RF Test Engineer
Engineering - Toronto, Ontario
Kepler is changing the face of satellite communications by launching a constellation of telecommunication nanosatellites! With the recent success of our Series A funding, a handful of early customers, and our first two satellites in orbit, Kepler is currently doubling in size!

We invest heavily to deliver the best products to our customers, and so we’re on the hunt for a top-tier RF Test Engineer. Your focus will be on architecting and carrying out RF hardware and system tests for both our satellite and ground hardware in development, production and deployment stages.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of RF and communications link testing for both satellite and ground hardware throughout their lifecycle (development, production and deployment)
  • Design, development and verification of RF tests, test infrastructure and test automation for unit, integrated, in-field and on-orbit testing
  • Operate RF tests, verify results and troubleshoot test failures to provide design feedback and solutions to hardware team
  • Manage RF test processes and procedures
  • Aid in decisions regarding the purchasing of RF test equipment and test systems
  • Work closely with electrical, software, mechanical, systems and manufacturing engineers.
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or equivalent
  • 3+ years experience designing and/or testing RF systems
  • 1+ years experience professionally testing RF systems and products
  • Strong understanding of common programming languages and development environments (i.e. Python, C, Git, Linux etc.)
  • Proficient in RF and wireless communications concepts (S-parameters, radio figures of merit, antenna figures of merit, modulation and coding etc.)
  • Strong familiarity making RF measurements using common RF test equipment: spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, noise sources, power sensors, communications testers, antenna near and far-field systems etc.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and find scrappy solutions to problems
  • Bonus Points:

  • Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering with a focus on RF, antenna or wireless engineering
  • Experience testing RF systems in high-volume production environments
  • Experience with international testing and compliance standards: FCC, ETSI, IEC etc.
  • Experience with relevant hobbies or University design teams
  • Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.

    As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team, through our Career Page to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.

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