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Validation Engineer - Wi-Fi
Ref No.: 18-12216
Location: Redmond, Washington
Start Date: 03/01/2018
Job title: Validation Engineer - Wi FI
Location: Redmond, WA
Duration : Long term contract

We are looking for an experienced Hardware Test Engineer that will be able to execute our WiFi and BT test plan and do initial investigation and debugging of WiFi and BT physical layer issues.

 
The RF experience (WiFi or BT ideally) must enable the candidate to narrow down the scope of the issues found during test pass: identify what is specific about a given issue, validate fixes for it, etc.
 
This is a position that is suitable for candidates with HW Test or DVE  background.
 
  • Requirements:
    • 3+ years of experience in testing or development of RF platforms
    • Knowledge and familiarity with RF Test tools -Network Analyzers, Signal Generators, Oscilloscopes, etc
    • Strong work ethic
    • Debugging and troubleshooting skills, ability to isolate issues in complex scenarios. Ability to deal with ambiguity, and define test plans from variables.
    • Prior Experience with device testing on WiFi or Bluetooth component
    • Experience on embedded devices development
    • Experience with RF tools: attenuators, antennas, RF enclosures, …
 
  • Valuable experience (good to have)
    • RF PHY development
    • PCB rework experience
    • Thorough understanding of 802.11 standards
    • Code and tool development experience. C# and script/PowerShell experience. Ability to create tools that validate WiFi functionality and End to End scenarios in Windows environments.
    • Experience on
      • Interoperability
      • Coexistence
      • Over the Air Testing
      • Rate vs Range
      • WiFi/BT certification (WiFi Alliance, BT SIG)
      • WiFi Direct /P2P experience
    • Power consumption testing and optimization
    • Windows Driver development experience and knowledge