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EDA Applications Engineering Manager

Experience Level:  Manager
Job Type:  Full-Time

OR - Hillsboro, US

Requisition ID:  6668

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 All Around You! We manufacture innovative RF solutions at the center of connectivity to enable high-performance applications for advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications for 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications. We are a global company thriving on a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion. Our people are always at the core of Qorvo’s innovation. Qorvo is a place to stretch your imagination and push boundaries to achieve success. Learn more about Top 10 Reasons to make a career at Qorvo.


Designers are pushing the limits of technology and design tools. The Design Applications team enables design success of highly complex products through software automation, customized design flows, and user support.


Qorvo is seeking a Design Applications Engineering Manager responsible for building and leading an expert team of Design Applications engineers. The candidate will be responsible for developing, enhancing, and supporting Qorvo’s design flows which empower design teams with best-in-class EDA tools.  In this position, you will lead a team of Design Application Engineers developing simulation automation and design flows for digital, analog/mixed signal, and RF designs while providing great support to the design teams.  The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of designing integrated circuits and RF modules.  This role provides an opportunity for leadership, mentoring, and hands-on contribution.





  • Lead a team of EDA Applications Engineers providing simulation support for III-V and Silicon circuits, as well as RF Module development
  • Lead and support the development of simulation automation and flows to enhance productivity of design engineers
  • Collaborate with Design, PDK and Modeling teams to improve design flows
  • Work with software developers to develop methodologies, standards, and software to automate design engineering problems
  • Evaluate and determine the best EDA technology and tools
  • Define design flow standards through collaboration with design teams, drive documentation and proliferation of information
  • Interface with CAD tool vendors to drive best in class tools and resolve issues
  • Manage, train, and mentor a team of engineers while encouraging both technical and professional development


Required Skills and Management Experience:


  • Proven track record managing technical teams or high-performance team(s) developing RF products such as RF Silicon, GaAs or GaN-based RFIC, MMIC, or integrated module products
  • Candidates must have a strong hands-on background and familiarity with RF, EM, analog and mixed-signal design tools and flows in a multi-technology environment
  • Experience with schematic design, RF simulation and EM simulation software including working with Keysight ADS and/or AWR, Ansys HFSS, Cadence, and other EDA CAD tool environments.
  • Solid working knowledge of semiconductor processes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to lead technical discussions and presentations
  • Proactive in working to meet customer needs
  • Must be able to manage, work and communicate effectively cross functional engineering team


Preferred Experience:


  • RF Module and/or RF Silicon design experience is a plus
  • Experience with distributed, load-sharing and cloud-based simulation methods is a plus
  • Insight into current state and future directions of the EDA industry is preferred


Required Education & Experience:


  • BSEE with 7 or more years leading EDA teams or RF product development
  • MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering with 5 or more years leading EDA teams or RF product development

REQUIRED LOCATION: Candidates may be based in HIllsboro, OR, Richardson, TX, Greensboro, NC or Apopka, FL









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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