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Senior Analog/RF IC Design Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time
Location: 

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  2777

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.
 
It is an exciting time to be a part of Qorvo’s Infrastructure and Defense Products. Qorvo’s IDP manufactures and markets high performance RF and mixed signal integrated circuits for the communications markets that connect, protect and power the world. Our customers trust Qorvo to meet and exceed requirements and deliver advanced RF technologies to enable their most complex technical challenges and applications. Our products address connectivity both wired and wireless networks, the smart home and the IoT, broadband, aerospace, defense, and automotive.  Our customers rely on us to solve the industry’s most complex engineering problems. And that takes brain power and willingness to create and innovate.  Join us and help us continue to create cutting edge technologies for a more connected world all around you.

 

We are looking for a motivated Senior Design Engineer with a solid background in Analog/RF IC design, excellent communication skills, and strong drive to produce best in class products.  The candidate will be responsible for design, implementation, and verification of Analog/RF blocks/subsystems for Wi-Fi 6E/7 RF front end modules. Applicant will work closely with a core design engineering team and other cross functional team members to deliver cutting edge Wi-Fi products from concept to volume production.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with engineering and marketing managers to define product requirements, and create and execute product development plans
  • Design, verify, and document transistor-level Analog/RF blocks/subsystems (e.g. bias networks, Current DACs, bandgaps, OpAmps, LDOs, level shifters, charge pumps, Oscillators etc) / (e.g. LNA, switches, Linear/Nonlinear PA, integrated modules etc) for 5-7GHz Wi-Fi applications
  • Work with IC Layout Design Engineers to optimize design and layout.
  • Document and present design trade-offs including performance, size, cost, and time to market
  • Ensure that designs follow industry best practice design flows, verification techniques, Design For Test (DFT), isolation etc.
  • Support device characterization, and troubleshoot analog/RF design issues using measurement equipment
  • Support Applications Engineering throughout the product development lifecycle (e.g. prototypes, samples, data summaries, application circuit, customer/potential issues etc.)
  • Contribute to cross functional continuous improvement efforts

 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated history of successfully designing and production-releasing RFIC’s in SOI/CMOS/SiGe and/or III-V HBT/HEMT technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in standard Analog/RF design techniques, debugging analog/RF/mixed signal noise issues, and RF coupling
  • Proficiency with standard IC EDA design flow in Cadence and/or Keysight ADS, including layout
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to work on own initiative
  • Transistor-level RF/microwave integrated circuit design experience in low noise amplifiers, bias circuits, RF switch, linear power amplifier, power amplifier thermal management, and multi-chip module design is a plus
  • Proficiency in various linear and nonlinear simulation techniques and simulators is a plus
  • Proficiency with EM simulators such as ADS Momentum, FEM, and/or HFSS is a plus
  • Effectively communicate ideas and progress status in presentations and written reports
  • Hands-on laboratory testing
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly motivated, and very interactive team environment
  • MSEE with 5+ years of directly applicable experience 

 

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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.

 

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