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Radio Frequency Engineer

Optiver is a leading trading firm driven by technology with over one thousand employees globally. We pioneer our own trading strategies and systems using clean code and sophisticated technology, running a global network with thousands of high-performance low-latency applications that solve problems in nanoseconds.

As a Radio Frequency Engineer with Optiver you might have a mixed background across both Radio Frequency and Electronic Engineering. You will join our Special Projects team which brings infrastructure innovation and standardization into scalable production. This team is responsible for keeping Optiver leading the market by working on cutting-edge challenges and optimizing highly performant systems, software and infrastructure connecting to various financial exchanges around the world.

To ensure success as an RF engineer at Optiver, you should have an excellent grasp of computer modeling, deep knowledge of wireless network systems, and the ability to work as part of a team. You should be able to accurately identify network issues and design systems that improve speed and coverage.

What you’ll do:

  • Investigating new opportunities for wireless optimizations;
  • Designing and implementing RF installations for new wireless networks;
  • Aiding the wider Special Projects team in characterising and acquiring sites for wireless networks;
  • Filing for spectrum licenses and working with spectrum regulators;
  • Designing control systems for both existing and future links;
  • Monitoring the operations of and troubleshooting wireless links;
  • Conducting tests of our existing RF equipment;

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, or a similar field;
  • 3+ years’ experience in the RF domain or related systems experience;
  • Knowledge of Electronic Engineering and RF network fundamentals;
  • Experience with Labview;
  • Proficient in planning tools such as Pathloss 5 or equivalent;
  • Ability/desire to travel when required;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience with Schematic Entry and PCB Layout tools
  • Knowledge of RF hardware systems and testing equipment;

Benefits Include:

  • Training and continuous learning opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration
  • 25 paid vacation days
  • Access to conferences and Tech events
  • International transfer opportunities
  • Fully paid commute
  • Sports and recreation activities
  • Complimentary in-house barista
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner facilities
  • Friday afternoon drinks with your colleagues
  • Weekly in-house massages

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