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Engineer Electrical Engineering

Irvine, California, United States
October 05, 2016

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Ahsan Ghoncheh


Highly skilled RF Verification Engineer Page 1 of 2

Qualifications Summary:

RF engineer with 3+ years of experience in hardware and tester system design, bench testing, characterization, automation, data analysis, product bring up and customer support in the semiconductor industry.

Over a year of experience as a lead engineer managing offshore projects in India, Singapore and Cypress. Skills Summary

Hardware Troubleshoot

Tester and Bench Bring Up

Data Analysis

Lab Maintenance

Software Modification

Power Management

Schematic Review

Python Programming



Basic VB

Basic HTML,CSS and SQL

Basic C

Word / Excel Proficiency

Power Analyzer

Spectrum Analyzer

Power Meter

Network Analyzer

Signal Generator

Power Supply


Professional Experience:

March 2016 - Present:

Rahsoft- Irvine, California

Lead Product Engineer

Lead Product Engineer managing a group of developers and sales engineers.

Providing technical hardware development, IoT and RF consultation to customers.

Hands-on RF test, Characterization system level designs using lab equipment.

Teaching RF related lab equipment as well as basic RF Concepts to Test Technicians. October 2015 – March 2016:

Broadcom- Irvine, California

Test and Automation Design Engineer

ATE Engineer; familiar with UltraFlex test system. Test script development and modification through VB.

Automated routine and repetitive tasks and data analysis tools through Python.

Schematic design of Design Interface Board (DIB).

Debugged and troubleshot board issues, RF characterization and bench level measurement.

Monitored and supported overseas production.

Web-based tool design for analyzing latest IPs sent to production and share point for all links and documentation.

May 2015 – October 2015:

Qualcomm- San Diego,


RF Product and Test Engineer (Contractor)

RF characteristic measurement and data analysis of Qualcomm transceivers and front-end switches.

Created sequences and test plans regarding design specs, performing and analyzing the results.

LabVIEW modification for bench level data modification.

UltraFlex ATE data format compatibility with ATE Bench format using Linux, Python and Excel.

ATE data crunch and review through Data Power and excel.

SOA (Safe Operating Area) behavior analysis.

Baseline measurements of different benches.

Updated and verified of benches for meeting test specs. Troubleshot and fixed bench issues.

Schematic reviewed, troubleshot and fixed system level issues on the evaluation boards. Ahsan Ghoncheh


Highly skilled RF Verification Engineer Page 2 of 2

May 2013 – May 2015:

Broadcom- Irvine, California

February 2012 – May 2015:

California State University,


August 2009 – August 2010:

Qazvin Azad University-

Qazvin, Iran

Application Engineer Intern- System Design- Bluetooth, WLAN

Hands-on approach supporting hardware system level tasks for Broadcom and Customer’s boards.

Characterized, verified and troubleshoot of Bluetooth HID designs for customers such as Samsung, LG and Amazon.

Power consumption measurements, documentation and behavior analysis of Broadcom’s new Bluetooth designs.

Found, analyzed and fixed hardware and FW issues.

Designed new schematics for Broadcom new chips with Cadence. Reviewed customer schematics.

Performed antenna matching, tuned bandpass filters and antenna isolation.

RF test and measurement of Bluetooth Characteristics.

Wireless LAN/Bluetooth (BT) test station setup, software configuration, test station debug and maintenance

Tested WLAN/BT and NFC modules with automatic test equipment (ATE) and manual testers.

Wrote procedures, application notes, user manuals and reports.

Prepared and supported products for the CES, Field Application Engineers and sales.

Communicated directly with project managers and design engineers on test status and board issues.

Proficient in multi-tasking various projects from different engineers in a fast-paced and time critical environment.

Instructional Student Assistant- Electrical Engineering Department

Assisting Professor with academic activities, such as class management, student grading, etc .

Teaching and Research Assistant

Conducted mathematical fuzzy logic research, methodologies and simulation that resulted in publication of three papers in the WordComp in 2010, 2011 and 2012 respectively. Education and Certificates




Master of Science in Electrical Engineering California State University, Fullerton

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Qazvin Azad University, Iran

Python and HTML & CSS - Codecademy 2015

Linux Administration- Udemy 2016

Publications & Accomplishments:

Optimization of SMC parameters Using GA in a Full-Bridge Dc-Dc Converter, WORLDCOMP 2012

Using Evolutionary Imperialism Competition Algorithm to Coordinate Overcurrent Relays, WORLDCOMP 2011

A New Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm Based on ICA and GA- Recursive-ICA-GA, WORLDCOMP 2010

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