Electronics World articles Popular Electronics articles QST articles Radio & TV News articles Radio-Craft articles Radio-Electronics articles Short Wave Craft articles Wireless World articles Google Search of RF Cafe website Sitemap Electronics Equations Mathematics Equations Equations physics Manufacturers & distributors Engineer Jobs LinkedIn Crosswords Engineering Humor Kirt's Cogitations Engineering Event Calendar RF Engineering Quizzes USAF radar shop Notable Quotes App Notes Calculators Education Engineering Magazines Engineering magazine articles Engineering software Engineering smorgasbord RF Cafe Archives RF Cascade Workbook 2018 RF Stencils for Visio RF & EE Shapes for Word Advertising RF Cafe Homepage Sudoku puzzles Thank you for visiting RF Cafe!
Innovative Power Products Couplers

RF Specialist Needed by Philips Lighting

Job Information Resources for 2019 - RF CafeWelcome to the RF Cafe Jobs website, where a mix of engineer, technician, manager, and sales job opportunities are posted on behalf of companies that are actually doing the hiring. If you are responsible for hiring in your company, please contact me AFTER reading the Terms of Use.

See most recent List of Job Openings.


RF Specialist Needed by Philips Lighting - RF Cafe

Title: RF Specialist

Your Challenge

In the EMC & Wireless Connectivity lab, you will contribute to the Internet-Of-Things strategy of Philips Lighting, e.g. by co-creating the next generation of the Philips HUE lamps. You will support multiple departments of Philips Lighting to efficiently test and design the wireless connectivity part of their products and systems.

Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands

Philips HUE Personal Wireless Lighting - RF CafeJob type: Full-time, in-house role

Years of experience: 3 years minimum

Education: Bachelor, minimum

Your Responsibilities

  • Facilitate antenna and RF module integration into products
  • Measure the performance/robustness of wireless links of a product or in a system, e.g. for ZigBee, Bluetooth LE, Wi-Fi, GPS, GPRS and future low power, low data rate links. This takes multipath, propagation properties of different application environments, and concurrent RF sources into account. Provide expert knowledge in this area to product design teams and apply problem solving (technical consultancy).
  • Design antennas that are suited for special application requirements, using 3D electromagnetic simulation and/or an prototype based, iterative approach
  • Create efficient RF test strategies; design, verify and standardize test set-ups
  • Provide expert knowledge and apply problem solving on compliance according to the Radio Equipment Directive (RED/R&TTE, e.g. EN300328)
  • Implement new and maintain existing RF and EMC compliance tests in our ISO17025 accredited test lab, taking into account all quality and efficiency requirements
  • Solve problems and derive design guidelines in the area of intra-product or intrasystem EMI, thus where internal EMI sources disturb the RF link
  • Pro-actively align with businesses and co-create RF strategy

Your Team

Within Philips Innovation labs, we are committed to help Philips Lighting and external customers to test and improve their products and systems.

In the EMC & Wireless connectivity lab, 15 skilled, committed, and customer-oriented engineers deliver services to Philips Lighting and external customers. Our scope is Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC), Wireless Connectivity and Electrical Safety. Next to contributing to development projects, we run a large and accredited test lab.

We have a strategic focus on consultancy for robust, small and cost-effective wireless connections through our unique set of RF engineering expertise that includes antenna design, radio integration, interaction modeling, and robustness testing.

Our Offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Excellent package (including personal benefits package)
  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually
  • A variable bonus based on both Philips Lighting results and personal performance
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching o Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package
  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount
  • Healthy work-life balance

We are looking for

  • Master Electrical Engineering, with relevant specialism in RF
  • Min. 5-10 years working experience on advanced testing in the field of wireless communication, best in both: wireless performance/robustness and compliance testing;
  • Good knowledge on (the physical layer of) ZigBee, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, Mobile technologies such as GPRS/UMTS/LTE, including the latest developments and upcoming standards (Thread, LoRa‚Ķ)
  • Knowledge on the propagation of EM waves and how different environments influence those
  • Develop test strategies / methods for RF testing. Able to create RF test set-ups and to assess and improve their quality (e.g. Gage R&R, measurement precision); as well for performance as well for compliance testing
  • Experience in antenna design, prototyping and integration (simulation skills are a plus)
  • Knowledge on EMC and EMC testing are a plus
  • Co-existence of multiple-transceiver systems (for e.g. BLE & ZigBee) and interference mechanisms
  • Fluent business English (speaking and writing)

About Philips Lighting

At Philips Lighting, we've been revolutionizing lighting for over 125 years, bringing electric light to everyone and leading the way in LED. Now, as the global leader in lighting, we are extending our leadership into connected lighting systems and the Internet of Things. In today's digital age, lighting is being redefined. It's no longer just about illuminating. It's about connecting, responding and transforming. We are at the forefront of this wave of innovation and we're developing technologies and systems that are changing how people see and experience their world. Lighting really can make an impact on people's lives. And you can help us make it happen. Join the leading lighting company for the digital world, and help us unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Be a game changer. Be Philips Lighting.


Philips Lighting

Contact Person:

Agnieszka Mankowska
Philips Lighting
Polska Sp. z o.o., Al. Jerozolimskie 195b, 02-222
Warsaw, Poland



Posted January 20, 2017

Triad RF Systems ConductRF Precision RF VNA Test Cables - RF Cafe
Exodus Advanced Communications - RF Cafe Axiom Test Equipment - RF Cafe
About RF Cafe
Kirt Blattenberger - RF Cafe Webmaster
Copyright: 1996 - 2024
    Kirt Blattenberger,

RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The Internet was still largely an unknown entity at the time and not much was available in the form of WYSIWYG ...

All trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other rights of ownership to images and text used on the RF Cafe website are hereby acknowledged.

My Hobby Website:  AirplanesAndRockets.com