thinkRF
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed. If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Benefits and Our Culture

We’re not fans of mediocrity. We ask a lot of our team members, and in return we provide excellent benefits and a healthy work environment.
OUR CALL TO ACTION

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

Current Opportunities

thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to a position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

Senior RF Engineers

thinkRF has opportunities for Senior RF Engineers who can provide technical leadership and innovation to support the next stage in our company’s growth. In this role, you would be responsible for the design, simulation, development, and testing of RF circuits and systems for application in wideband radio receivers spanning from DC all the way up to mmWave.

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

thinkRF has opportunities for Senior RF Engineers who can provide technical leadership and innovation to support the next stage in our company’s growth. In this role, you would be responsible for the design, simulation, development, and testing of RF circuits and systems for application in wideband radio receivers spanning from DC all the way up to mmWave.
The position is based in Ottawa, and under current COVID-19 conditions has flexibility to work from home however, there will be times when it is required to work from our office in Kanata.

Responsibilities

You will hold the primary engineering responsibility for electrical design tasks including requirements analysis, specification generation, interface definition, component selection, circuit simulation, symbol creation, schematic capture, and board layout. As the Senior RF Engineer, you will own schedules, cost, and have technical responsibility at the board or subsystem level.

In this role, you will:

  • Design advanced RF Products from VLF to mm-wave, addressing DFM and DFT considerations during the design process
  • Develop test plans, then test and debug RF circuits and systems
  • Produce, review and maintain all associated design and test documentation
  • Estimate RF hardware design tasks, identifying risks, and planning development
  • Conduct design reviews
  • Work with the operations team to introduce new designs into production
  • Work on sustaining issues related to designs

Qualifications

Building on your engineering experience, some of the key qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Masters degree preferred with RF circuit engineering
  • 7 – 10 years of broadly based design, modeling and test experience with RF/microwave circuits and systems
  • In depth knowledge of RF circuit design including receiver architectures
  • Proficiency in the use of software design and simulation tools (such as Mentor Graphics, Cadence (NI-AWR), Modelithics), SPICE, Microwave Office and Keysight ADS
  • Experience implementing frequency synthesizers using PLLs
  • The ability to guide and participate in the layout of RF/mm Wave circuits
  • Strong RF circuit testing and debugging skills
  • Experience developing test fixtures for a variety of circuits and devices
  • General familiarity with embedded software development and integration
  • Proficiency in the use of RF/electronic test equipment (such as vector network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, or logic analyzer)

Assets

  • Good working knowledge of receiver planning for gain, NF, linearity and spurious minimization
  • Experience implementing active circuits at frequencies of > 20GHz
  • Strong filter design and implementation skills using lumped and distributed techniques
  • Work experience with wireless communication systems
  • Working understanding of embedded processor control of RF elements
  • Signal integrity at the PCB level

Personal Attributes

  • Self-starter, capable of taking initiative to identify and resolve problems, and improve work environment
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Team player who is able to build consensus and work cooperatively
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to successfully deliver on committed project deadlines

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

Project Manager

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to embark on a journey with a fast-growing technology company where you can work with autonomy and be involved in highly impactful work.
Reporting to the VP Engineering, the Project Manager is a key member of the R&D team. Using best practice Project Management methodology, will be responsible for the execution of high impact, strategic programs throughout the product lifecycle in an engineering/R&D environment.

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to embark on a journey with a fast-growing technology company where you can work with autonomy and be involved in highly impactful work.

Reporting to the VP Engineering, the Project Manager is a key member of the R&D team. Using best practice Project Management methodology, will be responsible for the execution of high impact, strategic programs throughout the product lifecycle in an engineering/R&D environment.  

The position is based in Ottawa, Canada and under current COVID-19 conditions has flexibility to work from home, however, will be required to conduct work from our office in Kanata, Ontario from time to time.

