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RF Test Technician, Production Test
December 21, 2017
Aethercomm designs and manufactures RF and Microwave amplifier modules, subsystems
and systems. The majority of our work is custom. The reliability and effectiveness of
thousands of Aethercomm products has been tested and proven in combat, helping to protect
and save the lives of our warfighters.
Aethercomm is looking to fill a RF Test Technician, Production Test position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
- A thorough understanding and be able to demonstrate all of the RF and DC testing
that is completed in support of production hardware.
- A thorough understanding and be able to demonstrate proper tuning techniques; including
tuning with tabs and lumped elements in high power RF amplifiers.
- A thorough understanding and is able to demonstrate efficient and effective troubleshooting
- Need to have a thorough understanding and be able to demonstrate the use and proper
calibration of the test equipment that is used in support of testing high power RF amplifiers,
including but not limited to: Vector Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Power Meters
and Signal Generators.
- Assist in providing guidance and training to other test personnel on an "as required
- Be able to clearly communicate and interact with the Responsible Engineers and the
necessary production and manufacturing personnel to resolve production-related issues
within the program.
- Understand the program hardware flow (Steps) and role within that flow to better
coordinate overall program test effort with the scheduled time allotment.
- Ensure all program documentation and test data records are complete and accurate
and provided on a timely basis for review.
- Ensure the test tasks assigned are done in the most efficient and effective manner.
- Ensure that the Quality Control functions are properly performed such as ESD precautions,
Used-On Log and Equipment Calibration.
- Must be able to read drawings and BOM's and be able to perform basic SMT soldering
- A minimum of 5 years' experience or more related experience in RF field.
- A GED or High School diploma. Associate's degree in Electronics and/or technical
- Must be able to troubleshoot and test products to the component level.
- Some soldering skills needed.
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Proficiency in MS Office. Labview a plus!
- Knowledge of EPICOR MRP system a PLUS.
Must be a U.S. Person and be able to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance.
Local candidates only!
Aethercomm offers a dynamic environment to create new products that are used to save
In order to apply for this position, please visit our website
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability or veteran status.
designs and manufactures high power RF amplifiers, subsystems and systems for use
in radar, electronic warfare, communication systems, test and measurement and any other
system that requires high power in a robust and compact package. Our company is over
ten years old and we are located in Carlsbad, CA, in San Diego County. Over the last
eleven years we have shipped over 125,000 RF amplifiers to our customers. Most of our
products are combat proven and operate in the harshest terrestrial environments. Aethercomm
is housed in a new 50,000 square foot facility that houses all company operations.
Aethercomm strives to provide a comprehensive package of employee benefit programs
for its eligible employees. The Company has established a variety of benefits designed
to assist you and your eligible dependents in meeting the financial burdens that can
result from an illness or disability and also help you to plan for your retirement!
Aethercomm's medical and dental plan options let you choose the coverage that best
fits your individual and family needs. Aethercomm selects medical, dental and vision
insurance carriers that use extensive provider networks, so you are sure to have your
choice in providers. Additionally, if you elect a PPO for your medical, dental and vision
plan, then you don't have to use an in-network provider to benefit from the plan!
|• Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
• Employee and Dependent
• Short Term and Long Term Disability
• 401(k) with Employer Matching
• Flexible Spending Accounts
|• Tuition Assistance Programs
• Employee Incentive Programs
• Employee Assistance Program
• Corporate Wellness Program
• Paid Vacation,
Sick and Holidays
Leslie D. Coyle
Director of Human Resources
Carlsbad, CA 92010 USA
Posted January 2, 2018