Electrical Engineer

CradlePoint has an immediate opening for an experienced electrical engineer with expertise in embedded systems and modern wireless radio electronics.  The ideal candidate will have strong theoretical and implementation skills and will be working with design and manufacturing partners in Asia.  Some international travel may be required. The successful candidate will enjoy working for an innovative Company with smart, passionate people who work hard, have fun and are invested in the success of CradlePoint and its future!  CradlePoint offers a competitive salary and generous benefits that include health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) plan, three weeks of paid time off, nine paid holidays, a flexible work schedule and casual dress environment.

  • Minimum of three years in the embedded RF system/PCA design, evaluation and RF products
    • Familiar with wireless technology such as Wi-Fi and cellular standards
    • Antenna design and evaluation
    • Interference mitigation for concurrent multi-frequency operation (coexistence)
    • Knowledge of Agilent, Tektronix, Anritsu test equipment and RF chambers
    • PCA floor-planning for mixed-signal systems
    • Ground structure planning and noise mitigation
    • RF front-end selection and evaluation
    • Requirements gathering and author specifications
  • Ability to support and engage in any design model including ODM and CM
  • Fluent operation of standard lab equipment such as oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers
  • Desired:
    • Architectural planning for embedded systems
    • Technology investigation
    • Knowledge of high-speed interfaces: DDR/USB/Ethernet
    • Design for EMC and design reviews
    • Characterization and debug of prototype hardware
  • Genuine flexibility to energetically pursue any assignment
  • Excellent communication, organizational, multi-tasking and teamwork skills


  • BSEE required with some formal coursework in RF preferred