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Principal RF Engineer - IC Design

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

Great Britain - Reading, GB

Requisition ID:  1898

Qorvo UK Ltd designs and produces integrated circuit-based systems for mobile, defence and infrastructure applications. The successful candidate for the position above will be working in our Cellular Products Group designing radio frequency integrated circuit antenna control products for cellular handset applications. The products include a range of high-performance RF switches and impedance tuners. The candidate will act as the Technical Lead supporting products during the entire product life cycle from product definition and design through product release to end-of-life. As part of a cross-functional product development team the candidate will support other essential disciplines including marketing and applications, project management, quality, characterization, production and test engineering. The candidate should also expect opportunities to contribute towards IP generation and advanced development for future products.



  • Product definition: assist product / technical marketing in defining new products through feasibility studies and technical competitive analyses.
  • Product design and evaluation: integrated circuit design, schematic capture, IC layout, simulation, package analysis, evaluation board design, design validation.
  • Product characterization: work with characterization and test engineers to define, conduct and analyze data from product performance characterization.
  • Production test development: work with test engineers to define, develop and ramp production test solutions.
  • Product documentation: document all relevant product and design information to educate others on novel design techniques and provide guidance on product usage.
  • Product support: work with applications, product, test and manufacturing engineers to help answer customer questions, assess field failures, support yield improvements, etc.


  • BSEE/BSc as well as at least 12 years relevant work experience; MSc and/or PhD is a benefit
  • Ability to mentor less experienced engineers
  • Track record of solving significant issues requiring detailed inquiry.
  • Ability to create strong networks across multi-functional groups
  • In-depth experience with Cadence design tools
  • Experience with ADS/Momentum would be a benefit.
  • Strong knowledge of RF/analog design and measurement techniques
  • Extensive experience across different IC processes. SOI is an asset.
  • Excellent lab skills and familiarity with RF test equipment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF 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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