RF Characterization Engineer

A 12+ month Characterization Engineer job in South San Francisco, CA is currently available through Modis Engineering, formally Adecco Engineering And Technical. The salary for this position is from $80.00 and $95.00 per hour.

Verily, an Alphabet company, lives at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. Our mission is to make the world\'s health data useful so that people enjoy longer and healthier lives. We are developing tools and devices to collect, organize and activate health data, and creating interventions to prevent and manage disease.

Responsibilities
• Perform RF, microwave and antenna characterization for Verily hardware devices
• Design and build RF and Microwave characterization fixtures e.g. de-embedding structures for feed lines to small devices
• Develop custom phantoms emulating biological tissue effects impactful to devices
• Perform antenna gain measurements using anechoic chamber
• Work with product and UX teams design environment emulating for use cases of interest to evaluate antenna performance
• Wireless systems characterization and interpretation e.g. measuring and analyzing BER vs data rate, constellation diagrams.
• Design of experiments for and execution of electromagnetic-thermal characterization

Top 3 daily responsibilities
• Antenna (e.g. wearable BLE) and wireless power link characterization often using anechoic chamber
• Designing and prototyping de-embedding structures for characterization of electrically small antennas and wireless power links
• Designing characterization environments for wearable antennas e.g. sourcing or creating tissue phantoms, modeling obstacles and multipath based on input from user experience group
Must Have:
• BS in Electrical Engineering required, MS preferred.
• BS and 5+ years of relevant experience or MS and 2+ years of relevant experience
• Expertise and proficiency in using vector network analysers, spectrum analyzers and anechoic chambers
• Strong understanding of transmission line theory and practice, good experience in prototyping especially in feeds to small radiators
• Strong understanding of EM radiation fundamentals, performance characteristics of common antenna types and experience in antenna characterization

Nice to Have:
• Experience with wireless systems characterization i.e. end-to-end data e.g. measuring and analyzing BER vs data rate, constellation diagram
If you are interested in this RF Characterization Engineer job in South San Francisco, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering www.modis.com. If you have questions about the position, please contact Mae Murphy at 408-481-9049 or mae.murphy@modis.com.

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