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Radio HW I&V Team Lead

Req ID: J2294074

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Category Design Services Group
  • Posted Tuesday, November 9, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description


Lead highly complex electrical hardware designs for customer or innovation projects.  Responsible for ensuring technical milestones are achieved.  Responsible for guiding other engineer team members electrical designs and leads technical design reviews.  Ensures specification requirements input and design outputs align.   This engineer will have demonstrated experience at releasing products into a production environment. 


  • Leader in developing and validating embedded hardware design applications.
  • Leads/supervises embedded hardware design and PCB layout designs utilizing standard tools
  • Directs all aspects of electronics circuit design with minimal supervision
  • Mentors/coaches/trains engineers with less experience
  • Partners with system architects to review and clarify design requirements and define the appropriate EE architecture.
  • Expertly assemble prototypes, design first powerup, design debug and functional circuit verification.
  • Work with and manage external component suppliers/manufacturers and provide input to their product roadmaps
  • Communicates technical aspects of a project effectively to customers.
  • Define design innovations and potential patentable solutions
  • Leads resolution of complex design issues and manages design trade-offs
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.




  • Detailed knowledge (with moderate complexity) of Industry or specific sector, regulatory and safety standards.
  • Broad knowledge developing high complexity projects that have required one of more of Electical Engineering Design specializations or competencies:Power supply Theory, Digital theory, Analog theory, RF Design, etc.
  • Detailed knowledge and use of key development tools and design standards: Component derating, DFMEA, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, simulation tools, etc.


  • Influence others and share best practices
  • Effectively communicate with good understanding of English.
  • Work as part of a global team
  • Assess a project and articulating risk while developing project milestones.
  • Develop projects in a stage-gate process (PLCQ)
  • Mentor less experienced engineers.
  • Leads cross-functional and EE design reviews


  • Electrical Engineering Degree (BSEE/MSEE/PhD or equivalent experience)
  • 8+ years experience in embedded hardware design or other key competency
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
The successful candidate will join a well resourced and highly motivated Radio Development Team, based out of the Jabil Canada Lab and focused on the challenging task of 5G NR radio unit development.
Key Responsibilities
•Team Leader for Jabil Ottawa based RF Performance and Radio Conformance test team, testing Jabil’s in-house designed 5G NR radio products.
•Define test plans, scope, test environment and quality metrics.  Working within a defined CAPEX budget.
•Interpret Jabil HW Requirements, 3GPP Standards and Radio Regulatory requirements.
•Work closely with the HW Design Teams and Manufacturing Test Teams to optimize the product design and ease the product transfer to manufacturing.
•Contribute to Technical Documentation as required.
•Develop and use Python Test Scripts for creating an automated RF Performance testing  environment
Job Requirements
•Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience working directly with radio products (radio hardware test and/or radio system test).
•B.Sc. Or M.Sc., in a relevant area, or equivalent experience.
•Team leadership experience, coaching, mentoring would be a benefit, and excellent interpersonal skills
•Knowledge of 3GPP standards, 4G and 5G evolution.
•Familiarity with Radio Performance testing and Radio Conformance testing (CE, FCC, Environmental, Reliability).
•Ability to multi-task and meet critical time frames.
•Automation experience with required RF Test Equipment (PNA-X, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Scopes etc).
•Extensive experience and knowledge of Linux, Python

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