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Sr. Characterization Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  2889


Sr. Characterization Test Engineer:  Be part of a team supporting product development of 5G mmWave products targeting high-end mobile handsets. This effort includes developing automated measurements, collecting and analyzing performance data, and supplying conformance reports.



  • Develop and implement automated test solutions to support the characterization of mmWave products including Power Amplifiers, Low Noise Amplifiers, RF Switches, and Integrated Modules
  • Generate test plans based on review of device test requirements and 5G NR communication standards
  • Collect performance test data (ACLR, EVM, SEM, IMD, S-Parameters, etc.)
  • Analyze data and prepare results for product team review using data visualization tools
  • Work with design and application engineers to identify and resolve issues affecting product compliance
  • Generate formal compliance reports for customer evaluation



  • BSEE or MSEE
  • 3+ years' experience in RF semiconductor product development
  • Familiarity with RF test equipment (VNA, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, Power Meter) and components (Cables, Couplers, Filters, Switches, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of analog, digital, and RF theory
  • Thorough understanding of common RF measurements (Gain, IMD, Return Loss, Noise Figure, EVM, etc.)
  • Experience in software test development using object-oriented programming languages; C#.NET preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to convey complex technical information
  • Strong desire to collaborate with a team and drive continuous improvement





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