Cisco RF Test Development Engineer 1241159 in Richfield, Ohio

RF Test Development Engineer 1241159

  • Location: Richfield, Ohio, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Hardware

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Wireless, Mobility

  • Job Id 1241159

What You'll Do

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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 for our Richfield, OH office. You will have the opportunity to think out of the box with innovation and grow your skills and career.

  • 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 dealing with 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 proven manufacturing test engineering team which interacts with a variety of engineering roles inside and outside of Cisco. 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 dream to learn more about wireless products by building on the electrical engineering knowledge you obtained in school. You have some experience with Python or an equivalent software language.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Electrical Engineering

  • Understand the concepts of transmitters, receivers, and antennas

  • High level understanding of routing and switching technologies

  • Exposure to test instrumentation and the basic understanding of measurements

  • Comfortable in a lab environment

  • Technical writing using MS Office applications including Email, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to communicate your thoughts with team members and management whether on the phone, face to face, or in a large conference

  • Self-motivated and willingness to tackle challenges and tasks

Desired Skills:

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

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

  • Understanding of functional test, Design for Test, test coverage, test plans, test strategies

  • Product software – know the difference between board level diagnostics and customer facing operating systems

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