Senior RF Engineer
Date Listed 19/06/2017
Advertised By Agency
Job Type Full-Time
Our client is looking for an engineer with significant experience in advanced research and development in an RF area.
You will provide a focus for new RF technology for cellular devices, use access to technology suppliers to identify opportunities for differentiation and support prototyping, identify and forge links with external resources and technology sources and monitor activities in cellular standards to derive product roadmap targets.
Keep abreast of latest relevant technologies in the RF area: "pinch points", "hot spots", key players
Analyse potential for company's products and make recommendations
Facilitate contacts with potential suppliers
Undertake technical analysis as neccessary in key problem areas
Liaise with other members of the team and other development teams to collaborate with suppliers and future partners
Monitor activities in cellular standards to derive product roadmap targets
Liaising with RF and hardware teams on prototyping for measurements and analysis
Keep abreast of competitive developments and emerging technologies and markets relevant to cellular communications
Co-ordinate with product strategy to identify cellular innovation activiites
Actively participate in company's IP strategy/sourcing/creation/protection
Be go-to expert (guru) on RF developments and trends
Undergraduate and postgraduate qualification in relevant technology: Electrical Engineering/Physics/Mathematics
Significant experience in advanced R&D in the RF area. Knowledge of scientific background propagation, antennas, network theory, digital communications, networks and protocols
Knowledge of regulatory and spectrum issues; and patent essentials; useful but not essential
Some recent experience in standards, preferably in 3GPP or IEEE, including background analysis, preparation and presentation of documents
Highly numerate, experienced in applying tools such as Excel, Matlab, ADS, etc
Articulate, literate, persuasive with excellent presentation skills
Able to communicate with numerous people on a varying range of levels of experience.
Open to ‘mentoring’ and the sharing of knowledge within the team and promote this activity.
Excellent presentation skills.
Strong problem solving skills – taking an innovative and creative approach to reaching goals and targets where necessary.