Wifi & RF Compliance Test Engineer
Posted on 12/6/2022

10,001+ employees

Designs, manufactures, & launches rockets and spacecrafts
Company Overview
SpaceX's mission is to make humanity multiplanetary. The company is working on a next generation of fully reusable launch vehicles that will be the most powerful ever built, capable of carrying humans to Mars and other destinations in the solar system.
West Athens, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
QA & Testing
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, physics, or other engineering discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in WiFi or radio compliance
  • Programming/coding experience, preferably python and/or C++ as well as instrumentation automation protocols such as SCPI/VISA/NI
  • Experience operating a spectrum analyzer, vector network analyzer, power meter, oscilloscope, and base station simulator
  • Experience with 802.11 (APED), 802.3, IPv4, and IPv6
  • 5+ years of experience, including WiFi Radio/RF compliance, analysis, design, and testing
  • Previous experience with CISPR/FCC radio and EMC standards and requirements
  • EMC lab experience, including accreditation, maintenance and calibration
  • Experience performing radio and/or EMC testing
  • Proficiency with Python
  • Proficiency with Linux systems
  • Wi-Fi Alliance Certification experience
  • Experience with other international EMC and radio requirements for global market access
  • Knowledge of electrical safety and EMC commercial compliance standards, requirements and test methods for consumer electronics and commercial applications
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting radio compliance issues from board to system level
  • Previous work experience with reading, interpreting and following circuit schematics, PCB layouts, engineering drawings, BOMs, cable harnesses, wiring schematics, interface diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical drawings, and CAD software
  • Experience with electrical circuit analysis using simulation tools such as Spice or equivalent
  • Experience in a fast-paced work environment with production hardware
  • Familiarity with phased array antenna operating principles and fundamentals
  • Able to adapt to constantly changing work assignments
  • Excellent concentration and attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here
  • Support pre-compliance testing and 3rd party certification testing for radio equipment in global markets per FCC, ISED, EN/IEC, ETSI, ITU and associated requirements
  • Ensure ongoing compliance for compliant designs
  • Develop automation and measurement tools to improve radio testing fidelity and efficiency
  • Set requirements for design teams working on a variety of Starlink Product applications
  • Ensure products meet these requirements through cross-collaboration with the involved design teams
  • Generate and execute test plans and document results in test reports against the aforementioned standards as well as review and revise test reports generated by external test labs
  • Troubleshoot RF issues from board to system level
  • Operate and automate a variety of EMI, RF, and electronics test equipment
  • Independently perform verifications and document results in a clear, precise, and complete manner
  • Support engineering effectively and confidently with creative thinking and rigor - question the status quo while adhering to documentation and maintaining prescribed quality standards