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Antenna Engineer, Google Nest



New Taipei, Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 1 year of experience designing antennas for consumer electronics.
  • Experience with prototyping antenna designs, and using antenna test equipment (e.g., spectrum analyzers, network analyzers) and anechoic chambers.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics.
  • Experience with 5G tablets or phones.
  • Knowledge of antenna fundamentals and radiation theory, with an understanding of RF circuit design fundamentals and communication systems, especially 5G, WLAN, Bluetooth, 802.15.4.
  • Familiarity with full-wave 3D EM simulation tools (e.g. CST).
  • Familiarity with OTA regulatory (e.g., FCC, IC, CE, Carrier, SAR, and etc.) and conformance requirements for the above wireless systems.
  • Familiarity with antenna measurements (e.g., VNAs, anechoic chambers) and excellent prototyping/testing and debug skills.

About the job

Our computational challenges are so big, complex and unique we can't just purchase off-the-shelf hardware, we've got to make it ourselves. Your team designs and builds the hardware, software and networking technologies that power all of Google's services. As a Hardware Engineer, you design and build the systems that are the heart of the world's largest and most powerful computing infrastructure. You develop from the lowest levels of circuit design to large system design and see those systems all the way through to high volume manufacturing. Your work has the potential to shape the machinery that goes into our cutting-edge data centers affecting millions of Google users.

As an Antenna Engineer, you will develop from the lowest levels of circuit design to large system design and see those systems all the way through to high volume manufacturing. You will lead projects in multiple areas of expertise (i.e., engineering domains or systems) within a data center facility, including construction and equipment installation/troubleshooting/debugging with vendors.

The Google Nest team focuses on hardware, software and services offerings for the home, ranging from Nest thermostats to Nest smart displays. The Nest team researches, designs, and develops new technologies and hardware to make users’ homes more helpful. Our mission is the helpful home: to create a home that cares for the people inside it and the world around it.


  • Support 5G cellular and WIFI antenna architecture design works for tablets with RF, mechanical, industrial design, and PCB layout engineers.
  • Design antennas for compact consumer electronics with high performance and manufacturability.
  • Support over-the-air (OTA) factory test from proto to mass production. Test antenna and wireless OTA performance.
  • Produce and clearly communicate all OTA performance and progress information to relevant audiences (e.g., Engineers, Product Managers, and executives).

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