Functional Lead, Embedded Electrical Engineering
As a Test Engineer you will work as part of the engineering team to test cutting edge antenna prototypes and products. The ability to automate tests is a critical aspect of this position that will aid in the transition of prototypes to full production. Test automation will be performed using the Python programming language paired with off the shelf equipment and custom hardware as needed. You will analyze and present collected data, helping your team seek out and eliminate flaws in design and manufacturing. While this is not a product design position, creativity and critical thinking are required to implement effective testing in an advanced technology environment with rapid transition to efficient manufacturing. FIRST RF’s product line includes passive antennas, phased-array systems and active antennas used in advanced radar and communications systems. FIRST RF produces antennas for both government and commercial customers.
What You Can Expect
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
This job operates in a professional office and laboratory environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and photocopiers, as well as specialized test equipment such as vector network analyzers, signal generators, and spectrum analyzers.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift lab equipment, open cabinets, and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position at 40 hours per week. Typical office hours include Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, however these hours will vary based on workload and the manager’s discretion. This job may require more than 40 hours of work per week as the need arises.
Minimal local travel (<10%) is expected for this position.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time based on business needs.
Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
About FIRST RF
FIRST RF is a fast-growing, multi-discipline, privately owned small business focused on engineering and manufacturing of advanced technologies - specifically in antennas and radio frequency (RF) systems. We are an energetic team empowered with world-class facilities and resources. We promote a culture which prioritizes innovation and responsiveness. By making bold investments in the development of groundbreaking technologies, FIRST RF has fielded award-winning products ranging from revolutionary passive antennas to highly complex, active antenna systems.
We offer all employees four weeks of PTO each year, flexible scheduling, tuition reimbursement, up to 4% 401k match, and 100% employer-paid healthcare, dental and vision plans.
FIRST RF is an equal employment opportunity employer.