HF/VHF RF Test Engineer

Location: Ft Lauderdale, FL
Title: HF/VHF RF Test Engineer.  
Reports To: Director of Engineering
FLSA Status: Exempt, Salary
Work Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Supervise others: No

PLEASE NOTE: NO Relocation Costs paid.

Sunair Electronics is seeking an experienced HF/ VHF RF Test Engineer. This individual will be responsible for development and execution of test processes and procedures for RF products.‚Äč He/she will support R&D and manufacturing operations in testing prototype and production products in verification and characterization of performance and adherence to specifications and/or standards.
What we do:
Sunair Electronics has been quietly serving the world of wireless communications since 1956. Sunair designs, manufactures and sells state of the art High Frequency (HF) communications systems and peripherals utilized for long range voice and data communications. Every hour of every day Sunair products proudly serve those around the world who protect us on the sea, under the sea, in the air and on the land. Sunair has provided strategic communications solutions in over a 100 countries around the world, including those of the NATO community. Cost-conscious and quality-conscious, Sunair remains dedicated to the development, design and production of equipment that is as advanced as it is reliable. Sunair Electronics is a place where your passion, ideas and efforts can have an immediate and lasting impact. Sounds like a place for you?

As a HF/VHF RF Test Engineer you can expect to:
  • Work with engineering and production to support the pre-sale activity, proposal generation, design and validation of the product.
  • Provide input to Director of Engineering and/or product manager to assist with overall customer goals, requirements and ad-hoc technical needs.
  • Evaluate test equipment and processing equipment used in design and production.
  • Provide technical support in performing RF system testing.
  • Review test result data to ensure that actual performance meets expected requirements.
  • Assist in system operations and maintenance activities.
  • Coordinate with management to assess technical challenges and provide action items.
  • Recommend new test techniques and technologies to ensure system performance.
  • Develop test procedures and strategies to carry out system testing
  • Review and recommend improvements to existing test strategies.
  • Design test fixtures and develop and calibrate test equipment.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot RF test equipment in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Work in compliance with company policies and testing guidelines.
Required Experience:
  • 10+ years’ industry and /or military experience outside of school.
  • Proficient in test methods and the use of test equipment.
  • Developing test programs using test design and analysis tools (LABVIEW, VB6, HPVEE, etc. )
  • Experience generating test system designs and documentation.
  • Experience developing detailed test equipment lists.
  • Must have experience with communications equipment. (Required)
  • Must have experience with developing tests to meet certification, such as various agencies as well as military standards.
  Miscellaneous Requirements:
  • Proficiency with MS-Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access).
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in a team environment.
  • GROL (FCC General Radio Operator License) and/or amateur radio license. (Desirable)  
  • Must have or be able to obtain and keep a passport for travel internationally.   
 Educational Requirements:
  • High School graduate or equivalent (required).
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical related field (BSEE preferred.)
What you can expect from Sunair: 
  • Competitive and comprehensive compensation package which includes but is not limited to:
    1. Base salary commensurate with experience
    2. Benefits package of Medical, Gap, dental, vision, employee assistance program, and life insurance
    3. 401(k) program the first of the month following 60 days of employment
    4. Wellness Bonus Program after 90 days of service.  Earn 3%, 6% or 9% of your weekly base salary based on weekly physical activity! 
    5. Generous paid time off program from first day of employment – Accrue 12 vacation and 6 sick days per year
    6. On sight gym offering a boot camp 4 times per week, Zumba on Fridays
    7. Once per month luncheon
    8. Monthly birthday celebration and Pot Lucks every other month
    9. Plus many other employee activities throughout the year
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities, which are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Sunair Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Sunair is committed to an anti-discrimination policy in all of its programs and services. Sunair is consciously and proactively inclusive of all areas of diversity including, but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sovereign tribal nations status,  ancestry, gender identity and expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, social class, socioeconomic status, marital status, language, disability, or immigration status. 

 Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Sunair (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Sunair is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Sunair is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and woman.
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