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Hardware Test Engineer

Tarana Wireless

Tarana Wireless

Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Quality Assurance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023
Tarana is a fast revenue growth company built by outstanding talented people and with innovative technology. Our hardware development team is looking for a smart, experienced, and hardworking member working to test various Hardware systems in different configurations. The ideal candidate would have 2 to 3 years experience with wireless hardware (5G, WiFi, etc.) testing using such equipment as spectrum analyzers and high speed oscilloscopes. Experience with Ethernet, DDR4 waveforms and protocols, wireless performance tests are desired. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and 2 years of hardware test

  • Define test strategy, detailed test plan/protocol for new Hardware designs or value added engineering projects
  • Create a test plan/protocol based on requirements in order to test the specific hardware modules or PCBA
  • Create test reports/presentations based on results from test execution
  • Code test programs and run scripts on manufacturing test stations for wireless products
  • Set up and use test equipment like oscilloscopes, signal generators and spectrum analyzers
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot failed units from field (Conduct failure analysis, and perform Root cause analysis) and factory tests in a lab
  • Come up with continuous optimizations and tests to improve coverage
  • Actively provide inputs for HW design for testability and repeatability
  • Finding alternate parts from different supplier with exact form, fit and function (perform Like for Like analysis)
  • Alternate Part qualification and testing (functional and performance)

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field with 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • Hardware test equipment usage (eg. spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes)
  • Ability to code and use scripts in a Linux environment is a plus
  • Ability to create ECOs, Deviations etc. in Arena BOM management environment
  • Statistical analysis abilities is a plus
  • Knowledge of wireless networks and products highly preferred

The salary range for this position is: $120,000 to $155,000

Compensation will be determined based on several factors including, but not limited to: skill set, years of experience and the employee’s geographic location.

Tarana provides competitive benefits to employees in this role including: Medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K match, flexible time off and stock option.

Since our founding in 2009, we’ve been on a mission to accelerate the pace of bringing fast and affordable internet access — and all the benefits it provides — to the 90% of the world’s households who can’t get it. Through a decade of R&D and more than $400M of investment, we’ve created an entirely unique next-generation fixed wireless access technology, powering our first commercial platform, Gigabit 1 (G1). It delivers a game-changing advance in broadband economics in both mainstream and underserved markets, using either licensed or unlicensed spectrum. G1 started production in mid 2021 and has now been installed by over 160 service providers globally. We’re headquartered in Milpitas, California, with additional research and development in Pune, India.

G1 has been developed by an incredibly talented and pioneering core technical team. We are looking for more world-class problem solvers who can carry on our tradition of customer obsession and ground-breaking innovation. We’re well funded, growing incredibly quickly, maintaining a superb results-focused culture while we’re at it, and all grooving on the positive difference we are making for people all over the planet. If you want to help make a real difference in this world, apply now!