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Senior Compliance Test Engineer

Tarana Wireless

Tarana Wireless

Legal, Quality Assurance
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
We are growing our team and are looking for a Senior Compliance Test Engineer to help us with the certification of our expanding next-generation fixed wireless access (ngFWA) product portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Learn how to operate Tarana’s equipment and drive in-house execution of test plans of our products.
  • Methodically conduct the in-house pre-compliance tests, compare against the emission limits, and document test results for internal review.
  • Work with the external test labs for FCC/ISED formal testing and certification for our wireless product portfolio.
  • Work closely and coordinate compliance activities with the cross-functional teams, such as system engineers, RF/HW engineers, program managers and the operations team.
  • Prepare DUT for formal certification at an outside certification lab.
  • Review test data, power tables and official FCC/ETSI test report.
  • Troubleshoot failing test cases such as out of tolerance emissions.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3 - 8 years of experience in RF and EMC Regulatory Compliance
  • Specializing in wireless devices (AP, Client, CPE)
  • Experience with RF spectrum parameters testing, radiated/conducted emissions and immunity testing
  • Detailed knowledge of spectrum analyzers, signal generators and network analyzers
  • FCC Part 15E for all UNII bands, including 6 GHz and AFC interoperability testing
  • FCC Part 96 for CBRS, including SAS interoperability testing
  • EN 302502 testing for 5.8 GHz band; DFS is a plus
  • EN 55032/35 testing, EN 61000-4-5 surge testing is a plus
  • Familiarity with array antennas, MU-MIMO and spatial streams, and beamforming
  • Ability to interpret technical standards, and regulatory rules, and apply into practice
  • Ability to help out with other lab activities; writing test automation scripts
  • Must have a BSc/MSc or an equivalent technical degree

The ideal candidate should have the following qualities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to independently work with cross functional teams and third-party test labs
  • Good problem-solving skills and perseverance
  • Setting high standards to deliver best quality products
  • Taking ownership to complete the required regulatory testing and certification
  • Self-starter, positive attitude, detail oriented, organized and responsible
  • Values teamwork and innovation

The salary range for this position is: $140,000 to $180,000

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!