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RF/Antenna Systems Hardware Engineer-Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale, California
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 240625
Primary Location: United States-California-Sunnyvale
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Job Description:


RF/Antenna Systems Hardware Engineer


At Enlighted, we’ve created the most intelligent IoT sensor platform for smart buildings.  The Enlighted platform transforms a building infrastructure into a robust, always-on, always-computing, and end-to-end secure sensor platform. Enlighted powers some of the largest global technology, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, retail, and industrial companies, including 11% of the Fortune 50 and 10% of the Fortune 500.  Our platform is installed in over 130 million square feet of commercial real estate.  With a rich set of data never previously available, we help our customers transform their businesses and workplaces by visualizing, analyzing, and providing insights with precise metrics around workflow, utilization, location, security, and energy.  All of this is enabled through a platform that is so smart, it pays for itself through energy savings.


Enlighted is the leading intelligent IoT platform for buildings, and we are backed by some of the best VC’s in the industry including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.


We have won numerous awards including: 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor, CIO Review’s 100 Most Promising Big Data Solutions of 2016, 2015 Cleantech Company of the Year, AT&T Outstanding Supplier Award 2014 and 2015, 2015 UK Rise Awards for Sustainability, and many more.



Sunnyvale CA


RF/Antenna Systems Hardware Engineer


4 to 8 years



  • Good understanding of RF and multi-radio system design.

  • Designing and validating Antenna’s for multiple radios in a single form factor device.

  • Architect, Design and tested RF antenna designs with co-existence in mind.

  • A strong RF hardware and system design background is preferred for this role.

  • The candidate would be tasked with defining multi-radio co-existence test requirements and methodology, design and implement test systems, debug and resolve issues, and manage the process to ensure our products meets all co- existence performance specifications. 

  • Support factory to gather statistics, screening devices for coexistence performance, and mock-up and proposal of design changes to resolve any issues found. 

  • The candidate will work closely with internal and external engineering groups (such as RF Design, Electrical, SW, ATE) to debug multi-radio co-existence issues and provide improvement recommendations.

  • Strong communications, organizational skills, and the ability to multitask across various disciplines and tasks are a must.



Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to design Antenna’s for multiple radio designs in a space constraint design.

  • Good understanding of RF system

  • Working knowledge of EM and antenna theory inside portable wireless devices, including proper grounding, isolation, and desense mitigation techniques

  • Experience with performing sensitivity tests in a radiated OTA environment

  • Able to perform hands-on disassembly and make experimental modifications to intricate hardware

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Experience with RF lab equipment including power meters, spectrum analyzers,

  • vector signal generators/analyzers and oscilloscope.

  • Ability to make clear reporting of collected with inferences and next step.

  • Conducts design reviews and drives file release process

  • BSc degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent experience. 

  • 2+ years of experience in designing highly integrated consumer electronics devices that are shipped in the market.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The candidate should be highly motivated, a self-starter, and a team player. Must have experience working in a laboratory environment that includes RF testing and test result presentation. Strong communications. 

  • Some level of experience with current and upcoming RF Standards is favorable.! Experience with Wireless Co-Existence schemes is a plus.


What we offer 

  • Yearly performance-based bonus plans

  • A matching company 401K

  • Health, Life, Vision, and Dental plans

Paid vacation and company Holidays


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