Sr. RF Test Development Engineer

Sr. RF Test Development Engineer

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Job Title: Sr. RF Test Development Engineer

Location: Sunnyvale, CA or Mukilteo, WA

Spectranetix, a small fast-growing company that develops and provides advanced electronic systems for the U.S. Department of Defense, is looking for a Sr. RF Test Development Engineer to lead our various engineering teams. We recently joined forces with Pacific Defense and our growth is accelerating.

Spectranetix designs and builds advanced, military standards-based, modular open systems architecture (MOSA) systems. These systems conform to the Army’s C4ISR Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS) and the Air Force’s Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Standard. These CMOSS/SOSA systems are used for multi-mission electronic warfare, tactical communications, signals intelligence, cyber-EW, high speed computing or simultaneous combinations of these capabilities.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking to hire a Sr. RF Test Development Engineer who wants to get involved with a small, fast paced and dynamic company. Responsible for the development and execution of RF Tests and Characterization for RF Hardware and Systems.


  • Working with hardware and software designers to characterize RF HW and Systems
  • Run manual and automated tests to Characterize and Test RF Hardware and Systems.
  • Test development and software automation using Python, C++, and/or NI TestStand.
  • Write test plans and test procedures.
  • Collect test and characterization data to generate reports.
  • Debug hardware and software issues.


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Test Engineering experience including running and developing RF Tests to characterize and test RF hardware and systems.
  • Experience with Automated test scripting languages such as Python or equivalent.
  • Experience working in a lab environment with test equipment such as Spectrum Analyzer and Signal Generator.
  • Use of SQL query and data analysis tools (e.g., Spotfire, JMP)Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.


  • Experience with Characterization of RF performance of Software Defined Radios, including transmitters and receivers, for power levels, spurious emissions, noise figure, etc.
  • Experience with Calibration of RF Systems.
  • Experience with Software Programming languages including C/C++, Python, and NI TestStand.
  • Previous work with FPGA, DSP, Networking, and Embedded Software.
  • Experience transitioning products from development to manufacturing.
  • Windows and Linux environments.
  • Agile environment including JIRA.


  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Mukilteo-WA Sunnyvale-CA
Engineering Category: computer electrical Testing

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