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Radio Engineer

  • Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Job description

Arrow McLaren is the McLaren Racing IndyCar team located on the West side of Indianapolis. By joining our team, you’ll be part of an exhilarating racing program that aims to set the standard for high performance in sport. Our values define what matters most to us:

Innovative – Respectful – Inclusive – Energetic – Brave

Every day, we want members of this team to come to work with a simple goal in mind: Build better race cars and develop better ways to go racing.

Focus on the process, enjoy the process of continual improvement and the results will take care of themselves.

Purpose of the Role: The role of the Radio Engineer, reporting to the Technical Director, is to maximize the operational efficiency of the Arrow McLaren team. Seamless voice communication is critical for the performance of our IndyCar Team. The radio engineer is responsible for all RF and VoIP equipment and operation. This includes initial configuration, performance optimization, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Configuration and maintenance of Voice-over-IP intercom
  • Programming voice radios, specifically in the UHF analog spectrum
  • Car radio equipment installation
  • Timing stand radio hardware configuration
  • Ancillary component maintenance – headsets, cabling, driver helmet microphone, earpieces, etc.
  • Antenna performance monitoring and optimization

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Associates degree in an engineering field
  •  Experience with analog VHF or UHF radios
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with VoIP hardware
  • Ability to perform hands-on work, including wiring loom installation and cable termination
  • Understanding of RF antenna theory
  • Ability to troubleshoot and thrive in a high pressure environment

Total Rewards:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement match
  • Voluntary life, short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • Annual bonus plan
  • Competitive time off plan
  • Company discounts, including kit apparel

Arrow McLaren is committed to equal employment opportunity. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, ethnicity, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws