RF/Microwave Test Engineer in Chelmsford, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/5/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (781) 496-4360

Job Description

RF/Microwave Module Test Engineer

The successful candidate will be responsible for test engineering and software development activities toward the development of power amplifier and front end modules used in Mobile Handsets and WiFi products.  Activities will include but not be limited to developing test systems and configuring test software, measuring and analyzing performance data and interacting with Design Engineers and Product Engineers to ensure that products are accurately characterized to a customer specification.  The candidate will be involved with all aspects of the module characterization including the individual active devices, the RF components and the completed RF module.  Basic knowledge of DC and RF measurements such as s-parameters, power, noise figure, harmonics and inter-modulation is required.   Knowledge of digital modulation techniques used with WiFi, 5G, LTE standards and the associated measurements such as EVM, SEM, ACLR and noise used in RF communication standards is preferred.


  • Experience in the test and characterization of RF and Microwave power amplifiers and Power Amplifier Modules.
  • Proficient with test equipment such as vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, signal analyzers, digital signal generators and noise figure meters.
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C, C++ and Visual Basic is preferred. 
  • Familiarity with Digital RF Modulation techniques is preferred.
  • Comfortable with data visualization and presentation tools such as Microsoft Excel and Power Point. 
  • BSEE or BSEET and RF/Microwave training. > 10yrs experience in RF/Microwave Test.

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer