Sales and Product Management

Sales and Product Management : Application Engineer - Wireless Protocol


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San Diego (California) (USA)
Entry level
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Do you: Want to work on a variety of technical projects in across multiple market segments including Wireless, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense and Industrial / Research? Enjoy serving as a technical consultant to many technical staff in a variety of innovative companies across the US? Have a passion for software development and enjoy debugging challenging Protocol and Physical Layer issues? Desire to continuously learn about the latest cellular (4G, 5G) technologies? Enjoy having an opportunity to work closely with R&D teams across multiple locations world-wide including Asia and Europe? Rohde & Schwarz develops innovative RF and wireless test solutions for companies developing products which have integrated wireless modules. Rohde & Schwarz USA (RSA), the US subsidiary for our global company based in Munich, Germany, is looking for a highly motivated Protocol Application Engineer in the San Diego, CA area. As an Application Engineer at RSA, you’ll provide solutions to the complex problems faced by engineers and scientists designing and building today’s most advanced wireless applications. Working alongside our sales, marketing and R&D teams, you will be demonstrating products, providing training, developing new features on our test solution and delivering technical support to our wide-ranging customer base throughout the US. By functioning as a consultative solutions provider, our Application Engineers are often treated as an extension of the customer’s internal technical teams. If you are a RF engineer with a software background looking for more variety, learning, and impact with many different people and projects, as career as an Applications Engineer may be the perfect fit for you.

Your tasks

  • Technical consultant for wireless protocol testing supporting customer R&D labs
  • Consultant to customers creating test plans and test methods for 4G/5G wireless protocol technologies
  • Develop, integrate and support wireless protocol test cases
  • Review 3GPP Protocol Specifications
  • Support customers on site, mostly in USA but occasionally in Asia or Europe as per project demands.
  • Be a part of global Application Engineering team, actively contribute with ideas on product and process improvements

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Your qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent educational certificate
  • Experience in Python and object-oriented programming
  • Extensive experience working with mobile communications protocols – 5G NR, LTE – Physical Layer, Layer 2, RRC, NAS
  • Experience in data centric protocols – eg. TCP/IP, SIP/SDP, RTP, RTCP
  • Proven ability to learn new concepts quickly and deliver under pressure
  • Experience working with test equipment including radio communications testers, spectrum analyzers and signal generators
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and customer interfacing skills
  • Domestic and International travel – up to 10-15%
  • To be considered, candidates must have US citizenship or permanent work authorization.


We are looking forward to receiving your application!

This is a full-time position with a base salary range of $160K-$180K plus (bonus/commission) & benefits. The range is determined by the position, geographic location and level. Individual pay within the range is determined by several factors including location, education or training, relevant work history, sales incentive structure and job-related skills.

We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.
The Rohde & Schwarz technology group is among the trailblazers when it comes to paving the way for a safer and connected world with its leading solutions in test & measurement, technology systems, and networks & cybersecurity. Founded more than 85 years ago, the group is a reliable partner for industry and government customers around the world.

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  • Flexible working hour models

    Flexible working hour models

  • Training & continuing education

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  • Privately owned company

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  • Promoting innovation

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  • Long-term & attractive work environment

    Long-term & attractive work environment

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