The position of RF Engineering Associate requires the ability to test, troubleshoot and repair systems and equipment as well as respond to Network outages in a Broadcast environment.
Candidates for this position will have experience with or knowledge of uplink/downlink earth stations, RF systems (including Antenna systems), fiber optic systems, Networking systems, Broadcast monitor and control systems and associated hardware.
Position is based in Bethpage, NY.
Must be able to troubleshoot RF assemblies, RF circuits and test set-ups.
Provide technical reports and develop charts, graphs, and schematics to describe and illustrate the system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications, and functional limitations.
Operate and troubleshoot antenna positioning systems (Vertex 7234, 7200, and RSI 2000)
Operate and troubleshoot satellite receivers (Cisco 9854, 9824, Ericsson 8200, Tandberg 1290)
Troubleshoot fiber optic transmission systems (Low Level support)
Troubleshoot digital compression systems (Low Level support)
Troubleshoot IP encapulator and decapsulator systems (Low Level support)
E-Network Systems (Low Level support)
EDUCATION: Associate’s degree or equivalent experience of a two-year college or technical school.
EXPERIENCE: 1 – 5+ years
Must be familiar with RF & Microwave measurement techniques and test equipment such as:
Digital Bit Stream Analyzers
Video Waveform Analyzers
Familiarity with Satellite Antenna operating principles and measurement techniques
L-Band frequency operating systems
C-Band operating systems
IF-Band frequency operating systems
Signal Routing Systems (L, C, IF, Baseband, E-Switch Networks)
TWTA and High Power Amplifier knowledge
Familiarity with fiber optic transmission systems a +
Must have good organizational skills
Must have good communication skills and knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.).
Must be able to lift 100 pounds
Must be able to climb to 20-foot Antenna platform
Must be available to work all shifts, including early mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends, snow and hurricane emergencies. Occasional Overtime Coverage a must