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Electrical Engineer

Company: OTTO Engineering, Inc.
Location: Carpentersville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

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! OTTO Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran OTTO Engineering does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters, agencies, or similar organizations; any submissions will not be honored. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 10 - 15 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: OTTO Engineering, Inc., Elgin , Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Carpentersville, Illinois

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