Facebook RF Antenna Engineer in Redmond, Washington
At Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), we're developing the future of augmented reality. We are looking for an experienced Antenna Engineer to help advance the state of the art in AR wireless connectivity. You will be aimed at pushing beyond the state of the art for developing wireless technologies that will enable the future of augmented reality.
Design antenna solutions and their support circuits for a range of wireless systems that will enable the AR experience with stringent constraints on power, form factor and coverage
Create the lab infrastructure required to simulate, prototype, and test antennas for the various needs of an AR system
Drive invention and evolution of RF wireless system architectures to enable incredible experiences for future products
Collaborate with system, electrical, firmware, validation, product development and software engineers to build amazing products
Device characterization, calibration, and validation
Perform link budget calculations
5+ years’ experience in antenna design for small form factor designs close to the human body like cell phones, wearables, and tablets
Design experience with WLAN, or microwave or mmWave phased array antennas
Knowledge with 3D EM simulation tools such as HFSS, and Wave Propagation software such as Savant
Knowledge with antenna prototyping tools and techniques
Knowledge in basic RF concepts such as impedance matching, Smith Charts
Experience and knowledge with radiation pattern and Over the Air (OTA) measurements for WIFI, BT, Cellular, 4G/5G, GPS, etc. using anechoic and/or reverberation chambers
Knowledge of body proximity on antenna performance
Knowledge of wave propagation, current distributions, EM field distributions, etc.
Knowledge with PCB layout fundamentals
Experienced with designing antennas for consumer electronic devices (GPS, WIFI, Bluetooth, NFC, Cellular, WiGig, etc.)
Experience integrating antennas and solving antenna system issues
Knowledge of antenna radiation pattern and antenna isolation optimization
Demonstrated experience of working in a team environment
PhD in Electrically Small Antenna Theory or equivalent experience
Familiarity with RF circuit simulation tools such as Optenni Lab
Experience with drafting wireless product specifications
Experience with different antenna manufacturing processes (LDS, FPC, Stamped Metal, etc.)
Experience with characterization of electrical properties of materials
Experience with design of antenna fixtures for mass production
Hands-on with lab equipment such as network analyzers, communication testers (CMW 500, Anritsu, etc.), spectrum analyzers, channel emulators, SPEAG SAR equipment, power meters, near field scanners, etc.
Understanding of Specific Absorption Rate standards and mitigation techniques
Experience with troubleshooting issues such as receiver desense, load-pull, etc.
Experience with best design practices for EMI/EMC, ESD and RF signal routing
Experience with operator and certification requirements for Cellular, WIFI, BT and GPS
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