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RFID Engineer


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 100074 

Location: US-OH-AKRON-ICA-2127   
Sponsorship Available: Yes 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.




About the Position 
Goodyear is looking for a Senior RFID Engineer to join our Global Team! In this role you will support the global innovation and product development teams through development of RFID/TPMS and tire electronic solutions for passenger, commercial and race applications. 


Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and develop hardware and software of tire electronics and vehicle gateways.

    • Apply RFID/TPMS (Radio Frequency ID / Tire Pressure Monitoring System) and other sensor technologies to tires.     

    • Define and deliver a vision and strategy for improving current and developing new RFID technology.

    • Possess a comprehensive view of the competitive landscape and drive IP position through patent/trade secret applications and develop novel solutions around competitor IP.

    • Select electronic components that are custom, COTS (Commercial-Off-The-Shelf), and a combination of both that will become standalone or integrated products. 

  • Partner with tire designers, manufacturing, customers, and hardware/software developers to innovate, develop, and support complete product and service solutions. 

    • Manage all phases of engineering from System Design to Customer Support.  

    • Engage with internal and external partners for technology and strategy development.


Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field. 

    • Preferred Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.

  • 4+ years’ experience in development and production of automotive qualified electronic products. 

    • Product design and fabrication of prototype electronics.

    • Testing and measurement of RF electronic performance.

    • Electronic systems design and specification.

    • Analytical Modeling.

    • Programming micro-controllers to implement product functions. 

    • Developing system requirements for electronic sensors.

  • Program/project management. 

    • Leading and participating in a cross-functional support team environment, sharing knowledge and experiences with other team members in support of team responsibilities.

  • Experience in Vehicle Dynamics a plus.

  • Experience in standardization initiatives is a plus.


Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in electronics hardware design and development.

  • Proficiency in one software programing language (C/C++, Python preferred).

  • Familiarity with BLE, WiFi and RF communication protocol.

  • Familiarity with CAN/J1939.

  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing Algorithm/GUI Development in MATLAB a plus. 

  • Proficiency in statistical design & analysis; cause & effect analysis & risk analysis.

  • DAQ/Interfacing of various Analog/Digital Sensors. Wireless Communication and Telemetry Principles and Systems.

  • Enthusiastic team player, self-learning with interest in automotive world



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.


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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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