RF Test Engineer Job at Vast, Long Beach, CA

  • Vast
  • Long Beach, CA

Job Description

Vast is looking for an RF Test Engineer , reporting to the Staff RF Engineer , to develop and execute creative testing solutions for our complex RF and Antenna systems for our Orbiter and Haven programs. Your input will be vital in testing new and existing RF hardware to support the mission. This will be a full-time, exempt position located in our Long Beach location. Responsibilities: Perform hands-on testing of RF components and systems applying core RF test principles. Perform receiving inspections/checkouts of RF components from partner vendors. Perform RF testing at the system level during vehicle integration and pre-ship checkouts. Provide test results to other team members in concise and organized fashion. Design test fixtures for complex antenna and RF component test setups. Design and build RF test racks for component and system level testing, automating the testing process where applicable. Partner with manufacturing/integration engineers to develop work instructions and installation procedures for integrating and testing RF hardware. Create root-cause test setups to ensure issues are understood and recreate on-orbit situations allowing continuous improvements to the RF systems. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering or similar. 2+ years of experience with RF design, analysis, and/or unit level testing (significant academic projects, internships, and traditional professional experience all qualify). Experience with RF test equipment such as Spectrum Analyzers, VNAs, Power Meters, Cable Analyzers, SDRs, etc. Preferred Skills & Experience: Comfortable communicating deeply technical topics to a wide variety of audiences. Ability to creatively solve problems and weigh against multi-disciplinary requirements together while assessing risk and making design and development decisions. Familiarity with antenna measurement techniques and tools such as anechoic/reverb chambers, near field EM measurements. Extensive experience in using spectrum and vector network analyzers for RF testing and troubleshooting. Experience with GNU Radio and software-defined radios (SDRs). Understanding of RF schematics and RF electronics manufacturing to analyze and improve test capabilities. Experience with software programming: Matlab, LabVIEW, Python, C/C++, JS, etc. Experience with testing RF electronics for spaceflight environment, verifying workmanship and operability through environmental test (random vibration, shock, thermal, burn-in, and TVAC). Additional Requirements: Ability to travel up to 20% travel to support launch campaigns. Pay Range: RF Test Engineer Level II: $100,000-$145,000 Senior RF Test Engineer Level III: $135,000-$170,000 #J-18808-Ljbffr

Job Tags

Full time, Internship,

Similar Jobs


Full & Part Time Retail Sales Associate Job at Kohls

 ...customer needs Delivers the highest level of customer service through effective problem solving Solicits, opens and activates Kohls Charge applications and loyalty programs Ensures that all cash handling procedures are done in accordance to policy and procedure... 

Clean Team

Commercial Office Cleaner (Gallup) Job at Clean Team

 ...Cleaners for part time evening shifts. Start after 5pm. Services include, but are not limited to: 1. General surface wet and dry cleaning 2. Sweep interior /exterior surfaces 3. Wet and/or dry moping 4. Vacuum carpeted and hard surface flooring 5. Clean... 


Business Development Manager (Sales and Related) Job at Transamerica

 ...hard-working, dedicated, and willing to undertake a training program as a financial professional and to potentially fast-track into management and leadership positions. This position can be done remotely, flexibly around your schedule and is extremely well compensated.... 

Camillo Properties

Finance Intern Job at Camillo Properties

 ...skills while gaining valuable real-world experience in a work...  ...dynamic organization. As an Intern, you will work closely with a...  ...opportunities for professional development, including: Lunch & Learns...  ...largest privately held real estate development and construction... 

City of Downey, CA

Police Officer Recruit Job at City of Downey, CA

 ...traffic regulations; responds to calls and complaints involving traffic accidents, robberies, disturbances, and other misdemeanors and felonies, and take necessary police action; make arrests; take charge of, and guide and direct the work of other law enforcement personnel...