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Application and Support engineer – LoRa Gateway, RF Systems

Location: Grenoble, France
Job Code: 1412
# of openings: 1


Job Title:

Application and Support engineer – LoRa Gateway, RF Systems


The LoRa and LoRaWAN eco-system is rapidly growing, with more than 600 companies developing connected sensors, gateways, software, solutions and services to serve the IOT market. In this design frenzy, Semtech is looking to strengthen its ability to design new complex RF architectures and solve RF system issues presented by this fast growing market

The perfect candidate will have a strong RF and systems background, an ability to interface customers and partners around the planet, as well as good tutoring and educational skills. He will also co-design and architect our next generation gateway (LoRa access point), and be responsible for quality, time to market, costs, and dissemination over a range of smaller and larger OEMS and CMs in various territories.

Ideally, the candidate will also have skills in radio propagation, complex discrete RF architectures, automated test benches, regulatory frameworks (such as FCC part 15.247 or RED directive for Europe), antenna validation and design.


Essential duties:

  • Collaborate in the design of next generation gateways for LoRa
  • Provide applications support for UHF/VHF band RF transceiver products used in the IOT market, resolve customer applications issues
  • Responsible for new product definition & verification, documentation of application notes, creation of data sheets /specifications
  • Develop product definition & design-in support through interfacing with clients, field sales & marketing personnel. Attends shows and seminars for technology promotion
  • Active participation with marketing and design engineering in the evolution of product definition
  • Work closely with Design Engineering throughout the design process to ensure compliance to specifications & custom requirements
  • Conduct final verification of product(s), including regulatory and EMC compliance


Qualification Requirements

  • BSEE or MSEE
  • 5-10 years of industry experience related with board-level RF design both from theoretical & practical standpoints
  • Ability to analyze RF problems from a theoretical and practical standpoint, provide structured approach to problem solving and work through implementation plan with customers
  • Experience in authoring application notes and publications
  • Experience in automated test bench scripting (Python, Matlab)
  • Experience in antenna design is a plus
  • Experience in wireless communication protocols is an advantage (802.15.4-like)
  • Experience of bringing products into production and electronics assembly is an advantage
  • Experience in Embedded Firmware design is an advantage



Product definition; UHF/VHF frequency bands; ISM bands; Narrow band radio; PCB design; Design-in;
Verification; Data Sheets Development Tools; Evaluation boards; Antenna Design; LoRa ; LoRaWAN



Willingness to travel worldwide: up to 20%

Business language is English

Job location: Grenoble (Meylan office), France

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