RF TEST ENGINEER II

Company Details

We go to space to improve life on Earth

Rocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with better access to space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Rocket Lab. Our team is 500 people strong and we’re adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core – every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented.
  
About the role

As a RF Test Engineer, you will work closely with RF engineers and you will play an important role in the integration and testing of radio frequency communications systems used to support Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle. You will be challenged daily and to succeed you will need to adapt quickly and thrive under pressure to achieve tight project deadlines.

Essential skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, majoring in electronics/communications/RF or an equivalent qualification
  • 3+ years’ experience testing RF components and systems
  • Experience developing test plans, procedures, and reports
  • Knowledge of RF test and measurement techniques and significant experience using RF test equipment including VNAs and spectrum analysers to characterise common RF components such as antennas, amplifiers, and frequency converters
  • Proficient at performing basic RF analysis
  • Proficient at creating test scripts and automated tests using Python, Labview and Teststand
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships

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