RF Test Technician

SWISSto12 is recruiting an RF test operator to join its development and customer program execution efforts from its office in Renens, Switzerland.

In this role, you will be responsible for the following functions:

  • Participate at advanced RF product development projects, responsible for RF test execution
  • Execute S-parameter measurements of various microwave components (waveguides, filters, couplers, dielectric structures, etc.) and antennas up to 50 GHz using a vector network analyser
  • Execute antenna and antenna array measurements up to 50 GHz (radiation pattern cuts, gain, etc.) in an anechoic chamber owned by SWISSto12
  • Participate in troubleshooting of microwave components and antennas by S-parameter and/or anechoic chamber testing
  • Contribute to qualification campaigns (RF verification of components after various mechanical and environmental tests, RF measurements at high/low temperature, etc.)
  • Post-process measurement results and verify performance against specifications
  • Collaborate with RF engineering team colleagues and contribute to the preparation of detailed test plans  
  • Interact with mechanical engineering colleagues in view of preparing various measurement jigs
  • Occasionally, you will be asked to participate in overall tasks and services inherent to a small company

Required experience and competencies:

  • University Bachelor’s degree or HES degree in Electrical Engineering, ideally focussed on high (microwave) frequency electronics and antennas
  • Proven substantial experience with practical work and measurements in electronics
  • Meticulous approach to work
  • Willingness to familiarise yourself with practical aspects of microwave and antenna theory
  • Good knowledge of English

About SWISSto12:

SWISSto12 is the leading developer of advanced Radio-Frequency (RF) products and systems for Telecommunications, EW and Radar applications in the Aerospace industry. The company’s patented 3D printing technologies and associated product designs are unique to deliver lightweight, compact, highly performing, and competitive RF systems. SWISSto12 has developed commercial with success in Europe, the US and Israel with prominent partners and customers such as Thales, CAES, Airbus Defence & Space, Elbit, IAI and the European Space Agency. SWISSto12 is the fastest growing Swiss aerospace company, spun off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), privately owned and backed by prominent Swiss and European Investors.

SWISSto12 is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, and operates a US-subsidiary in Santa Clara, California as well as in Rehovot, Israel. The company is well funded for its near and mid-term developments and backed by a solid customer revenue stream.