Palo Alto, California (United States), United States
Wing offers drone delivery as a safe, fast, and sustainable solution for last mile logistics. Consumer appetites for on-demand services are increasing, but current delivery methods are inefficient, costly, and contribute to road accidents and air pollution. Wing’s fleet of autonomous delivery drones can transport small packages directly from businesses to homes on-demand, in minutes. We design, build, and operate our aircraft, and offer drone delivery services on three continents. Our technology is designed to be easy to integrate into existing delivery and logistics networks, offering a scalable drone delivery solution for a broad range of businesses. Wing is a part of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and our mission is to create the preferred means of delivery for the planet. To do this, we must build a workforce that's representative of the global communities that we serve. If you're ready to do the greatest work of your life, come join us.
About the Role:
Wing is looking for a Radio Frequency Hardware Engineer to join our Hardware Engineering team based in Palo Alto. The ideal candidate has a passion for elegant hardware, demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices, and the ability to deliver results as part of a dynamic, cross-functional team.
What You’ll Do:
Define architecture, specification, design and test boards for innovative unmanned aviation applications.
Design and optimize best in class RF system solutions including cellular technologies (LTE, UMTS), WLAN, BT, ADS-B, and GPS.
Design for volume manufacturing and support factory engineers from prototyping to product launch. International travel for build support up to 15%.
Be responsible for PCB design and antenna placement for optimal RF performance.
Collaborate with other engineers in design verification, troubleshooting, failure analysis, and optimization to measure and reduce EMI/EMC and RF desense.
Collaborate with policy and regulatory stakeholders to ensure product compliance and certification
What You’ll Need:
BS degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in RF or electromagnetics, or equivalent practical experience.
4+ years of experience designing RF solutions for consumer or aerospace electronics
Experience with board design, board bring-up, desense mitigation, experience with factory processes and manufacturing
Experience using common RF test equipment (spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, oscilloscopes, protocol and signaling testers) and/or antenna chambers. The ability to use the test equipment in a hands-on lab environment.
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in RF or electromagnetics.
Strong RF design experience, board-level and firmware debug skills, and familiarity with schematic creation and PCB design.
Hands on experience and knowledge of RF design in aerospace products.
Familiarity with simulation tools and/or circuit simulation capability such as ADS, scripting and automation tools for data collection/analysis.
Familiarity with regulatory requirements (FCC, IC, CE, etc.), carrier specifications, 3GPP, 3GPP2, and their respective certification process.
Knowledge of different wireless communication systems such as UMTS/LTE, 802.11, Bluetooth, GPS, etc.
Strong technical communication/presentation skills and attention to detail.
The US base salary range for this full-time position is the salary range below + bonus + equity + benefits. Wing’s salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.
At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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