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Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
District Of Columbia

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Design and implement radio frequency identification device RFID systems used to track shipments or goods.

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Currently Employed: 1,050

Projected Annual Job Openings: 20

Typical Hourly Wage: $45.92 - $71.06

Typical Annual Salary: $95,500 - $147,800

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Integrate tags, readers, or software in radio frequency identification device (RFID) designs.
  • Identify operational requirements for new systems to inform selection of technological solutions.
  • Perform systems analysis or programming of radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.
  • Test radio frequency identification device (RFID) software to ensure proper functioning.
  • Select appropriate radio frequency identification device (RFID) tags and determine placement locations.
  • Perform site analyses to determine system configurations, processes to be impacted, or on-site obstacles to technology implementation.
  • Perform acceptance testing on newly installed or updated systems.
  • Determine means of integrating radio frequency identification device (RFID) into other applications.
  • Collect data about existing client hardware, software, networking, or key business processes to inform implementation of radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.
  • Provide technical support for radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.

tools & technology

  • Microcontrollers
  • Multimeters
  • Network analyzers
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Signal generators

  • Data base management system software
  • Development environment software
  • Object or component oriented development software
  • Operating system software
  • Program testing software

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