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TEKsystems RF Test Integration Engineer in Seattle, Washington

A multinational technology company is hiring for multiple RF Test Integration Engineers for a large satellite initiative they are working on.

Engineers must work 5x/wk on-site in Seattle, WA.

This role is not open for C2C.

Top Skills' Details

  1. Must have RF testing experience working with antennas and networking

  2. Must have experience integrating systems for satellites or cellphone modems (3G, 5G, Radio waves)

  3. Must be able to integrate software into hardware and connect the antennas into Linux systems

Description:

As a member of the Payload Integration and Test team, you will be responsible for verification and validation of the entire wireless system composed of multiple wireless components. This includes testing, analyzing, and optimizing RF systems from baseband modems to RF transceivers to phased-array antennas.

Responsibilities

· Working within a project team and taking responsibility for a high bandwidth, low earth orbit communications satellite constellation.

· Deep-dives into component and subsystem designs to document expectations, evaluate tests, remedy test failures, and provide quick feedback to improve performance.

· Collaborating with diverse technical teams such as software, mechanical, modem, and compliance teams to validate expectations for system-level and network-level operations, from concept through execution.

· Integrating the end-to-end RF communications system. Meeting with customers internally and externally to select components.

· Defining test plans and procedures for lab and RF chamber testing, based on identified requirements for subsystems and for the overall system.

· Defining test plans and procedures for on-orbit payload verification or satellite testing, based on identified requirements.

· Analyzing and mitigating potential self-interference and other system interference issues.

· Implementing, validating, and optimizing RF lab set-ups composed of antenna, measurement equipment, and prototype equipment. Analyzing RF link budget / line-up for test set-ups and for the deployed system.

· Configuring test equipment for automated operation: satellite link emulator, spectrum analyzer, signal generator, etc.

· Meeting with suppliers to select enabling lab technologies.

· Interpreting test results, troubleshooting issues, performing root-cause analysis for any test failures.

· Documenting test results, test coverage, and other KPI metrics. Communicating status and issues effectively with developers and managers.

· Shepherding payload subsystems through test campaigns throughout the development lifecycle, from concept to implementation to integration.

Skills: Integration, Linux, RF, Satellite

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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