Antenna Range Testing Engineering Specialist - SIS in Palm Bay, FL at Volt

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Palm Bay, FL
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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Job Description

We are actively looking for an Antenna Range Testing Specialist for our team.

Responsible for leading the setup and execution of antenna component and system test in various indoor or outdoor antenna test ranges. Support engineering with the creation of test procedures to perform RF/Antenna test. Emphasis on test of active phased array antenna systems. Configure antenna hardware in anechoic chambers or on outdoor test ranges. Design tooling and fixtures needed to configure antenna systems in various test ranges. Implement Lead/Six Sigma methodology for continuous improvement in the antenna test ranges. Lead test execution to capture antenna pattern measurements in various test ranges. Process measurement results and provide to engineering for test sell-off.

Required Experience  

• Associates Degree (or equivalent experience) • Minimum 3 years leading and performing antenna system test • At least 3 years of experience with antenna test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, signal generators, antenna positioners, and antenna signal acquisition controllers. • At least 3 years of experience designing and implement breadboards and creating tooling and fixtures needed to support antenna test configuration in ranges. • At least 3 years of experience creating or modifying test procedures.

Desired Skills  

• Ability to use MATLAB, C, or other software to generate test scripts. • Work with other engineers as a team member in solving multi-disciplinary problems. • Document and present results of analyses/testing to peers and customers • Experience with ARSTRAT SATCOM Certification. • Experience with near field antenna pattern measurement. • Strong Microsoft Office skills for test results documentation and processing. • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or direction. • Ability to work 2nd shift as needed.

Years of Experience  

3 Years Minimum

Volt is an equal opportunity employer