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Radio Test Engineer, Contract Role

Department: Hardware

Location: Boston, Santa Barbara

Req#: 3532

We’re looking for a Radio Test Engineer to join our Radio/RF Development team.  As a member of this team, you will work on the design and validation of our RF systems, which drive our Wireless HiFi Systems.  Our smart speakers contain highly customized components, especially those in wireless. In fact, our customers look to Sonos to provide a supreme music experience and that cannot happen without the wireless mesh network technology we pioneered. 
About You

Our band is large. And while there’s plenty of room for all kinds of personalities and skill sets to succeed, there are certain qualities that will help you thrive here.

Like a never-accept-less work ethic. An exceptionally low ego-to-talent ratio (none of the first, tons of the latter). A relentless craving to push past your limits and try new things. The smarts and the humble confidence to take on big challenges, make mistakes fast and early, embrace tough feedback, then recover quickly with fresh, startlingly perfect solutions. A fearless willingness to defend great work. And a tendency to totally geek out on music.

If this sounds like you, read on and let’s connect soon.

What You’ll Do
-  Perform verifications of integrated wireless transceivers designed for high frequency/high data rate applications. 
-  Develop bench test plan, and test automation tools  to effectively evaluate and optimize Wi-Fi radio transceivers. 
-  Bring-up the RFIC/PCB, characterize and optimize various design parameters such as power, gain, , noise figure, EVM, PER/FER/BER, etc. 

Skills You’ll Need
-  Bachelors degree in electrical engineering is required, MS is preferred - Strong knowledge of Radio/RF development best practices with an excellent understanding of RF, RFIC, RF systems, test methodology design, and product debug. 
-  Knowledge of test equipment including some or all of the following: spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, programmable power supplies, data loggers and any equipment used in the development of electronic engineering product. - Knowledge and experience with schematic entry and layout tools is a plus. 
-  Familiarity with  LabView  is highly desired.
-  Uncompromising team work ethic.
-  Good verbal and written communication skills.
-  Self-starter, with the ability to demonstrate independent thought, and operate with minimum direction from your design-engineering colleagues. 
-  Wiliness to learn new technologies and tools.

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More About Our Band

In 2002, we set out to reinvent home audio for the digital age. Our mission–to fill every home with amazing sounding music. Yes, it was an ambitious goal. Challenging, too. And that hasn’t changed.

Since those early days, we’ve remained tirelessly focused on finding innovative ways to make listening out loud, with friends and loved ones, the truly transformative experience it should be. We’ve seen our vision capture the imaginations of music lovers in more than 60 countries, as we’ve continued to introduce products, software, and technologies that help people share the songs they love, discover new music they never knew existed, and experience richer, more musical lives.

At Sonos, we are building a team with extraordinary talent to help us fill every home with music. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.