RF Design Verification Engineer - Xbox, Microsoft Devices Group in Redmond, WA

TitleRF Design Verification Engineer - Xbox
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
Date AddedJanuary 7, 2015
Open Positions1

The Xbox team within Microsoft Devices envisions, creates and manufactures the award winning Xbox gaming and entertainment platform. The team that revolutionized the gaming and entertainment world by designing and delivering the Xbox One Kinect Sensor and Accessories is a progressive, diverse, and exceptionally creative group of professionals. We pride ourselves on a high energy, high impact work environment that empowers everyone to do their very best work.

We are looking for an experienced RF hardware design verification engineer. The qualified candidate will draw upon their experience to validate embedded RF hardware to help deliver world class high volume consumer products. The primary role responsibilities are to develop and execute test cases for board level RF performance testing, validate RF parameters against specification, define, develop and automate robust RF hardware test architectures applicable to multiple products and wireless standards; facilitate EMC compliance tests and the development of manufacturing RF tests, and interface new product technologies to existing automated test systems. You will work closely with the RF development team to develop test cases and to make sure there is 100% results correlation with the design requirements, and will be involved with the troubleshooting process.
The qualified candidate must have a track record verifying/testing embedded RF hardware for high volume consumer electronics products. It is expected that you have design and/or test experience with RF transmitters and receivers, 802.11x and Bluetooth radios, and RF parameters such as receiver sensitivity, EVM, IP3, adjacent channel rejection etc. You must have hands on experience with test tools such as RF signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers etc. Experience in LabView and scripting language programming is desired.

Target qualifications:

- BS in Electrical Engineering
- 4+ years of experience in RF testing.
- Proven capability to define successful test plans, test procedures, test cases, and to analyze test results
- Proven experience in test automation
- Strong problem solving skills, and written/verbal communication skills.
Position requires international travel

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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