RF Test Engineer

Vacancies 07 July 2020

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Josefin Andersson +46 (10) 2156097
Jani Pelkonen -
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Do you like the challenges in RF testing and can you deliver test solutions that meet the demands of high accuracy and reliability? Saab Technology Center is now  further expanding its development unit in Tampere and is seeking a highly motivated RF  Test Engineer to support research and development of complex Electronic Warfare systems. 

Your role 

As part of a development team, your work spans from translating RF requirements into practical test  cases, and performing the actual RF tests in the laboratory environment, utilizing automated test systems and manual measurements. You will work closely with experienced RF designers to ensure  that the designs fulfill performance expectations and meet the required high quality standards. 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Testing and verification of complex RF/MW systems 
  • Understanding RF requirements and translating them into practical RF test cases 
  • Developing and maintaining automated test systems together with SW designers 
  • Generating test reports, analyzing results, and identifying design improvements 
  • Supporting RF design team with design related tasks  

Your profile 

Required skills

  • Experience in testing and validation of RF/Microwave hardware and systems 
  • Hands-on experience with lab test equipment such as VNAs, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Power Supplies, Temperature Chambers etc. 
  • Willingness to work in a lab environment and basic soldering skills 
  • Ability to effectively interface with design teams and other stakeholders 
  • Fluent (both orally and in writing) in Finnish and in English 

Desired skills

  • Experience in developing and maintaining automated RF test systems 
  • Basic programming skills in Python, Labview, Matlab or similar 
  • Experience from military and/or aerospace technologies considered as an advantage 
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline 

The position entails to working with classified information and requires therefore applicant to  participate a background check and a security clearance made by a Finnish Security Intelligence  Service. 

What you will be a part of 

Your work place will be in Saab Technology Center in Tampere but since Saab is a global company this role will require some travelling and being able to communicate with your colleagues abroad. 

At Saab Technology Center you will be a part of the Electronic Warfare Systems Business Unit that delivers electronic warfare applications for air, land and naval products. Saab Technology Center contributes to the next generation distributed systems for Electronic Support and Electronic Attack  on absolute cutting edge hardware and software.  

In addition to extremely interesting projects, we offer you unique career opportunities where on-going training and development is also provided to help you build your career. We are big enough to  offer a wide range of opportunities, but agile enough to be noticed and recognized. 

Would you like to know more about the Saab-life and the benefits of joining us? Read our People  Philosophy. 

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