Responsibilities

  • Fully accountable for the result of the project(s) and leads the project with passion
  • Defines the project scope and objectives to ensure project members understand what/when is expected of them and what they should expect from one another
  • Develop project plans to fit the stakeholders/customer’s needs and deliver within budget/schedule
  • Manages and tracks individual deadlines and goals, and prepares, maintains, and submits clear and concise activity/progress reports and time recording/management reports
  • Identifies project operational and technical risks, develops risk mitigation plans, and escalates to senior management, as appropriate and when required
  • Manages overall cost for the project(s). This requires close interaction with engineering, manufacturing, operations, and finance teams
  • Discovers potential problems before they occur and applies this proactive approach in routinely tracking project members’ progress against project commitments
  • Proactive Risk Management through risk identification and development of risk mitigation plans with the Core Team
  • Communicates to all stakeholders project milestones, status updates, and any issues
  • Proactively follows and enforces effective change control and ensures that scope creep, communications, and quality are carefully managed
  • Adapts their approach to the context and constraints of each project, knowing that no “one size” can fit all the variety of projects
  • Applies lessons learned from recent projects to new projects
  • Maintains detailed records and documents of the life of a project and shares information, as necessary

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, 7+ years of project management
  • Ability to manage a large multi-faceted project/account or multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience operating within cross-functional, multi-discipline teams
  • Good business acumen; understanding of key financial metrics and levers and broad knowledge of business strategy and customers/market
  • Budget forecasting and tracking experience to ensure financial targets are achieved
  • A proactive approach to risk management and continuous process improvement
  • Proven track record of managing multi-disciplinary projects and delivering results
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, MS Project, VISO, Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Works well under pressure and comfortable with change and complexity in dynamic environments
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis

Assets

  • Certified PMP
  • CAPM
  • Demonstrated root cause analysis/process improvement training/certification ex Six Sigma, CMMI

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, quick, and assertive
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Extremely detailed oriented and organized
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and customer interface skills

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

AWS Cloud Architect

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced, and passionate AWS Cloud Architect to architect, design and deploy thinkRF’s own rapidly expanding IoT cloud and SaaS/PaaS solutions globally. Collaborating with the thinkRF’s leaders and teams and using your best cloud practices and business skills, you will be responsible for executing and running successful and optimal end-to-end AWS cloud solutions, while ensuring the security, resiliency and scalability of the cloud infrastructure.

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced, and passionate AWS Cloud Architect to architect, design and deploy thinkRF’s own rapidly expanding IoT cloud and SaaS/PaaS solutions globally. Collaborating with the thinkRF’s leaders and teams and using your best cloud practices and business skills, you will be responsible for executing and running successful and optimal end-to-end AWS cloud solutions, while ensuring the security, resiliency and scalability of the cloud infrastructure.

To be successful in this role, you must have strong experiences architecting and implementing cloud solution designs predominantly using AWS Cloud services, be an excellent communicator and organizer, and have a “get the job done” attitude and mindset.

The position can be remote with preference to be Ottawa-based.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with technical and business management and development teams to lead, architect, design, and deploy end-to-end AWS IoT cloud and SaaS/PaaS solutions

  • Design, develop, deploy, maintain, and improve the cloud

  • Gather, analyze, and generate system requirements, design documentation, and technical implementation roadmaps

  • Ensure efficient functioning of data storage and processing functions in accordance with company’s security policies and best practices in cloud security

  • Identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure vulnerabilities, application deployment and technical issues inside a complex stack involving virtualization, containers, microservices, etc.

  • Mentor and guide the staff on the implementation of the cloud technologies and initiatives

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Computer/Software Engineering, (Master’s degree a plus)

  • 5+ years of proven experience in architecting, designing, developing, and deploying cloud and SaaS/PaaS services/solutions, using AWS cloud platform

  • 5+ years of experiences in software development with recent coding experience in two or more modern programing languages such as: Python, C++, .NET, Java/JavaScript, Bash/Shell Scripting

  • Experience with DevOps, CI/CD systems and pipelines

  • Experience with container/container orchestration technology (Docker, Kubernetes) and serverless (Function as a Service) technologies

  • Experience in designing distributed and scalable microservices applications on Cloud and migrating cloud services

  • Database experience, including knowledge of SQL and NoSQL, and related data stores such as Postgres

  • IoT landscape understanding from connectivity, data management, data analytics to visualization is a plus

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

Software Developer API

thinkRF is seeking for a Software Developer, who will be part of an agile development team building and working on Software-Defined Radio (SDR) systems. The Intermediate Software Developer is involved in all areas of software development from design to deployment, testing, and documentation, with a strong focus on API development for our hardware products and provide software technical support.

