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RF Desense Engineer, Fitbit



New Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience with RF desense and bringing consumer-oriented products to production.
  • Experience working in a lab environment, using oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, callbox.
  • Experience in debugging, failure analysis, and validation design.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in wireless (e.g., cellular, WIFI, BT, GPS, UWB) product design from concept to production.
  • Experience with RF simulation tools, ADS, or AWR Microwave Office.
  • Experience with coexistence validation and desense mitigation.
  • Experience with 3D solvers such as HFSS or CST.
  • Experience tweaking existing test automation software, written in Python and/or LabVIEW.

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.

With your technical expertise, you 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.

Fitbit’s wide range of innovative products, including smartwatches, trackers, and a smart scale, help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration, and guidance to reach their health and fitness goals. Coupled with our leading software and Fitbit Premium, our immersive platform experience delivers personalized experiences, insights, and guidance to support our users’ health and wellness. Fitbit’s mission has always been to help make everyone in the world healthier and now, as part of Google we’ll be able to make health even more accessible to everyone.


  • Work with engineering teams to debug RF desense issues and optimize performance.
  • Manage electromagnetics simulation for performance prediction, debug or early detect desense issues.
  • Review schematic, Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout and system grounding plan, to guarantee proper design with particular emphasis on signal integrity and desense mitigation.
  • Define and develop validation for evaluating desense performance and debug.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing test groups RF team on production test fixtures to ensure desense test coverage.

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