Cisco RF Test Development Engineer in Richfield, Ohio

RF Test Development Engineer

  • Location: Richfield, Ohio, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Software Development, Testing

  • Job Id 1229184

JOB DESCRIPTION

What You'll Do

You will join a global team that supports the new product introduction of enterprise class WiFi access points and antennas. The Product Operations team in Cisco’s Supply Chain Organization is seeking a Test Development Engineer to reside in Richfield, Ohio. You will have the opportunity to think out of the box with innovation and grow your skills.

  • You will review or write manufacturing test plans and provide guidance to the manufacturers

  • You will assist in the bring up of prototypes

  • You will act as the liaison between Cisco and the supplier for test topics

  • You will monitor and resolve technical issues related to testing

For Cisco internal designed products, you'll be responsible for:

  • Defining the manufacturing test solution that will be used in production

  • Partnering with design engineers in defining calibration routines

  • Personally write the test code or manage someone who is writing the test code

  • Evaluating the test instrumentation to be used in production

  • Working directly with test fixture vendors in the design and prove-in of the fixtures

  • Professionally representing Cisco when taking care of suppliers and contract manufacturers

  • Flexibility to join phone conferences during early or late hours with global teams on a regular basis

  • International travel is possible, but not often

  • Participate with other local Cisco team members in volunteer activities and fun events.

Who You'll Work With

You will be part of a manufacturing test engineering team which interacts with ODM suppliers for non-Cisco designs. Our team supports one of Cisco’s wireless business units as well as the routing business unit. Our products contain leading edge technologies which make them the best in the industry.

Who You Are

You have a strong RF background and have outstanding communication skills. You have experience with Python and writing tests.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Electrical Engineering plus 10 years’ experience

  • Advanced understanding of transmitters, receivers, and antennas

  • Advanced understanding of test instrumentation and test fixtures

  • Proficient in a lab environment evaluating components and circuitry with a variety of equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, and network analyzers

  • Technical writing using email, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Self-motivated, willing to manage day-to-day tasks with minimal direct supervision while communicating with a variety of teams

  • Experience with routing and switching technologies beneficial

Desired Skills:

  • Test Sequencer – understand the structure of a test sequencer, input controls, data transfer, and data reporting

  • Python – deep understanding of this coding language which will be used to control the device under test and any test instrumentation required

  • Advanced data analytics – ability to use data tools such as Spotfire or Tableau to drive test decisions in an automated fashion, statistical analysis

  • Test engineering experience with functional test, Design for Test, test coverage, creation of test plans, test strategies

  • Software Development – partner with software designers in the release of customer images throughout the NPI process using supply chain tools; work with program managers in establishing fulfillment and licensing models

Why Cisco

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We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.