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 Lead Engineer for our Hillsboro, Oregon based Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) software development team. You 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. Our ideal candidate has the RF knowledge of an Electrical Engineer with demonstrated expertise in software architecture and design. As a Lead Engineer you will provide guidance on VNA software design based on your knowledge and expertise with VNA systems. You will be a contributing member of a software tem to design, 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++. Your ability to work with customer and field inputs to enhance the product is critical.

Lead Engineer

Your tasks:
  • Provide technical oversite on Vector Network Analyzer embedded software development.
  • Design, implementation, testing and troubleshooting of embedded software.
  • integrate customer/field inputs into existing and new projects.
  • Recognize and champion new solutions for VNA products.
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
  • Ability to travel to European and U.S. locations
  • US Citizen
  • Desirable - Background in wireless communications, Radar, EW & Satellite systems. Experience with MS Visual Studio. Experience with software design processes, requirements tracking, change request 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-50775391-001. Rohde & Schwarz is an equal opportunity employer.

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