RF Test Technician

$23.00 - $27.00 hourly
  • ATR International, Inc.
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Jul 12, 2018
Contractor Manufacturing

Job Description

ATR International, Inc. is a leader in the staffing industry and places a wide range of professionals at many of the most innovative companies. We are currently recruiting for the following position for one of our clients. If this position is not a fit for you, click here to send us your resume and our recruiters will find one that is.


Position Information:

Requisition Number: ATR145917

Position title:  RF Test Technician

Location:  Palo Alto, CA


Contact Information:

Van Nguyen  :  vann@atr1.com


Job Description:

We are seeking a RF Test Technician  for a very important client.


-RF Test Technician to support RF payload test operations

-Set up, adjust, and calibrate standard and complex test apparatus or devices, test equipment to conduct, functional, operational environmental and life tests to evaluate performance reliability of prototype and/or production model satellites per the applicable test procedure.

-Perform detailed RF test measurements such as gain transfer, frequency response, spurious search, noise figure, modulation index, insertion loss, return loss using manual and automated test racks.

-Understand the operation of various types of test equipment such as O-scopes, spectrum and network analyzers.

-Operate spacecraft test consoles such as the payload and electrical test racks per the applicable test procedure.

-Support in maintaining spacecraft level test procedures.

-Provide functional guidance to less experienced personnel.



The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

-Familiar with windows style PC operating systems.

-Determine method and sequence of operations to test complex components and systems in conformance with published test procedures.

-Analyze and interpret electrical and RF test data. Provide diagnostic malfunction and offer test result feedback to vehicle and system engineers.

-Must have a strong background in electronics and RF Microwave, adhering to procedures and attention to detail.

-Must read, understand and follow Company's  quality policies and ISO9000 directives.

-Write technical reports to describe and illustrate system operating characteristics, malfunctions, and deviations from design specifications for engineers review and determination. Responsible for writing detailed pass down, TAR and NCR reports.

-Must be able to work off shift, holidays and weekends as required.

-Willing and able to travel to support launch base efforts and off-site environmental testing.


Position Requirements:

Minimum 5 years satellite integration and test experience or related RF experience required. Must have technical knowledge of the following subsystem: Communication, Telemetry and Command.

-High school or equiv. Plus 2 years technical or engineering training required. AS/AA Electronics Degree or equivalent preferred



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Deadline to Apply

May 26, 2018