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Principal or Senior Radio Systems Engineer at Sonos Inc in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

At Sonos we want to create the ultimate listening experience for our customers and know that it starts by listening to each other. As part of the Sonos team, you ll collaborate with people of all styles, skill sets, and backgrounds to realize our vision while fostering a community where everyone feels included and empowered to do to the best work of their lives.

Radio and seamless wireless streaming are pillars of our promise to deliver the ultimate home music experience. This role is critical in driving high quality, new radio designs that empower all cross-functional teams to achieve the product experience targets. As a Principal Radio Systems Engineer, you will help lead a small team to design, develop, validate, and transitions new designs to volume production. You will work with multiple disciplines to drive innovation and to deliver next generation Radio Systems in our fast paced and creative environment. Additionally you will be able to simulate and deep-dive analyze wireless communication systems, with the possibility to build up a small team.

WHAT YOU LL DO:

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Design, simulate, and analyze dual-band 2.4/5/6GHz Radio Systems using circuit/system simulators.
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Design PCB s for the full radio system and to support characterization activities.
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Perform system bring up, debugging, optimization, and performance verification.
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Characterize full system (
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receiver and transmitter) performance as well as peripheral devices such as: RFIC transceivers,
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LNA s, PA s etc.
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Characterization includes measuring essential parametrics such as sensitivity, power, EVM, linearity,
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etc.
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Develop and Analyze wireless communications system and models with the usage of Matlab, Modeler (Opnet)
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Being able to step forward as a wireless specialist and lead Advanced development efforts in the field of wireless
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technologies.
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Work with cross-functional teams to deliver innovative radio solutions which meet a challenging Product Function Spec.
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Oversee the transition from initial development to high volume manufacturing.
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Support wireless related production problems and be able to contribute in a constructive way.
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Provide support to our compliance team for regulatory certifications (FCC/IC/ETSI etc.).
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Support SW, Digital EE, and platform teams.
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Deliver high-level technical presentations to a broad cross-functional audience.

SKILLS YOU'LL NEED:

Basic Qualifications

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MSEE and 8+ years design experience or PhD and 4+ years design experience (digital) radio engineering. which includes
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RF/HW board and system level design. As well as experience in the commercial wireless field of RF, RFIC, RF systems, or
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(digital) radio communication applications.
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Background in analyzing RF and communication systems and understanding the trade offs within these systems.
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Knowledge and experience in communication theory and principles which includes RF channel characterization and impairments, digital receivers (demodulators, equalizers, etc), etc.
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Knowledge and experience in RFIC circuits such as PAs, LNAs, Mixers, PLLs, RF matching circuits, etc.
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Working knowledge of RF test and verification equipment such as signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network
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analyzers, oscilloscopes, frequency/function generators.
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Willing to travel up to 20% of the time.

Preferred Skills

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Knowledge of radio standards (such as 802.11a/b/g/n/ax, BT/BLE, LTE, 5G, UWB).
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Matlab coding, Modeler (Opnet), Python coding, C-coding
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Display courage to innovate and to not be afraid to admit or make mistakes.
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Familiarity with regulatory standards (FCC/IC/ETSI, etc)..

We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. Follow the links to review the EEO is the Law poster(https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and its supplement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf). The pay transparency policy is available here- https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_unformattedESQA508c.pdf. Sonos is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to accommodations@sonos.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.