Ford Motor Company Senior RF System Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Senior RF System Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Provide technical leadership to engineering team in the design of communications systems.

Design communications systems including design tradeoffs leveraging existing technology, optimizing link performance while considering cost, schedule and reliability

Perform link budget analysis on automotive wireless communications networks (AM/FM, DAB, PEPS LF, RKE, TPMS, etc)

Develop and release RF System requirements and Design Validation Methods

Lead teams of module, coax cable, and antenna D&R engineers to ensure efficient and effective RF system design

Perform testing and troubleshooting on wireless communications systems

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Electrical Engineering

  • 10 years or more experience in one or more of the following: WiFi, Bluetooth, Cellular, GPS, or similar wireless technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of communication techniques (modulation schemes, propogation, etc.)

  • Understanding of Rx and Tx RF chains

  • Experience with RF and Communication System test equipment

  • Experience with analytical tools such as Matlab and RF Field Simulation tools

  • Experience in digital signal processing

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to adjust to new and evolving engineering processes

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN visa holders may be considered.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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