R/D RF Principal Hardware Design Engineer

National Instruments Corporation Santa Rosa , CA 95402

Posted 2 months ago

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The National Instruments R&D organization is hiring experienced RF hardware design engineer.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The National Instrument's RF R/D Team is seeking to hire an experienced professional to work on standard NI Products. The primary responsibilities of this position are to work with engineering teams to define, document, design, deploy and sustain NI products tailored to meet specific customer requirements for engineering solutions. The ideal candidate has experience and knowledge regarding RF circuit and system level design.

This is a multi-functional role dealing with diverse engineering needs, including the ability to gather requirements, generate specification documents, and interface with manufacturing partners, meet with product planning and internal personnel to design, deploy and sustain solutions worldwide.

The Principal RF Hardware Engineer position is a high visibility role within NI. This is a hand's on multi-functional role dealing with diverse engineering skills needed to support deployed custom solutions worldwide

Job Responsibilities

  • Uses high frequency design tools to design and to simulate RF, microwave, and mmWave circuits, sub-systems, and complete system products.

  • Defining and implementing project plans, managing milestones and holding reviews to assure systems meet requirements and readiness for deployment

  • Lifecycle management of product under development

  • Owning and implementing individual technical project deliverables, guiding technical decisions and driving field found issues to resolution

Traveling as needed (possibly up to 15%) domestically and abroad in support of project objectives

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in an Engineering Discipline

  • Minimum 7 years relevant industry experience in an RF Systems Design Role or a RF Hardware Circuit Design Role.

  • Strong understanding of electrical engineering, electronics and RF principles - knowledge of microwave modeling tools (Microwave Office, AXiEM, Analyst, CST, ADS, Ansys)

  • Proficient knowledge of schematic capture tools (Mentor graphics, Cadence, Altium)

  • Willing to travel up to 10% domestically and abroad in support of project objectives

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on use of microwave modeling tools

  • Understanding of schematic capture tools

  • Understanding of Simulation, Data Analysis and Presentation

  • Demonstrated understanding of the following concepts and principles:

  • Sources of measurement error

  • Appropriate selection of instrumentation and equipment

  • Integration of hardware and software

  • Grounding and shielding principles

  • Familiar with schematic capture tools

  • Statistical analysis of data (Cp, Cpk, GR&R)

  • Intimate VNA, Vector Signal Generator and Spectrum Analyzer measurements experience

  • RF System design and debug experience in a large-scale production or lab environment

  • Demonstrated ability to:

  • Effectively interact and communicate with customers

  • Work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural group development environment

  • Problem-solve effectively - diagnose technical issues and propose reasonable solutions

  • Take initiative, be a self-starter, and work independently

  • Persistently drive tasks and lead projects to successful completion

  • Quickly learn applicable technology, systems, and products

  • Strong problem-solving skills, work ethic, and drive to succeed

National Instruments is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status. We are committed to inclusion and diversity


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