Senior RF Antenna Development Engineer Sought by Xylem
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Raleigh / Durham, NC (RTP) - August 17th, 2021 - Xylem, a leading global
water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water
issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable
water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used.
Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology
and other trusted solutions to solve the world's water challenges. We are committed
to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved,
respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic
selves and ideas.
If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to
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Senior RF Antenna Development Engineer
Xylem's talented workforce.
What does Xylem do?
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Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer
a wide variety of experiences to support our employees' professional growth and
Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits,
recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working
to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality,
and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer
on various water-related projects.
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network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women's, LGBT+ and Allies,
Veteran's, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
Xylem seeks to hire seeks to hire a Senior RF Development Engineer to assist
in the development and ongoing engineering support of the Sensus portfolio of Infrastructure
and Smart City products. As part of the overall Sensus offering, Infrastructure
and Smart City products serve as an intermediate communications interface with utility
endpoints and utility providers. The Senior RF Development Engineer will work with
other engineering disciplines in the development and ongoing technical support of
the Sensus portfolio and will entail full life-cycle responsibilities from conceptual
design of new product introduction to resolving any technical issue with legacy
products. Product design ownership, collaborative attitude, and enthusiasm for delivering
on-time within budget and quality requirements are crucial for success in this position.
This individual will be part of a focused development team involved with
Development of micro-controller or DSP based embedded systems and high volume
products for the next generation of Automatic Meter Infrastructure (AMI) products.
Development of the building blocks for new core features and functionality for
Participation in the selection of suitable RF and antenna components, microprocessors,
analog circuits and development tools.
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
Lead all RF and antenna design activities within the multi-functional development
team in the development of new products from conceptualization through production
launch. Ensure all aspects of the RF and antenna design meet performance, schedule,
quality and cost requirements.
Able to design and verify non-RF electrical components such as microprocessors,
discrete and integrated power supplies, sensors and other various categories of
Conduct design reviews and work within cross-functional teams including electrical,
mechanical, software, firmware, manufacturing, marketing and supply chain.
Ensure the product design meets desired performance, regulatory and reliability
Generate documentation such as system specifications, product requirements and
manufacturing test specifications to effectively communicate with internal and external
Work with domestic and international manufacturing teams to implement DFA/DFM
principles during development of new products and ongoing support for existing products.
Develop, conduct and/or manage component and system level test plans to support
new product development.
Assist system engineers and marketing program managers in making recommendations
for solutions to specific endpoint and infrastructure applications.
Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities
At least 8 + years of experience with product design focused on RF and antenna
Expert experience with RF and antenna testing tools such as spectrum and network
analyzers, oscilloscopes, multi-meters and anechoic chambers.
Experience with schematic capture and circuit board layout tools such
Experience with RF and antenna simulation tools such as ADS/EMPro.
Product testing and root cause analysis skills. Familiarity with regulatory
agency requirements such as FCC and ETSI.
Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced team environment where you will interface
regularly with mechanical, back-end software, firmware and system test engineers
on system-level design development.
Desire and ability to learn new tools, processes and design techniques.
Ability to evaluate and make recommendations on cost control, reliability and
manufacturability issues and maintains aggressive development schedules.
Excellent communications skills with the ability to convey technical concepts
in business terms.
Education and/or Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Required)
Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering (Desired)
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.)
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds on a regular basis
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those
an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office or lab
setting free from any disagreeable elements.
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without
regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other
characteristics protected by law.
Xylem is a leading water
technology company committed to "solving water" by creating innovative and smart
technology solutions to meet the world's water, wastewater and energy needs.
In a world of ever-growing challenges, Xylem delivers innovative water technology
solutions throughout the cycle of water.
Our technological strength across the life cycle of water is second-to-none.
From collection and distribution to reuse and return to nature, our highly efficient
water technologies, industrial pumps and application solutions not only use less
energy and reduce life-cycle costs, but also promote sustainability.
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