RF Test and Telecommunications Specialist

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RF Test and Telecommunications Specialist

Roles and responsibilities
18 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.

Job Description:
- Looking for a hardware test and delivery engineer with RF and telecommunications experience. Will be responsible for end-to-end delivery of ground equipment to the Deep Space Network, including hardware procurement, assembly testing, subsystem integration and test, creation of test and installation documentation, delivery, and troubleshooting of installed equipment.
-Test and troubleshoot RF and digital hardware.
-Perform subsystem level integration and test.
-Prepare test reports.
-Deliver hardware in accordance with the JPL Deep Space Network standards and guidelines.
-Assist project engineers with procurements of hardware, including creating purchase requisitions, working with JPL Acquisition through the approval process, tracking orders.
-Perform drawing changes and updates to test procedures and hardware interface agreements.

Required Skills:
•Must be a US Citizen
•Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
•Typically requires an Associate’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of related experience, Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of related experience, or
related required training.
•Experience in test of RF hardware and telecommunications equipment (analog and digital).
•Ability to troubleshoot and repair RF hardware, analog, and digital circuits using engineering drawings and schematics.
•Ability to execute test plans and procedures.
•Hands-on experience with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, power meters, signal generators.
•Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office.
•Ability to work independently.

Desired Skills:
•Knowledge of Unix or Linux environment.
•Experience working in an ESD safe environment.
•Experience with fabrication and assembly of electronics systems, cable harnesses, and test fixtures.
•Experience documenting design and developing test plans and procedure.
•Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

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