Senior Test Engineer / Test Engineer, Antennas and RF Technology

Are you interested in cutting-edge technology especially in the field of antenna and RF technology and looking for a new job opportunity in the field? Would you like to team up with superb colleagues who are top experts in their field? Do you want to work at the interface of the academy and industry? Are you enthusiastic about working with fascinating projects in state-of-the-art research facilities? VTT might be just the place for you.  

VTT is one of the leading research organizations in Europe and we are operating the largest R&D cleanroom in the Nordic countries, located in Micronova premises, Espoo. We develop innovative on-chip micro, nano and quantum systems-driven, especially, by different sensing, communication and computing applications. We work with global industrial and academic players of different fields of technology. What unites us at VTT are the curiosity, passion of learning and devotion to finding solutions to global challenges. You can familiarize with us further by exploring VTT’s research infra through VTT World.

We are now looking for a Senior Test Engineer / Test Engineer for supporting our research in antenna and RF technology for developing the next-generation sensing solutions for ground, air, and spaceborne applications as well as for 6G communications.

You will be part of the Antennas and RF technology research group and MilliLab - Millimetre Wave Laboratory of Finland, which is also a European Space Agency External Laboratory on Millimetre Wave Technology. You will be also supporting the measurement and characterization activities of other research teams in the Microelectronics and Quantum Technology research area, and part of the work will be done in a clean room environment.

A significant part of your work will be the measurement and testing of components and devices related to Microelectronics and Quantum technology. This covers for example on-wafer testing of RF and silicon photonics components with a probe-station and over-the-air testing of RF systems. Part of the work will be done in a clean room environment. You are also responsible for the maintenance of test equipment and the development of the RF measurement lab facility.


With us, you will be responsible for

  • Measurement and testing of RF systems and components from micro- to millimeter-wave frequencies
  • On-wafer RF measurements with probe station
  • Coordination of measurements in Quantum and Microsystems research area
  • Maintenance and development of RF measurement lab test equipment

We expect you to have

  • Hands-on experience of RF measurements and building test setups
  • Programming skills (GPIB, LabVIEW, Python) would be an advantage, but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
  • Communication skills in Finnish and English.
  • Open-minded attitude, curiosity, and ability to work on new, unknown, challenges

As a person, we hope that you are:

As a person, you are self-driven, systematic, and cooperative. You contribute to a positive team spirit and prioritize the needs of the team-high. You are hard-working, but you also communicate, collaborate, and delegate effectively.

With VTT, you’ll enjoy: 

  • Visionary work in technology. We offer positions at the cutting-edge of technology and engineering from next-generation microelectronics and quantum technology to automation and robotics, energy systems, and more. Our research agenda is dedicated to creating sustainable growth by solving systemic and technological challenges, so your work will go towards creating a real, positive impact. Read more about our strategy – the path of exponential hope.
  • Fascinating projects, excellent research environment. Our researchers get to work on a combination of cutting-edge academic research and applied customer projects, both locally and internationally. At VTT, you’ll have state-of-the-art research facilities at your disposal, such as Micronova, the Finnish research infrastructure for micro-, nano-, and quantum technologies.  
  • Great career opportunities, superb colleagues. At VTT, excellence in research is a strategic priority. We offer long-term positions and stable career paths in top-level research. People tend to stay with us for over 10 years since there are always new roles and responsibilities to grow into. Collaborating in a cross-disciplinary community with superb colleagues is a source of learning, inspiration, and fun.
  • Support for your well-being. Our people are our main asset, so we take good care of them. We aim to nurture great team spirit and leadership and offer versatile well-being services to enable a good work-life balance. On top of 6 weeks of paid holidays, we offer exercise and culture benefits, hobby clubs, and voluntary well-being services such as meditation programs and training on cognitive ergonomics.

Apply now and join our community of brilliant minds!

Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by 21st of August 2022. We will process applications as they come in. Interviews will start in the week starting on Monday, 22nd of August.     

Interested and want to hear more?

For further information, please contact Research Team Leader, Pekka Rantakari pekka.rantakari@vtt.fi, on 4.8 or 11.8 at 14-15 o’clock +358 40 721 5148 (UTC +2). 

We look forward to hearing from you!

Employment type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Micronova, Tietotie 3, Espoo

VTT

VTT is a visionary research, development, and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience in top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income are 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.

VTT – beyond the obvious.

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Employment type: Full-time, Permanent

VTT

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have 80 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.

VTT – beyond the obvious.

Location: Tietotie 3, Espoo

 

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