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

thinkRF is seeking for a Software Developer, who will be part of an agile development team building and working on Software-Defined Radio (SDR) systems.

The Intermediate Software Developer is involved in all areas of software development from design to deployment, testing, and documentation, with a strong focus on API development for our hardware products and provide software technical support. You are a team player who enjoys technical challenges within a fast-paced environment, applies sound judgment to successfully plan and execute tasks while meeting deadlines. Clear communication, strong organizational skills and the high standards of professionalism are key personal attributes.

The position is based in Ottawa, and under current COVID-19 conditions, has flexibility to work from home however, there will be times when it is required to work from our office in Kanata.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Software Manager/Team Leader for understanding the functional, system requirements, and product quality

  • Design, develop, review, test, and document thinkRF’s APIs while adhering to best-in-class agile development practices

  • Continue to maintain the existing APIs, including working with software contractors

  • Write usage examples for APIs and application notes

  • Package and write software releases and support deployment, in Windows and Linux

  • Participate in the software testing process through unit testing and bug fixes. Stress tests the product in controlled, real situations before going live

  • Provide software support, including integration & troubleshooting, to customers

  • Help manage bugs system

Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or Computer/Software Engineering with at least 3+ years in software design and development
  • Strong emphasis on C, C++, and shell scripting proficiencies, with Python a definite Plus
  • Hands-on experience in Linux and Windows development environments
  • Strong testing, problem solving and debugging skills
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Knowledge of USB interface and TCP/IP standards, protocols, network security
  • Experience in agile software development and source code control using Git a must
  • Strong technical documentation and communication skills
  • Strong organizational, tasks planning and scheduling skills
  • Ability to learn and explore new technologies and programming languages quickly

Assets

  • Experience in different programming languages such as MATLAB, LabView, C#, etc.
  • Experience with GUI, database related, and web application development
  • Experience with using Docker to containerize an application
  • Experience in USB driver development in Windows or Linux a plus
  • Familiar with Cloud/Edge computing
  • Familiar with network security protocols (SSL, TLS, authentication, encryption)
  • Familiar with Software Defined Radios (SDR)
  • Familiar with the VITA 49.x, SCPI, HiSLIP set of standards and protocols from IVI
  • Basic use of test equipment (oscilloscope, multimeter, spectrum analyzer, signal generators, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Windows code development tool (Visual Studio) and Qt platform (especially with Python)

Personal Attributes

  • Self-starter/motivator, detail-oriented, capable of taking initiative to identify and resolve problems, and improve work environment
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Team player who can build consensus and work cooperatively
  • Ability to successfully deliver on committed project deadlines

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

Hardware Designer

thinkRF has an opportunity for a Hardware Designer, who can provide technical leadership and innovation to support the current and next stage in our company’s growth. In this role, you will work in a cross-functional development team to design digital cards for high-speed data capture and transfer, IC components control, and debugging, as well as design or evaluate small board computers or modules.

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

thinkRF has an opportunity for a Hardware Designer, who can provide technical leadership and innovation to support the current and next stage in our company’s growth. In this role, you will work in a cross-functional development team to design digital cards for high-speed data capture and transfer, IC components control, and debugging, as well as design or evaluate small board computers or modules.

This position is based in Ottawa, Canada and most work must be conducted from the labs at our headquarters in Kanata, Ontario.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Proposals, design specifications and work instructions
  • Design solutions having power and real estate efficiency, thermal management, signal integrity and noise considerations
  • Perform schematic capture and work with the layout staff to produce high-quality PCBs
  • Write and execute designer verification test plans/results
  • Understand and meet project schedules, cost, DFT, DFM, simulation, and integration

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and 8+ years work experience in Telecommunications or another related field
  • Strong experience in design and testing of analog and digital circuitry to realize an embedded system, including but not limited to:
    • switching power supplies
    • DDR memory
    • FPGAs and microcontrollers
    • power-on resets
    • clock distribution systems
  • Experience with highspeed interfaces such as USB3, gigE, and PCIe
  • Understanding of A/D and D/A conversion
  • Work with CAD tools to create required schematic capture and layout
  • Constraints management and coordinating PCB layout activities
  • Perform lab bring-up, debug, validation
  • Proficient with standard lab equipment and designer verification techniques
  • Ability to participate in project scheduling, to meet the schedule and budget and to drive issues to closure
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas, concepts, and results to both technical and non-technical co-workers

