Posted Apr 17

RF Test Technician

Manassas, VA, United States Full Time

Minimum Level of Education
4 Year Degree


RF Test Technician experienced in testing and tuning complex RF and Microwave modules that operate in the 1-3 GHz range. These modules are assembled and tested at the die and component level and require skill to both diagnose test failures and physically make adjustments to the die and modules containing both 1-mil wire and 3-mil ribbon bonds. Position also requires demonstrated capability to set up equipment and test against specifications. Must have the ability to calibrate test stands.

Skills Required

Ability to test and tune complex microwave and RF modules using methods such as adjusting 1-mil wire, 3-mil ribbon bonds and making adjustments on components. Ability to troubleshoot, debug and test using precision measurements on a variety of electronic equipment (peak power meter, spectrum analyzers, scalar network analyzers, oscillators, audio oscillators, standing wave amplifiers, multimeters, phase sensitive demodulators, volt-ohm meters, logic analyzers, AF and RF signal generators and wave meters). Familiar working with schematics, diagrams, test specifications and sketches to understand engineering and customer requirements and how to perform tests. Ability to perform routine analysis of data to check and verify applicability and accuracy. Ability to work under microscope for long lengths of time. Computer competency and English literacy is required to ensure the candidate will be capable of following instruction/safety guidelines.

Skills Preferred

Good dexterity and fine motor skills to perform tuning of microwave assemblies during test operations.

Experience Required3-5 years RF Test technician experience

Education RequiredMin 2 year degree

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