Randstad Junior Electrical Engineer in Rochester, New York

Junior Electrical Engineer

job details:

  • location:Rochester, NY

  • salary:$30 - $40 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, April 16, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:614289

job description

Junior Electrical Engineer

Location: Rochester, NY, partial remote work allowed

Pay: 30-40/hr. w-2

Target Skills:

BS in Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience (1+ if Master) designing, developing and verifying circuits for radio communication systems (RF), preferable in the 3002500 MHz band.


Our client is looking for Engineers with experience in the development, verification and integration of electronic systems for radio communications. The position is to work in the Rochester, NY area.

Job Description

The candidate will be supporting the development of RF hardware for a new, next generation tactical radio product. This individual will be a member of a cross functional development team that is responsible for the RF hardware development from the definition of requirements through the integration and testing of the completed product. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with the ability work within a large engineering team are required.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Support the design, development, modification and evaluating electronic parts, components or circuitry for RF/Analog hardware systems of a software defined radio systems

  • Assist in the analysis of the electrical requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints

  • Supports detailed design of RF circuitry, including generating schematics

  • Supports radio integration with other subsystems including Digital, FPGA, DSP and embedded firmware

  • Support subsystem and radio level verification and validation testing using formal techniques

  • Performs RF/Analog engineering design tasks, detailed experimental testing, operational test and fault isolation on radio systems and equipment. Evaluates results to assist in development or problem resolution

  • Identify, track and resolve assigned hardware defects through board level functional analysis followed by design updates and/or board repair

Job Requirements:


Must have:

  • BSEE or equivalent with 2+ years of experience (1+ if Masters) in Electrical circuit design

  • Experience in frequency bands from 300 MHz to 3500 MHz

  • Good troubleshooting skills and knowledge of radio lab equipment

  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Highly motivated, self-starter, who works well in team environments.

  • Exposure to test scripting programming languages such as LabView, Python and Matlab is a plus.

Desirable / other skills:

  • Experience in circuit simulation (e.g. Keysight ADS, Ansys HFSS, Keysight EMPro, Keysight Genesys) is a big plus.

  • Experience in bands up to 8000 MHz is a plus

  • Organized and detail oriented

  • Team-player, quick learner, proactive with a positive attitude

  • Must be able to work in cross-functional team environment of varying disciplines

  • US Citizen preferable. Security clearance (active or past) is a plus

Communications. RF circuitry design and verification.


The position is to work on site at customer facilities either in Rochester NY. Remote work might be possible.