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Electronic RF Engineer, PHD (2020) – seeks a position as RF Engineer – Online Interview Questions – Ref: 1192568

Ref: 1192568

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: PhD (Electronic Engineering) (2020)
Other Formal Qualification: B.Eng.Hons. (Microelectronic)
Annual Package Range: ZAR 351 000 - 450 000
Total years experience: 6 Years

Current/recent job title: Electronic RF Engineer

Electronic RF Engineer (PHD)

Quick notification of a Recent Graduate B.Eng Electronic; B.Eng (Hons) Microelectronic (weighted average 78.25%) on the move, looking to start his career as an RF Engineer to design and test RF hardware & write technical reports and proposals. Due to complete his PhD in December 2020.

Golden Key International Honour Society: B.Eng (Electronic)
Merit Award: Bronze for 3rd year Electronic Engineering Class

During his studies he has gained 6 years of RF hardware design experience. His final year project was the design of an RF diplexer. Research interests include RF / Microwave topics such as dispersive delay networks, phase shifters for phased array antennas, oscillation-based testing of phase shifters and tuneable filters.

Open to positions both nationally and internationally. Preferred location Gauteng.
Open to remote working opportunities with occasional travel.
Available to meet on an exploratory basis to discuss current / upcoming opportunities.

Electronic (RF) Engineer




Current / most recent job title?

Electronic RF Engineer (PHD)

1. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Diligence, perseverance, honesty, and curiosity are some of the core values I live by. I strive to embody these values in my work ethic and personal life. Through the course of completing my postgraduate studies, I have honed my critical thinking and independent learning skills and pride myself on being a quick learner of new and novel topics. Additionally, I enjoy the process of technical writing, as this is one of the most critical methods of knowledge transfer, and something I believe to be invaluable in communicating complex ideas to others. I enjoy working with others and collaborating on complex topics, as I am a firm believer that nothing of great value can be achieved through solitary efforts and that we need to work together and help each other to achieve greatness. My postgraduate studies have allowed me the opportunity to collaborate with esteemed international researchers on various occasions, which has resulted in several publications in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Furthermore, my postgraduate studies have taught me how research is conducted and have allowed me to acquire the necessary skills with which I can confidently conduct independent learning and knowledge creation. I am now looking forward to learning how to best use these skills in industry to make a positive impact on the RF/microwave community.

2. Ideal business title: 

Electronic RF Engineer

3. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

1. Designing and testing of RF hardware.
2. Writing of technical reports, project proposals, etc.
3. Working in a team environment towards a common goal/system.

4. Career summary:

Leadership roles: (Jul 2018 – present)
– Assists faculty supervisor with team management tasks and mentoring of team members.
– Technical contributions: 1. developed synthesis method for 3D printed interdigital filters, 2. developed oscillation-based testing (OBT) technique for RF passive phase shifters.

Assistant lecturing: (Jan 2016 – Dec 2019)
– Assisted senior lecturer with general administration of undergraduate courses, presentation of tutorial and practical lectures, marking of class tests, semester tests, and practical demonstrations and reports.

Internships: (Jan 2014 and Jun – Jul 2014)
-PCB design in Altium Designer
-Embedded C coding using Atollic Truestudio
-Testing of newly designed PCBs

Volunteer work: IEEE MTT-S Student Chapter (Mar 2017 – Feb 2020)

5. Achievements: 

Merit Award: Bronze for 3rd year Electronic Engineering Class
Golden Key International Honour Society: B.Eng (Electronic)

6. What do you absolutely love doing?

1. Learning new concepts.
2. Solving difficult problems.

7. Ideal company (culture and values):

I would like to work for a company where there is a vibrant team dynamic and a keen interest to develop and acquire new knowledge.

Electronic RF Engineer

If you are potentially interested in his skillset, then do get in touch

He is available to meet with you on an exploratory basis to discuss any current or upcoming opportunities.

Electronic RF Engineer

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