The Communications & Modeling Department at IdahoNational Laboratory is seeking candidates for RF Engineer / Test Lead. In thisrole you will work on cutting-edge projects for a variety of clients with a teamof multi-disciplined Engineers. You will have the opportunity to apply yourextensive expertise in RF Engineering to develop innovative solutions usingcurrent and emerging RF technologies.
The day-to-day responsibilities for thisrole include:
Work with customers or INL teams to develop requirements,project and test designs, and necessary documentation. Modify or enhance existing RF systems. Document applicationsand systems for customers. Review requirements, develop designs, conduct tests,implement and document results. Serve as an engineering interface, providingguidance to those seeking information concerning assigned systems. Will leadthe execution of the series of processes needed to critically evaluate thecapacities and performance of specific wireless communications equipment and/orapplications (i.e., customer testing)
Provide expertise in wireless and mobile networks that areconverging voice and data systems through the Radio Frequency handset, RFtransmission/reception equipment, digital switching systems, and communicationbackhauls. Support ongoing RF/wireless testing, projects and research done atthe INL's Wireless Test Bed and Research Group.
Perform tests, projects and research focused oninteroperability, mobility, and security across the diversity of legacy and newwireless protocols such as 2G/3G/4G/5G Cellular, Land Mobile Radios (LMR),Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN).
Provide RF Engineering leadership/technicaldirection, foster new concept development, pursue business opportunities, andprovide technical interface with numerous customers for INL's Wireless Test Bedand INL’s Wireless research related programs.
Provide RF modeling and simulation for RF Benchmarking andcustomer configurations. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive customer andemployee information including salary and other personal information
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see www.sss.gov.Employee Job Functions Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.