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Principal Analog/RFIC Design Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  2148

Qorvo is All Around You! We make a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the centre of connectivity. We are a global company thriving on a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges.

In this role you will be responsible for the design, implementation and verification of RF/Analog blocks/subsystems from DC up to 10GHz.  

You will work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver the next generation ultra-wideband (UWB) solutions for mobile, automotive and IoT application products from concept to volume production.  

You will be expected to support concurrent engineering activities to ensure on-going production of quality products with high yield. 



  • Actively contribute to the generation of product specifications (ICs, evaluation system etc.) 
  • Design, verify and document RF/Analog blocks/subsystems (e.g. LNA, PA, VCO, PLL, mixers, bandgaps, LDO, DC-DC, ADC, DAC etc), up to an operating frequency of 10GHz, using industry standard tools and design flows 
  • Work with IC Layout Design Engineers to optimize design and layout 
  • Ensure that designs follow industry best practice design flows, verification techniques, Design For Test (DFT), isolation, power optimization etc. 
  • Create the necessary design and product documentation and host design reviews  



  • Interact with other engineers in the mixed signal, systems, digital/baseband/SW teams to ensure products are delivered to meet or exceed specifications, on time and where applicable within budget. 
  • Support IC Applications team in solving customer issues and solving and anticipating potential issues. 
  • Support concurrent engineering teams to ensure issues with current products are resolved in a timely manner and to ensure their on-going high yield in volume production. 
  • Produce high quality RF/Analog systems/sub-systems using industry best practice methods for design, verification and test according to project plans 
  • Produce block specifications and verification reports 
  • Actively participate in developing ICs targeted for high volume automotive by collaboration with the entire product team 



  • Experience in designing any of DC-DC's, LNA's, PA's, VCO's and mixers
  • High frequency CMOS RF transceiver design up to 10 GHZ preferred
  • High frequency CMOS analog design up to 2 GHZ
  • Complete IC Design Flow: Analog IC Architecture Design and Modelling; IP Evaluation and Selection, Analog/Digital partitioning in mixed-signal systems
  • Low power design methodologies in CMOS 40 nm or less nodes
  • Ability to work on own initiative to come up with innovative solutions
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving and Analytical skills
  • Good communication skills, verbal & written
  • Good working knowledge of Cadence suite of analog design tool
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering required, MS/PhD EE preferred, and 15+ years of experience in relevant product development role





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.


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.



Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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