Principal RF Test Engineer I
Posted on 3/27/2024
CesiumAstro

51-200 employees

Engineers and manufactures space communication systems.
Company Overview
CesiumAstro stands out as a leading company in the aerospace industry, offering tailored, mission-ready solutions for both commercial and defense applications. Their competitive advantage lies in their full-stack modular product line, which allows for customization based on specific payload requirements. With a diverse global operation that includes hardware and software engineering, manufacturing, mission systems, and wireless communications engineering, the company fosters a culture of technical excellence and industry leadership.
Hardware
Aerospace
B2B

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$120.2M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

16%

1 year growth

45%

2 year growth

92%
Locations
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
QA & Testing
Electrical Engineering
Electronics Design Engineering
Instrumentation and Measurement Engineering
RF and Microwave Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) or higher degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • Minimum of 9 years of industry or university research experience in design, analysis, and implementation of RF test systems
  • High proficiency with RF measurements (Linearity, NSD, EVM, etc.)
  • Test architecture design and development including scripting, test executives, hardware, and measurement abstraction layers
  • Proficient in performing conducted RF measurements including S-parameters, AM/PM, compression, noise figure, harmonics/spurious emission, phase noise, switching speed, bit error rate, adjacent channel power, and group delay
  • Hands-on experience with lab instruments such as digital oscilloscopes, multimeters, electronic loads, source measurement units, RF signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and vector signal analyzers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Design, analysis, and implementation of engineering test plans and procedures
  • Collaborating with design and test engineering teams to develop test requirements
  • Mapping requirements to reusable test architectures and procedures
  • Implementing test plans and procedures
  • Logging and presenting results to key stakeholders
  • Lab and equipment management
  • Guiding key equipment purchase decisions
  • Presenting engineering design review materials to customers and executive team
  • Participating in proposal-writing efforts