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Design Applications Engineer 1

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

Spain - Barcelona, ES

Requisition ID:  7176

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, EVs, battery-powered appliances, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace/defense. Visit to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.



Qorvo is seeking an EDA Applications Engineer responsible for defining, developing and standardizing design flows for RF module products.  The candidate will be responsible for designing and developing circuit disgin and simulations flows, documenting the flow, and provide training to the design community.  The tasks include developing innovative RF module simulations using circuit and EM simulation tools such as Keysight ADS, Ansys HFSS, and Cadence.  The candidate will support circuit designs using semiconductor processes such as SOI, CMOS, and III-V technologies, including module design.  Tasks also include collaborating with modeling teams, EDA tool vendors and evaluating EDA tools.



  • Develop and improve circuit design flows and reporting results of RF Modules
  • Develop, document, and communicate simulation standards required for electrical verification
  • Work with a team of Design Applications engineers tasked with supporting internal and external design tools
  • Assist Qorvo designers with creating RF Module simulations using Qorvo best practices
  • Develop and validate best practices for simulation of RF Modules including PA’s, SOI switches and LNAs
  • Utilize high power computing infrastructure to develop circuit simulation methods
  • Determine and benchmark new EDA tools and platforms while identifying gaps and areas needing improvement
  • Guide design flow automation and customized design tools to improve productivity
  • Create documentation and provide simulation flow training to design engineers



  • MSEE or BSEE with 10+ years of experience with analog or RF circuits

  • Recent college graduates will be considered with a relevant internship experience with analog or RF circuits

  • Familiarity with high performance RFIC, MMIC and module design flows
  • Proficiency with major electronic design automation (EDA) software platforms (e.g. Cadence Virtuoso, Keysight ADS, Cadence/AWR Microwave Office, Ansys HFSS)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work and communicate effectively in a diverse, cross functional engineering climate
  • Leadership skills in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Microsoft Office proficiency


 Preferred experience:

  • Keysight ADS and Ansys HFSS simulation experience
  • Scripting experience with ADS, AWR, Linux, Unix, Perl, or Python programming
  • Product Management experience, including defining requirements and driving adoption






We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF and Power solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.


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