Dell Antenna Design Architect in Austin, Texas

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Antenna Design Architect - Austin, Texas

The AntennaDesign Architect will champion designs of wireless antenna's focusing on WiFi, Cellular, GPS/GLO systems across Dell platforms. They will be required to engage cross functional teams composed of Mechanical/ID/EE/RF to ensure suitable inclusion of wireless antenna's is achieved, but more importantly the overarching strategy. With subject matter expertise the ideal candidate will also provide technical expertise to the broader wireless design organization to properly select technologies, vendors/suppliers and strategy for antenna offerings in Dell products.

Leads all antennadesign strategy and activities, process and test plans for the wireless technologies they will champion. Works with Cross Functional Team members which can include Marketing, Finance, External Partners, AntennaDesign, RF Design & Desense and wireless carriers.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Heavy R&D activities designing antenna solutions for current wireless technologies

  • Works with suppliers to evaluate antenna solutions for future technologies, specifically around mmWave

  • Works with design teams to resolve any wireless system issues that impact user performance whilst still in concept and definition phases of programs

  • Evaluates early designs thru simulations and in anechoic and reverb chambers for OTA performance across wireless technologies

  • Understanding technical issues and driving them to closure by bringing together key stakeholders for decision making

  • Subject matter expert in wireless technologies like WiFi, Cellular and GPS/GLO and handset product development a huge plus

  • experience with designs in mmWave


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE- Previous product design involvement with WiFi and/or Cellular technologies (minimum of 7 yrs.)

  • Masters in Electrical Engineering, Electromagnetics, Physics; PhD preferred

  • Strong RF/Antenna technical background in WiFi and Cellular technologies

  • Previous OTA test experience with anechoic, reverb, channel emulators and fading equipment

  • Antennadesign experience in handset or consumer products

  • mmWave antenna design experience a plus

  • Self-starter and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities

  • Excellent written and oral communications at the executive level

  • Contributions in wireless industry forums a plus (WiFi Alliance, 3GPP, GCF, CTIA, among others)