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Sr Characterization Test Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  3480


Sr. Characterization Test Engineer: Be part of a team supporting product development of 4G/5G products targeting high-end mobile handsets. This effort includes developing automated measurements, collecting and analyzing performance data, and supplying compliance reports.



• Develop and implement automated test solutions to support the characterization of 4G/5G  products including Power Amplifiers, Low Noise Amplifiers, RF Switches, and Integrated Modules

• Generate test plans based on review of device test requirements and 3GPP 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




• 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 



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.

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