Assets

  • Development with (Xilinx) FPGA & SoC and programming using Verilog
  • Understanding of digital signal processing
  • SBC design and the like
  • Mentor Graphics tools
  • Familiar with Software-Defined Radios

Personal Attributes

  • Highly motivated and works well independently as well as in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

Sr. Software Developer

thinkRF is looking for an exceptional Senior Software Developer to join our growing development team.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to design, develop, and deploy GUIs, frontend UI/UX applications and middleware. Our software allows our customers to fully exploit and visualize the features and capabilities of our industry-leading software-defined radio (SDR) products and to perform further data analysis on the captured data of the products.

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

thinkRF is looking for an exceptional Senior Software Developer to join our growing development team.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to design, develop, and deploy GUIs, frontend UI/UX applications and middleware. Our software allows our customers to fully exploit and visualize the features and capabilities of our industry-leading software-defined radio (SDR) products and to perform further data analysis on the captured data of the products. 

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to embark on a journey with a fast-growing technology company where you can work with autonomy along with highly motivated, down-to-earth colleagues and be involved in highly impactful work.

The position is based in Kanata, Ontario and under current COVID-19 conditions, has flexibility to work from home; however, there will be times when there is a requirement to work from our office.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the software team, the product owners and customers to ensure that users and integrators of our products have access to their full capabilities. The responsibilities include:

  • Work with the technical and business management teams in defining/reviewing requirements for GUIs, APIs, UI/UX applications and services

  • Participate in development tasks for product capabilities and be able to lead features and/or projects with scalability, portability, usability, performance, deployment/operation and end-user experience in mind

  • Design, develop and deploy software, with strong focus on GUIs and UI/UX applications, to support Linux/Windows OS platforms and Web/Cloud/SaaS based solutions

  • Track industry standards in programmable test equipment, high-speed data acquisition, spectrum monitoring and analysis, and web applications.

  • Keep up to date with latest technologies evolution and frameworks

  • Contribute to overall software infrastructure and system architecture design, include evaluating and recommending tools, technologies, and processes to ensure the highest quality software product platform

  • Implement and follow software security best practices for web and PC based applications

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of professional software development experience in developing GUIs and UI/UX applications for PC/web/cloud based

  • A proven history of delivering customer impacting features in an agile environment

  • Extensive development experience of end-user’s applications, shared libraries and other middleware for Microsoft Windows and Linux

  • Strong programming in C, C++, Java/JavaScript and Python

  • Experience in web services and web standards

  • Experience interfacing to test equipment and other embedded system over Ethernet, USB, PCIe and other industry-standard interfaces

  • Experience software solutions that support high speed data acquisition and embedded processor environments

  • Deliver well-designed, verified, documented and defect-free software that meets all its requirements

  • Experience of agile methodologies and tools, include source control (using Git), creation of user stories and corresponding tasks/Sprints to help create a resource efficient and user-centric design

  • Strong organizational, tasks planning and scheduling skills

  • Ability to learn and explore new technologies and programming languages quickly

Assets

  • Experience with cloud/web/mobile-based and IoT applications development using: HTML, CSS and JavaScript; frameworks such as Node.js and Meteor; MongoDB and DDP

  • Experience with using Docker/Container

  • Experience with Cloud/Edge computing

  • Experience with network security protocols (SSL, TLS, authentication, encryption) and web security

  • Familiar with Software-Defined Radios

  • Familiar with industrial interoperability protocols for control and data acquisition for test and measurement equipment, such as HiSLIP, SCPI and VITA-49 Radio Transport protocol

Personal Attributes

  • Self-starter, capable of taking initiative to identify and resolve problems, and to help improve software development processes

  • Team player who can build consensus and work cooperatively with a balance sense of confidence and humility

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to successfully deliver on committed project deadlines

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

4G / 5G Applications Support Engineer

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to embark on a journey with a fast-growing technology company where you can work with autonomy and be involved in highly impactful work. The 4G / 5G Applications Support Engineer will be responsible for technical support (pre- and post-sales) for RF and microwave test and measurement instruments, including customer demonstrations.

