• Advanced Antenna Engineer

    Location CA-Mississauga
    Job ID
    45789
    Function
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Develops, designs, models, and tests antenna systems to optimize for radiation performance for wireless portable devices.

    Works on multi-disciplinary teams responsible for integrated product designs primarily designing antenna and RF systems but also including radio propagation modeling and prediction, microwave path analysis, interference analysis and frequency coordination

    Responsibilities

    • Architects, designs, and supports developing, and testing of Antenna design solutions for several highly-complex technical projects.
    • Must have working experience of antenna design and tests, anechoic chambers, and RF test equipment. Hands-on is a must. 
    • Strong problem solving skills and strong background in theory of Antennas and wave propagation
    • Experience with wireless communication standards such as GSM/LTE/UMTS, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ax, Bluetooth, GPS, etc
    • Experience with regulatory requirements and process for wireless consumer devices, including FCC, PTCRB, CTIA, ETSI, TIA/EIA, etc.
    • Creates specifications for the projects. Leads technology roadmap process. Recommends project approach and goals.
    • Champions new thinking and creativity in team members to cultivate and retain top talent. Coaches others on how to effectively develop, communicate, and implement new solutions.
    • Prioritizes quality and seeks out improvements in all aspects of the Antenna and RF projects.
    • Maintains keen awareness of competitor products and development direction to help direct designs to surpass the competition.
    • Uses status as a developer of novel and creative antenna solutions to build business and bring positive attention to technologies and services.
    • With other engineering disciplines, develops next generation ideas and solutions to meet client needs before the competition.
    • Analyzes competitor intellectual property and participates in activities related to protecting intellectual property.
    • Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
    • May supervise the activities of others.
    • Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups.
    • Serves as organization spokesperson on specialized projects or programs.
    • Acts as prime consultant on large projects that affect the organization’s long-term goals and objectives.

    Qualifications

    • Preferred Education:  Masters in an appropriate engineering discipline required. PhD is preferred.
      • Preferred Work Experience (years):  Masters degree and 6+ years experience
      • Must have working experience of antenna design and tests, anechoic chambers, and RF test equipment. Hands-on is a must including ability to create mockups, use soldering stations etc.
      • Strong problem solving skills and strong background in theory of Antennas and wave propagation
      • Experience with wireless communication standards such as GSM/LTE/UMTS, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ax, Bluetooth, GPS, etc
      • Experience with regulatory requirements and process for wireless consumer devices, including FCC, PTCRB, CTIA, ETSI, TIA/EIA, etc.
      • Experience with simulations tools such as CST, HFSS, ADS
      • Must be able to design antenna systems in handheld and vehicle mounted terminals that optimize for TRP,TIS, ECC, SAR and EMC
      • Must be able to work and communicate well with RF and antenna engineers as well as mechanical and industrial designer to design integrated antenna systems into products.  Must be able to communicate approrpriate feedback cross-discipline.
      • Must be be able to work with manufacturing teams, third part antenna vendors and communicate appropriate feedback as it pertains to design, manufacturing and assembly of antennas, antenna carriers and antenna test fixtures
      • Must be able to perform radiated antenna measurements, create and execute antenna test plans, analyze and publish detailed test reports that clearly outline antenna performance
      • Experience with working with ODM's, JDM's is a plus

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