Rohde & Schwarz develops, produces and markets innovative products for test and measurement, broadcast and media, cybersecurity, secure communications and monitoring and network testing areas.


We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Software Engineer for our Beaverton Oregon based Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) software development team. The candidate will join a global team of experienced software and hardware engineers focusing on new VNA solutions to address both the RF communications and the Microwave Aerospace and Defense markets. As a Senior Software Design Engineer you will provide guidance on VNA software design. You will also, implement and test embedded software to perform system measurements and calibrations within the RF/Microwave Vector Network Analyzer platforms. The software programming environment will include high level design methods like UML and include implementation in C++. You will also work closely with sales and application engineers to understand and meet measurement needs for customers.

Senior Software Engineer

Your tasks:
  • Provide technical oversight on Vector Network Analyzer embedded software development.
  • Design, implementation, testing and troubleshooting of embedded software.
  • Participation in software design reviews.
  • Vector Network Analyzer application-engineering support at US customer sites.
Your qualifications:
  • Bachelors, Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Practical measurement experience with Network Analyzers
  • Experience with C++
  • Understanding of RF measurements: S parameters, Noise Figure, TOI, P1db, AM-AM, AM-PM, Group Delay, Pulse Envelope
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to Munich
  • Ability to travel 10% to European and U.S. locations
  • US Citizen
  • Desirable Attributes: Background in wireless communications, Radar, EW, and Satellite systems, Experience with Qt, Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, Experience with software design processes, requirements tracking, change request systems, and version control systems.

If this sounds like the job you‘ve been looking for, please email your resume to and reference job number US-PDX-50656479-001. Rohde & Schwarz is an equal opportunity employer.

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