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

While we prefer the 4G/ 5G Applications Support Engineer to be based on the Kanata (Ottawa) area, for the right candidate, we are willing to consider a remote arrangement.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Technical support (pre- and post-sales) for RF and microwave Test and Measurement instruments, including customer demonstrations
  • Conduct RF Field Measurements
  • Characterize and evaluate RF products and systems
  • Author application notes and white papers based on customer use-cases and measurements
  • Develop and present local seminars and customer training sessions
  • Provide technical feedback to product line to improve current products and define future products
  • Act as the initial point of contact for all Hardware and Software related concerns from clients and internal teams
  • Complete detailed reports/logs listing requests for technical assistance, steps taken to resolve them, and the specific dates/individuals involved
  • Assist management in creating training materials pertaining to product troubleshooting and usage as well support product quality initiatives
  • Assist customers by improving usage and integrations of system capabilities
  • Offer recommendations based on various metrics for how to improve the support process

Qualifications

  • BSEE (or equivalent) with at least 3 years’ experience in RF or Microwave test and/or design. MSEE preferred
  • Experience working with test equipment including spectrum analyzers, signal generators, vector network analyzers, frequency converters and drive test tools
  • Background in/knowledge of Commercial and Military RF communications technologies
  • Experience with programming and integrating of remote devices using RF industry protocols and API’s
  • Well-developed understanding of 4G and 5G protocols and signal analysis methodologies

Assets

  • Programming experience (C/C++, Visual Basic, Matlab, Python, LabView, etc.)
  • Prior experience with Keysight, R&S or Anritsu Test and Measurement equipment
  • Experience working with customers in a sales/support role

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and customer interface skills
  • Ability to travel up to 50% within the region and occasional international travel

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

Technical Program Manager

thinkRF is looking for a Technical Program Manager to join our growing team.  In this role, you will have responsibility for overseeing the delivery of products to our customers.  The Technical Program Manager will work closely with our customers and internal resources as well as contractors to ensure deliverables are met on time and to standard.

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

thinkRF is looking for a Technical Program Manager to join our growing team.  In this role, you will have responsibility for overseeing the delivery of products to our customers.  The Technical Program Manager will work closely with our customers and internal resources as well as contractors to ensure deliverables are met on time and to standard. 

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to embark on a journey with a fast-growing technology company where you can work with autonomy along with highly motivated, down-to-earth colleagues and be involved in highly impactful work.

While we prefer the Technical Program Manager to be based on the Kanata (Ottawa) area however, for the right candidate, we are willing to consider a remote arrangement.

Responsibilities

  • Leverage project management skills and business acumen to plan, track and report on matters pertaining to product development
  • Provide customers and thinkRF’s Leadership Team with timely updates and reports on the progress of project/ product delivery
  • Budget, allocate, and request resources required to complete delivery
  • Work with senior managers to ensure the right people are engaged to accomplish customer deliverables
  • Analyze project plans to define critical resource requirements and interim “work-a-rounds”, as well as trade-offs required to provide adequate support within stated timeframes
  • Provide high level support to the Engineering team, and act as a single point of contact for key customer contacts on program status, escalations & contract management issues
  • Develop standardized program reporting: monthly targets, financials, delivery projections that can be adopted by the team in ensuring full delivery of customer commitments
  • Proactively identify gaps and issues with end-to-end delivery and providing support and intervention as required by the team
  • Meet with key customers onsite, as required
  • Establish and communicate plans aligned to and in support of program objectives

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience with a technical background
  • 7+ years of work experience in telecommunications or within a similar industry, field, or program/technical support function
  • Self-starter and able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Specific experience developing and leading an integration project management framework
  • Proven ability to lead project teams comprised of technical and business resources
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, external contractors
  • Strong financial/business acumen
  • Highly organized, detail oriented
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, and multi-task across several assignments
  • Ability to think creatively and work well under pressure
  • Strong customer interface skills
  • Knowledge and use of project management systems/tools
  • Strong presentation skills, and excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to read engineering schematics
  • Strong organizational, tasks planning and scheduling skills
  • Ability to learn and explore new technologies and programming languages quickly

Assets

  • PMP Certification an asset
  • Previous supervisory experience leading technical programs

Personal Attributes

  • Self-starter, capable of taking initiative to identify and resolve problems, and to help improve processes
  • Team player who can build consensus and work cooperatively with a balance sense of confidence and humility
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to successfully deliver on committed project deadlines

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

Director, US Sales

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to embark on a journey with a fast-growing technology company where you can work with autonomy and be involved in highly impactful work.
Reporting directly to the VP, Sales and Marketing, and COO, the Director, US Sales has responsibility for all sales activity, revenue growth and pipeline development in the region.

