Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists

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

Median Annual Wage: $95,790

Education: Bachelor's degree (75%); Associate's degree (10%); Master's degree (8%)

Projected Growth: Slower than average (3% to 7%)

Related Job Titles: Engineering Director; Deployment Engineer; Electro Magnetic Compatibility Test Engineer; Emerging Technologies Director; Engineering and Development Director; Quality Director; RFID Engineer (Radio Frequency Identification Device Engineer); RFID Manager (Radio Frequency Identification Device Manager); RFID Systems Engineer (Radio Frequency Identification Device Systems Engineer); Technical Support Engineer

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  • Integrate tags, readers, or software in radio frequency identification device (RFID) designs.
  • Perform systems analysis or programming of radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.
  • Test radio frequency identification device (RFID) software to ensure proper functioning.
  • Perform site analyses to determine system configurations, processes to be impacted, or on-site obstacles to technology implementation.
  • Select appropriate radio frequency identification device (RFID) tags and determine placement locations.
  • Perform acceptance testing on newly installed or updated systems.
  • Determine means of integrating radio frequency identification device (RFID) into other applications.
  • Provide technical support for radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.
  • Collect data about existing client hardware, software, networking, or key business processes to inform implementation of radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.
  • Determine usefulness of new radio frequency identification device (RFID) technologies.
  • Test tags or labels to ensure readability.
  • Install, test, or maintain radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems.
  • Verify compliance of developed applications with architectural standards and established practices.
  • Train users in details of system operation.
  • Develop process flows, work instructions, or standard operating procedures for radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems.
  • Read current literature, attend meetings or conferences, or talk with colleagues to stay abreast of industry research about new technologies.
  • Document equipment or process details of radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.
  • Define and compare possible radio frequency identification device (RFID) solutions to inform selection for specific projects.
  • Create simulations or models of radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems to provide information for selection and configuration.
  • Analyze radio frequency identification device (RFID)-related supply chain data.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists.

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists.

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