PDS Tech Inc RF Test Engineer - Secret in Woburn, Massachusetts

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a RF Test Engineer, in Andover, MA.


  • Responsible for ensuring conformance to provided test plans and assembly diagrams and will work to support the successful test of RF devices, circuits and modules as needed.

  • Works independently to solve routine problems or issues as they arise using established policies and procedures.

  • Works with team to identify and solve more complex problems.

  • Works with direct supervisor, cell leads, lab manager, and customers to successfully complete requested measurements.

  • Supports MMIC designers, Module designers, and research & development teams to perform measurements to characterize and understand emerging and existing technologies.

  • Serves as a test resource for measurements in the lab environments.

  • Verify test setups are calibrated and are in working order.

  • Perform test of new circuits and devices.

  • Ensure equipment is calibrated and operating properly.

  • Support Design Engineers in testing devices, circuits and modules as needed.

  • Analyze data to verify accuracy.

  • Support Reliability and Modeling with DC and RF measurements.

  • Test classified circuits.


  • Required Skills & Experience Demonstrated understanding of semiconductor devices and / or characterization techniques and equipment whether through coursework or hands-on lab experience.

  • Has basic understanding of test and characterization measurement techniques.

  • An understanding of basic RF measurements and device characterization calibration techniques is strongly desired.

  • Desired Skills & Experience Experience with microwave and Millimeter wave test equipment such as Network analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Noise figure Analyzers, Maury Load-pull systems, RF sources, probe stations, and meters.

  • Test experience with various DC and RF measurements.

  • DC may include static & pulsed I-V, break down, and RS/RD.

  • RF measurements may include CW & pulsed bias S-Parameters, load/source-pull, CW and Pulsed Power, and noise figure Excellent communication, documentation, and teamwork skills Ability to troubleshoot a variety of test systems.

  • Associates degree with 3+ years related working experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.