continuous improvement.
  • Support the transfer of products and knowledge into manufacturing, education and training, sales and customer service.
  • Mentor and provide work direction to junior engineers and technicians.

Job Requirements

Minimum education, certification and experience requirements:

  • MSEE and 4 years of experience or BSEE and 6 years of experience designing and manufacturing short range wireless systems required.
  • Wireless system modeling and simulation experience required.
  • RF antenna design and optimization for body worn devices experience required.
  • Data and audio over BLE and classic Bluetooth product design experience required.
  • Audio codecs and audio transmission protocols experience required.
  • Wireless data networking environments and relevant standards experience desired.
  • Experience designing and manufacturing Class II wireless hearing aids and accessories or related low-voltage, wireless consumer electronics highly desired.

Job Knowledge and Skills

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of low-power-radio design required.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of RF design and test tools such as CST, HFSS and LabView.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of international wireless standards and regulations.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of using oscilloscope, signal generator, spectrum analyzer and network analyzer tools.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office tools.
  • Resourceful self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Working Environment

Normal office and lab conditions. Mobile work flexibility available. 

Travel

Some US or international travel may be required.