Radio Compliance Test Engineer, Microsoft Devices Group in Redmond, WA


TitleRadio Compliance Test Engineer
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
Date AddedFebruary 11, 2015
Open Positions2

This skilled engineer will provide a key function for the compliance team through definitive radio compliance testing expertise and will be responsible for an exciting, cutting-edge family of products. Additionally, this detail-oriented engineer will prepare and schedule test programs.

Primary responsibilities include defining the regulatory radio compliance test procedures required for each product and coordinating those test efforts in the lab. This includes determining the correct test setup and measurements required, ensuring that the tests are performed correctly, testing the product and completing the necessary paperwork, selecting and maintaining suitable equipment for the various radio types in production and in development and ensuring that the infrastructure to perform mandatory radio compliance testing and certification is in place. Other responsibilities include establishing, implementing, coordinating and executing regulatory radio test plans throughout the development cycle for a product, tracking the new developments in the regulatory industry with respect to radio compliance requirements, maintaining documentation and providing input on radio compliance.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate should have a BS degree, and 3+ years of high-volume consumer electronics experience as a radio compliance test engineer. The candidate should have a working knowledge of RF principles, radio testing and design and radio regulatory requirements (such as FCC parts 15, 22, 24, 27 and similar worldwide requirements). The candidate should have the ability to develop radio test plans, analyze radio compliance test data, write radio compliance test specifications/procedures and interpret regulatory radio standards for Information Technology equipment (ITE). Ability to work with ambiguities is a must. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required to seamlessly work across groups and at all levels.

You must have:

- Good knowledge of regulatory radio compliance process
- Radio compliance test and mitigation expertise
- Experience with the RF test equipment
- Good understanding of cellular technologies- GSM, WCDMA, UMTS, LTE and other wireless technologies like Bluetooth, 802.11WLAN.
- Strong cross-functional and collaborative team skills
- A team orientation with superior interpersonal awareness
- Excellent written communication and presentation skills
- A good understanding of international regulatory radio compliance requirements for ITE (minimum for the USA/CA and EU - worldwide a plus)
- A working knowledge of SAR testing
- Ability to simultaneously manage multiple complex projects
- Excellent problem solving techniques
- Strong organization and documentation abilities
- Ability to effectively define world-class processes in specifications and procedures

RESPONSIBLE FOR:

- Working productively and seamlessly as a member of a skilled team of compliance professionals
- Developing test procedures for radio compliance testing
- Creating test plans and performing tests as per radio compliance standards
- Writing test reports
- Maintaining suitable test equipment for testing different types of radios
- Developing test software profiles for different tests
- Tracking the new developments in the regulatory industry with respect to radio compliance requirements
- Coordinating all necessary worldwide radio compliance documentation, testing, and certifications

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segments: Compliance, Electronics Engineer, Law, Engineer, Testing, Legal, Engineering, Technology

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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This skilled engineer will provide a key function for the compliance team through definitive radio compliance testing expertise and will be responsible for an exciting, cutting-edge family of products. Additionally, this detail-oriented engineer will prepare and schedule test programs.

Primary responsibilities include defining the regulatory radio compliance test procedures required for each product and coordinating those test efforts in the lab. This includes determining the correct test setup and measurements required, ensuring that the tests are performed correctly, testing the product and completing the necessary paperwork, selecting and maintaining suitable equipment for the various radio types in production and in development and ensuring that the infrastructure to perform mandatory radio compliance testing and certification is in place. Other responsibilities include establishing, implementing, coordinating and executing regulatory radio test plans throughout the development cycle for a product, tracking the new developments in the regulatory industry with respect to radio compliance requirements, maintaining documentation and providing input on radio compliance.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate should have a BS degree, and 3+ years of high-volume consumer electronics experience as a radio compliance test engineer. The candidate should have a working knowledge of RF principles, radio testing and design and radio regulatory requirements (such as FCC parts 15, 22, 24, 27 and similar worldwide requirements). The candidate should have the ability to develop radio test plans, analyze radio compliance test data, write radio compliance test specifications/procedures and interpret regulatory radio standards for Information Technology equipment (ITE). Ability to work with ambiguities is a must. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required to seamlessly work across groups and at all levels.

You must have:

- Good knowledge of regulatory radio compliance process
- Radio compliance test and mitigation expertise
- Experience with the RF test equipment
- Good understanding of cellular technologies- GSM, WCDMA, UMTS, LTE and other wireless technologies like Bluetooth, 802.11WLAN.
- Strong cross-functional and collaborative team skills
- A team orientation with superior interpersonal awareness
- Excellent written communication and presentation skills
- A good understanding of international regulatory radio compliance requirements for ITE (minimum for the USA/CA and EU - worldwide a plus)
- A working knowledge of SAR testing
- Ability to simultaneously manage multiple complex projects
- Excellent problem solving techniques
- Strong organization and documentation abilities
- Ability to effectively define world-class processes in specifications and procedures

RESPONSIBLE FOR:

- Working productively and seamlessly as a member of a skilled team of compliance professionals
- Developing test procedures for radio compliance testing
- Creating test plans and performing tests as per radio compliance standards
- Writing test reports
- Maintaining suitable test equipment for testing different types of radios
- Developing test software profiles for different tests
- Tracking the new developments in the regulatory industry with respect to radio compliance requirements
- Coordinating all necessary worldwide radio compliance documentation, testing, and certifications

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segments: Compliance, Electronics Engineer, Law, Engineer, Testing, Legal, Engineering, Technology

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
Apply for this job at Microsoft