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Explore job opportunities for Bird Technologies: search and apply online today. The following links list RF engineering job opportunities and benefits currently available at Bird Electronic (Solon, OH), TX RX Systems (Angola, NY) and X-COM Systems (Reston, VA). Click on a link to view more information about RF engineering job opportunities and benefits. Attach a resume representing your skills, knowledge and experience.



Manufacturing Engineer - Angola, NYView Details  |  Apply Now
Posted: 07/08/2014
Job Number: 14-BTG-480A

Role Objective


Responsible for supporting the implementation of New Product Development from the manufacturing perspective.  Additionally, responsible for the formulation, administration and coordination of the manufacturing policies and practices designed to improve operating performance, reduce waste and delays and improve quality. Promote cost improvement and process control for all of manufacturing.                


General Functions


General Functions:

General function is to provide manufacturing process support to production and promote design for manufacturing by participating in the new product development process.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Provide manufacturing cost savings projects and facilitate implementation
  2. Actively participate in the NPI process to ensure new products are designed for manufacturing
  3. Capital equipment justifications for improvement of manufacturing processes,  including assembly fixtures and automation
  4. Actively participate on the Safety Committee and ensure safe manufacturing practices are addressed including ergonomics.
  5. Responsible for creating and updating manufacturing instructions as well as process routings
  6. Coordinates Engineering Change Notices
  7. Other duties as required.



BS in Electronics or Electro-Mechanical technology and a minimum 5 years experience.  Possess the leadership, communication, managerial and interpersonal skills necessary to be effective with new product development teams.

 Assembly expertise (electronics/mechanical), teaming skills, disciplines of problem solving, documentation background (prints, instructions, etc.), knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.  Experience investigating and improving manufacturing processes utilizing time studies and process monitoring.  Ability to work in a flexible and changing environment.



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DSP Engineer-Solon, OHView Details  |  Apply Now
Posted: 02/13/2014
Job Number: 14-BTG-429S

Role Objective

The DSP/FPGA Engineer is expected to design, construct, test, and maintain DSP and FPGA software & firmware in a multi-disciplinary engineering environment, under the supervision of the Software Design Manager. The work may relate to product development, business systems, processes, or methods. 

General Functions

The primary responsibilities of this DSP/FPGA Engineer are the design of DSP algorithms and the implementation of these algorithms in FPGAs and software applications. Additional responsibilities include general FPGA firmware design, and support to other functional groups in the company or to customers relating to these technologies. This person will be expected to contribute to all phases of development (requirements, design, construction, test/validation, and configuration/release management) for new and sustaining projects. The engineer will be expected to work productively with colleagues on software and cross functional teams, and will be expected to organize and manage tasks queues and deadlines, and to code and deliver results. Work is expected to be conducted in a professional manner and in accordance with BTG software/firmware standards and processes and industry best practices.


Essential Functions:

  1. Digital Signal Processing (FPGAs and Software Platforms)
  2. Digital firmware in FPGAs (Xilinx, Altera, etc)
  3. Ability to express concepts, consequences and tradeoffs (speaking/writing/diagramming).
  4. Strong engineering ethic (detail, quality, accuracy, communication, honesty, etc).
  5. Ability to carry out R&D
  6. Ability to work effectively with teams of varying skills and personalities (collaborative, constructive, flexible).


Specific Skills:

  1. Masters of Science in DSP related specialty or equivalent professional experience (3 years minimum of explicit DSP design)
  2. Matlab/Simulink system modeling
  3. Xilinx/Altera FPGA design with VHDL or Verilog
  4. Xilinx Sytem Generator/Altera DSP Builder
  5. FPGA verification  with Mentor or Aldec toolsets
  6. Programming languages (C/C++/C#, Python, etc)
  7. Use of test equipment (Signal Generators, Logic Analyzers, VNA, Spectrum Analyzer, etc)
  8. Familiarity with RF industry applications & instrumentation.

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Software Engineer-XCOM (Reston, VA)View Details  |  Apply Now
Posted: 05/19/2014
Job Number: 14-BTG-473X

Role Objective
ROLE OBJECTIVE: Provides design support for new product development, sales, quality, and sustained engineering support for manufacturing.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Software Engineer is responsible for all elements of software development related to X-COM’s RF record, playback and analysis products. Responsibilities include requirements and specifications gathering, programming, testing/debugging, code maintenance and version control. This position will involve collaboration with RF, hardware, test and other software engineers and will be accomplished under the supervision of the Engineering Manager. Completion of job responsibilities will be through both internal and external contacts and accomplished in a timely and ethical manner.

General Functions


 Specific Responsibilities:

 1. Support some or all of the following types of software development efforts:

 a) Graphical user interface development for PC-based applications in Windows and/or Linux

 b) User interface development for LCD/Touchscreen devices controlled by an embedded processor or microcontroller

 c) TCP/UDP IP network-based client-server software to control instruments

 d) Software to control various interfaces running on an embedded processor (ARM/PowerPC)

 e) Creation of installer packages for both Windows and/or Linux

 f) Automation in software of regression and production testing functions

 g) Instrument control software for 3rd party tools such as MATLAB and LabVIEW

 h) Development, testing and documentation of APIs

 i) Driver or driver interface software development in Windows and/or Linux (e.g. PCIe)

 j) Implementation of digital signal processing algorithms on GPU or Intel x86 platforms (single/multiple processors or cores)

 2. Document, design, implement and test software solutions.

 3. Provide technical assistance to other HW/SW/Test engineers, sales, QA, customer service and customers as required.



- Level of Education – Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical/Computer/Software Engineering or Computer Science.
- 5+ years of software development experience.
- Experience with user interface and client-server application development.
- Extensive experience with object-oriented, multi-threaded design in PC-based and/or embedded platforms.- Excellent programming skills – C/C++/C#, .NET, Python.- Familiar with networking and TCP and UDP communications.
- Familiar with development in Microsoft Visual Studio and using Eclipse and GCC/G++ compilers.
- Experience with source code version control systems (Git, Subversion, CVS, Microsoft VSS, etc).
- Experience with any of the following would be considered an asset: Qt (and/or graphical user interface design experience in Linux), SCPI, NSIS, RAID/storage concepts, PCI Express, Windows or Linux driver development, multi-core/multiprocessor programming, knowledge of digital signal processing, MATLAB, LabVIEW.
- Excellent PC skills including word processing and spreadsheets. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Applicants must be able to obtain US Government Security Clearance.

Bird Technologies offers a competitive wage/benefit package including medical/dental/vision, 401K, and gainsharing bonus.


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