RF Systems Engineer

As you might have heard, 5G is the next big thing – and Blu Wireless are leading the way with our ground-breaking mmWave solutions.

The quality of our technology speaks for itself. That’s why we’re backed by global investors including multinational chip firm Arm with partners in the US, Asia and Europe.

Our talented, friendly and international team of over 90 professionals, technology experts and engineers are the reason for this. We all collaborate and challenge each other to be better, working towards the same goal in Bristol’s vibrant city centre.

We are not your average 9-5 workplace: your work will help to transform the way society works, travels and entertains itself.

About the Role

We are looking for an RF Systems engineer to work on the development of our HYDRA multi-gigabit wireless baseband IP. This role demands an understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of working with RF sub-systems in the context of the overall PHY design. Experience of working with and characterizing different transceivers is desirable.

A successful applicant will be involved in defining measurement test plans, plan and coordinate laboratory/field trials as required. Processing and statistical analysis of measurement data, leading to the development and/or improvement of simulation blocks on our in-house baseband (PHY) and RF simulation environment.

The candidate must have an appropriate academic background in the field, with some level of experience in the technical area.

Accountabilities

  • RF transceiver bring-up, test, and performance evaluation
  • Working in a lab with test equipment
  • Scripting of automated measurements, acquisition, post-processing and analysis of data
  • Working with RF specs and datasheets
  • Measuring RF impairments such as: Phase Noise, Jitter, IQ mismatch, DC offset, PA non-linearity
  • RF systems integration and test (knowledge of electrical interfaces and related issues)
  • Experience with signal processing algorithms in Matlab and/or C
  • Working closely within a wider engineering team

Knowledge, experience and skills

  • Matlab C, and Python
  • Version control tools, Mercurial, Git
  • Millimetre-wave technologies
  • Linux environment and shell-scripting
  • 2+ years’ experience in the RF field
  • MSc or PhD degree in relevant subject

About Us

Blu Wireless Technology is disrupting the market with wireless of fibre level performance that is economically smart and reliable! With a strong history in WiGig (IEEE 802.11ad), but identifying the gap in the market, Blu Wireless also provides 5G solutions in the copious unlicensed millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum band.

Delivering its intelligent System IP to licensees is at its core, but Blu Wireless has much more to offer – with expertise in everything from chip design to module and board design. The Blu Wireless team have engineered a managed approach to the technical challenges faced in mmWave carrier-grade applications such as combatting interference and enabling seamless co-existence.

Trusted partners of the world’s biggest names in telecoms, Blu Wireless works together with their customers to provide complete design, testing, and validation, serving emerging markets in high-speed transport and broadband.

Based in Bristol, reflecting the city’s friendly atmosphere and proud industrial heritage, Blu Wireless has become the leading vendor in this space. Now with a team of eighty employees and a newly opened office in India, Blu Wireless Technology is enabling a new era of gigabit connectivity for all.

We endeavour to respond quickly to all applications so if interested please submit your CV with a short covering note to jobs@bluwireless.co.uk.  Please make it clear if you require any Visa to work in the UK.