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Design Engineer - RF Modules

Experience Level:  Recent College Grad
Job Type:  Full-Time
Location: 

FL - Apopka, US

Requisition ID:  7512

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 www.qorvo.com to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.

 

  • General
    • Qorvo is looking to hire an RF Module Design Engineer in our High Performance Analog division. This position is located in Apopka FL, minimum 3 days on site, 2 days remote per week hybrid work schedule.
    • Primary role is to own design of RF modules from concept to production release supporting Cellular Base Station, GPS, Radar, Satellite, CATV and other such applications.
    • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Physics with a focus on RF Design/Electromagnetics required. 
  • Key Responsibilities
    • Technical ownership of RF module design and development projects from inception to production release; meeting technical performance, schedule and cost goals for NPI (New Product Introduction).
    • Performing circuit level design of RF sub-systems, EM simulations, impedance matching circuits, chain analysis including investigation of variations etc. of RF modules to ensure first pass success of designs.
    • Support preparation of technical proposals to customers.
    • Work closely with project managers to make sure key project milestones are met.
    • Prepare and own internal documentation related to design, prepare and present various technical and project reviews internally and to external customers.
    • Working closely with test engineering personnel to characterize prototypes and product samples, and lead design optimization for performance, yield, reliability and cost.
  • Technical Skills - Required
    • Solid understanding of fundamentals of RF/Microwave module design including circuit and electromagnetics level simulations. Good understanding of radio systems and building blocks such as LNAs, PA's, RF switches, attenuators, filters etc. Require very good working knowledge of RF simulation tools such as Keysight ADS, HFSS, AWR (desired). Familiarity with multilayer laminate/PCB layout.
    • Very good theoretical understanding and industry and/or academic hands-on experience with impedance matching techniques and matching circuit design, implementation and test bench level tuning.
    • Ability to create 3D circuit models using EM tools and run simulations on  RF/Microwave structures and translate between the model, simulation, physical implementation, and measured performance required.
    • Good working knowledge of RF test techniques for noise, s-parameters, linearity and lab equipment such as Vector Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Oscilloscopes etc.
  • Technical Skills - Desired
    • Working knowledge of multi chip module (MCM) packaging processes - soldering, wire bonding, die attach, thermal management etc. Previous experience with passive RF components - filters, couplers etc. - desired. Understanding of MMIC technologies such as GaAs, RF SOI, GaN desired. Some exposure to MMIC design desired but not required.
    • Previous experience with filter design and implementation is highly desired.
    • Programming experience with Python and/or Matlab especially for Machine Learning highly desired.
  • Soft Skills
    • Must be an excellent results-driven team player, have willingness and ability to learn new skills and technologies.
    • Good written and oral communication skills required.
    • Ability to work effectively and efficiently across diverse engineering, product management, marketing and manufacturing teams.

 

 

This position requires access to ITAR/EAR technologies. Applicant must be a US Person (US citizen, permanent resident, asylee, or refugee) or eligible to obtain necessary export authorizations.

 

 

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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.

 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

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