Senior RF Electrical Engineer

OTTO – designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.

OTTO’s opportunity:

OTTO Engineering, an industry leading manufacturer of Communication Products and Accessories for Public Safety and High Reliability Applications, is seeking a versatile Senior Electrical Engineer with primary experience in RF circuit design & wireless communication and data networks, but also experienced architecting product-level electrical designs that include power supplies, batteries, audio circuits, and digital circuitry. The ideal candidate has extensive concept-through-production product development experience with an emphasis on radios which operate in the 915Mhz ISM Band, 2.45GHz WiFi/Bluetooth, and UWB data networks that operate up to 10GHz. Prior experience with portable consumer or public safety electronic products is highly desired.

Specifically, the Senior RF Electrical Engineer will:

  • Design, prototype, and evaluate RF circuits to meet customer and internal specifications.
  • Architect circuitry and systems to transport audio and digital data over short range and medium range wireless networks
  • Evaluate Product Requirements and provide design, cost, and schedule estimates
  • Collaborate with PCB Designer, Mechanical Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, and Sales.
  • Specify and select components for RF receivers and transmitters.
  • Participate in the design of peripheral circuitry such as power supplies, audio, and digital control
  • Generate schematics, bills-of-material (BOMs), and provide PCB layout guidance.
  • Evaluate own designs to ensure robustness over the desired operating environments
  • Ensure designs meet agency compliance specifications (FCC, CE, SAR, UL, and IS/ATEX). May require going to an outside test lab to support testing.
  • Provide Technical sales support and assist with the support of existing products as needed
  • Identify production test requirements. Put together a production test plan
  • Coordinate with outsource contractors as needed to specify and oversee work
  • Select RF Test Equipment as needed.
  • Assist with other related duties as required or assigned.

What you’ll need to bring to the table:

  • BSEE
  • Minimum 10 years of RF experience in concept-through-production product development.
  • Prior experience with portable consumer or public safety portable electronic products is highly desired.
  • Versatility and experience with general analog and digital control circuitry on the periphery of RF, including Power Supplies, running off Batteries, Audio, etc.
  • Expert at the use of RF Measurement Equipment including Spectrum Analyzers, RF Generators, RF Power Amplifiers, etc.
  • Familiar with TDMA, CDMA, FSK, FHSS, and other RF Modulation techniques
  • Specific design experience with RF at the 915Mhz ISM Band, GPS Receivers, 2.45GHz WiFi/Bluetooth, and UWB data networks that operate up to 10GHz is desired.
  • Experience designing products with multiple co-located RF transceivers / antennas.
  • Ability to assess and optimize RF links (transmitters and receivers) at a product and system level.
  • Expert at meeting RF specifications and achieving EMC compliance including guiding PCB layout to achieve optimal RF performance.
  • Schematic Entry (Altium experience is a plus)

OTTO’s Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Competitive Pay
  • Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Company Picnic
  • Holiday Party
  • AND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year!

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