Staff RF Systems Engineer - Pre-Sales

National Instruments - San Francisco Bay Area

Posted 731 days ago
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    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Engineering, Sales
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Staff RF Systems Engineer – Pre Sales

National Instruments (, a technology pioneer and industry leader in virtual instrumentation is looking for highly skilled and motivated pre-sales RF systems engineer for their Mobile Segment. As a pre-sales RF system engineer based in our Mountain View California   office candidate will work with the corporate as well as international sales team to support large system sales opportunities.


This position is for a Pre-Sales Staff RF Systems Engineer focused primarily on development and implementation of RF test systems for high volume manufacturing. Chosen individual will be involved with various phases of the technical engagement process with the customer including:

  • Requirements analysis
  • Feature-by-feature demonstrations
  • Benchmarks
  • Competitive positioning
  • Develop and demonstrate Proof of Conceptsolutions
  • Integrate National Instruments products and services (at the system/solutions level) into customer's environment
  • Develop, build and support National Instruments automated test solutions
  • Travel on site to customers when necessary to support installation and/or troubleshooting when required
  • Requires excellent verbal, written, interpersonal skills and customer skills
  • Strong leadership,presentation, teamwork & project management skills to solve customer issues in a cross-functional global organization.
  • Customer oriented and a passion to focus and drive for closure on customer issues.
  • Proven flexibility – ability to deal with ambiguity, take and manage risks, learn quickly and adapt.



Desired Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor/Masters/PhDin Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering or Communications Systems


  • Minimum of 4 years experience within the Communications / Test and Measurement market working at an OEM/CM/ODM or silicon provider wireless test department.

  • Deep understanding of the testing requirements and methodologies for a large number of wireless technologies such as; GSM/EDGE/W-CDMA, LTE, IS95/CDMA2K/EVDO, HSP+,802.11abgnc, Bluetooth v2.1+EDR, GPS.


  • Experience with RF test equipment such as VSA's, VSG's, oscilloscopes, power meters and vector network analyzers.

  • Strong programming experience with one or more of the following languages:



  • C
  • C++ (Microsoft Visual Studio environment)
  • C#.NET (C sharp dot Net)
  • LabView

About this company

National Instruments

It's not what we make. It's what we make possible.

National Instruments is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware, and sells to a broad base of more than 30,000 different companies worldwide, with its largest customer representing approximately 4 percent of revenue in 2010 and no one industry representing more than 15 percent of revenue. Headquartered in Austin, Texas,NI has approximately 6,100 employees and direct operations in more than 40 countries. For the past 12 years, FORTUNE magazine has named NI one of the 100 best companies to work for in America.

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