We’re looking for people who want to revolutionize RF monitoring and intelligence.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to embark on a journey with a fast-growing technology company where you can work with autonomy and be involved in highly impactful work.

Reporting directly to the VP, Sales and Marketing, and COO, the Director, US Sales has responsibility for all sales activity, revenue growth and pipeline development in the region.

thinkRF is is based in Ottawa, Canada and this position will be based in the US.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain full accountability and ownership of revenue growth and accounts in the region
  • Develop and execute business development plans and strategies for new prospects and existing customers
  • Achieve revenue targets by prospecting for new accounts, building strong partner relationships, identifying whitespace and leveraging networks, while maintaining quality standards, controlling expenses and working capital (inventory and demo)
  • Accurately forecast bookings and orders
  • Meet with CxO’s, Directors, Managers, Engineers and other key stakeholders in installed accounts and target accounts
  • Identify and close quick, small wins while managing longer and complex sales cycles
  • Keep CRM updated during all phases of the sales cycle
  • Working with other team members, position and conduct proofs of concept that address and solve customer’s unique requirements
  • Prioritize opportunities and identify appropriate resources
  • Have awareness of the competitive landscape and remain current with technology and industry trends
  • Work effectively with internal teams on behalf of the customers to ensure a high level of customer experience

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of field sales experience, selling and positioning technical products and solutions in a territory market environment preferred; competitive product experience preferred
  • Understanding of wireless network industry & trends
  • Experience in selling SaaS solutions to telecom operators
  • Demonstrated track record of reaching and exceeding sales targets
  • Demonstrated ability to source leads and generate sales opportunities while simultaneously working existing accounts
  • Demonstrated ability to grow existing and new accounts
  • Ability to build strong client relationships into the C-Suite
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for frequent travel
  • Ability to travel within North, South and Central America 50%+
  • Bilingualism (English/Spanish) is considered an asset

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Be agile and have the ability to readily adapt to rapidly changing market conditions
  • Self‐starter with ability to independently manage resources and time
  • Proactive and energetic with a can-do attitude
  • Great interpersonal and influencing skills and have the ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in a hands-on manner

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

NPI/Production Technician

thinkRF has an opportunity for an NPI/Production Technician to provide test and troubleshooting for New Product Introduction and production products. This also requires rework of electronic circuit card assemblies (CCAs) and the assembly of integrated electronic subsystems. You will also support our senior engineers in the development and testing of RF assemblies and systems for application in wideband radio receivers and down converters.

We’re looking for people who want to disrupt RF monitoring.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming.  We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

thinkRF has an opportunity for an NPI/Production Technician to provide test and troubleshooting for New Product Introduction and production products. This also requires rework of electronic circuit card assemblies (CCAs) and the assembly of integrated electronic subsystems. You will also support our senior engineers in the development and testing of RF assemblies and systems for application in wideband radio receivers and down converters.

The position is based in Ottawa, Canada and most work must be conducted from the labs at our headquarters in Kanata, Ontario.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Calibration and test of RF and digital circuit cards and sub assemblies
  • Troubleshoot/Debugging RF & Digital circuits cards
  • Prototype Circuit card modification and rework
  • Provide hands-on technical support for RF engineers in verification and testing of RF and wireless products
  • Gather, collate, analyze test data from prototype and production test results
  • Assist RF Engineer to build prototypes and engineering samples as required
  • Provide feedback to Engineering team with all the issues during preproduction and design margin issues seen in production
  • Improvement and documentation of test routines

