RF Test Engineer Needed by United Technologies (UTC)

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United Technologies (UTC) - RF Cafe

Title: RF Test Engineer

Business Unit:  UTC Climate Controls & Security

Job ID:  30157BR  |  43858BR  (two positions available)

Location:  Huntington, Indiana


The RF Test Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the test process, including first pass yield, data generation and reporting, and issue identification/resolution. The candidate must have the ability to plan and execute projects to completion on time at required performance levels, including complete and accurate documentation. The role requires a clear understanding of statistical methods/tool utilization for optimization of test platforms. Understanding, applying, and executing DFT/DFM reviews as part of new product introduction (NPI) is required. This is a "hands on" role where the candidate will define and design solutions then use the solutions while supporting production.

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This position will assist in the transfer of new product and/or the enhancement of existing product test solutions. The Test Engineer is responsible for developing processes for test execution, optimization, first pass yield improvement, and data monitoring driving issue identification and resolution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, document and maintain production test equipment, programs and procedures.
  • Remote support of testers in regards to troubleshooting, ECOs and line down issues.
  • Requires ability develop code in software framework environment.
  • Ability to support older test programs in C, Visual basic running on W3.11, W98 and DOS platforms.
  • Ability to work in custom test scripts including: Checksum, HP3070.
  • Proven ability to work with RS232, USB, IEEE, LXI communication standards.
  • Prepare specifications for production test equipment to be developed by outside vendors.
  • Manage projects involving new production test equipment or upgrades to existing systems including complete documentation. Must have experience with setting project timelines and manage progress to goals.
  • Evaluate new product performance, testability and specifications and active participation in DFM/DFT reviews for NPI programs.
  • Specify and/or recommend test equipment including: ICT, Functional, Final and RF designs. Fundamental understanding of RF testing. Ability to travel out of the country. Estimated 10% of duties.

Education / Certifications 

Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering with 3 or more years related experience as a Test Engineer (manufacturing environment preferred).

Experience / Qualifications

  • Ability to read, interpret and create schematic drawings and technical documents.
  • Must have the ability to define projects, deliver results according to timeline, and execute to plan.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in writing and verbally, internally and externally.
  • Working knowledge of UL, FCC, NEC requirements.
  • Ability to learn machine vision, pneumatics.

About United Technologies Corporation

United Technologies is a leader in the global building and aerospace businesses. Our large investments in technology enable us to develop new and improved ways to keep people safe, comfortable, productive and on the move. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, we create the smart, sustainable solutions that move the world forward.


For more information about United Technologies and to apply online, please visit these two pages: 30157BR and 43858BR.



Posted March 17, 2017