Qualifications

  • Electronics Technologist diploma preferred
  • 5 years of test/troubleshoot experience within a NPI hardware production environment
  • Strong PCB component rework skills – soldering of small SMD components (0402/0201 size)
  • Solid working knowledge of RF circuit and digital design and the ability to participate in the review of schematics
  • Strong circuit testing and debugging skills
  • Experience with test equipment including signal generators, oscilloscope, Network Analyzer, spectrum analyzers and similar test apparatus
  • Experience with mechanical assemblies, interconnect and circuit assembly modification
  • Experience with Windows based PC and associated software (MS Word, Excel)

Assets 

  • Experience with test software modification (Programming skills in C++/C, Python)
  • Knowledge of 8D investigation and corrective action methodology
  • Work experience with wireless communication systems

Personal Attributes

  • Resourceful, motivated and interested in improving RF expertise
  • Ability to successfully deliver on committed order commitments to customer and NPI project deadlines
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Team player who is able to work cooperatively
  • Strong technical and communication skills
  • BS in Electronics Engineering or Technologist in Electronics.
  • Minimum 5 years real world experience in functional and system testing of electronic assemblies.
  • Excellent testing, problem solving and debugging skills
  • Proficiency in C
  • Strong proficiency in one or more scripting languages (shell, python, perl, etc.)
  • Strong organizational, tasks planning and scheduling skills

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

RF Test Engineer

thinkRF has an opportunity for an RF Test Engineer to provide test and troubleshoot improvements for New Product Introduction and production products. This position supports the testing of electronic circuit card assemblies (CCAs) and integrated electronic subsystems. You will also support our senior engineers in the development and testing of RF assemblies and systems for application in wideband radio receivers and down converters.

We’re looking for people who want to disrupt RF monitoring.
We’re an ambitious, diverse, closely knit team of RF experts who are driven to redefine how 5G wireless spectrum is monitored and managed.  If you’re team focused, willing to work hard to change the game, and are compelled to innovate, we’ll put you in a position to make a difference.

Our Call to Action

More and more, wireless spectrum is fundamental to our society. How do we best ensure this critical resource is always available and properly managed? The current approaches are cumbersome, expensive, and ineffective. We see the world differently. We are developing cutting edge solutions and deploying them with world class partners to deliver disruptive solutions that keep our world humming. We aren’t interested in “more of the same”, we are all about better. We love challenges and delivering over and above what our customers expect.

The Opportunity

thinkRF has an opportunity for an RF Test Engineer to

provide test and troubleshoot improvements for New Product Introduction and production products. This position supports the testing of electronic circuit card assemblies (CCAs) and integrated electronic subsystems. You will also support our senior engineers in the development and testing of RF assemblies and systems for application in wideband radio receivers and down converters.

The position is based in Ottawa, Canada and most work must be conducted from the labs at our headquarters in Kanata, Ontario.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • 8+ years of test development and debug experience within a NPI hardware production environment and a fundamental understanding and proven experience with Digital and RF test methodologies and automation
  • 5 to 10 years of broad-based test experience with RF circuits up to 40GHz
  • Solid working knowledge of RF circuit and digital design and the ability to participate in design and schematic reviews. Strong understanding of PCB design, pcba manufacturing, test strategy and design rules for DFT
  • Strong circuit testing and debugging skills including SMD repair and modification
  • Experience with test software modification (Programming skills in C++/C, Python, Labview)
  • Excellent testing, problem solving and debugging skills
  • Proficiency in C, C++, Python
  • Strong proficiency in scripting languages (shell, python, perl, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with data storage and retrieval and statistical analysis of test results in support of Quality Control enhancements and customer queries on product performance
  • Work experience with wireless communication systems

Personal Attributes

  • Resourceful, motivated and interested in improving RF expertise and sharing expertise with others
  • Ability to successfully deliver on order commitments to customers and NPI project deadlines
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Team player who is able to work cooperatively and mentor others
  • Strong technical and communication skills
  • Strong organizational, tasks planning and scheduling skills

To join the thinkRF team:

Email your cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@thinkrf.com, specifying the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your message. Please be sure to provide some insight into your initiative, skills and achievements, and how you plan to contribute toward the growth of our company.
thinkRF is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, origins, ages, orientations, genders, creeds and religions. thinkRF accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process, and beyond. If contacted regarding your application to this position, please advise us of any accommodations you may require.

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