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RF Design Engineer

Experience Level:  Recent College Grad
Job Type:  Full-Time

TX - Richardson, US

Requisition ID:  4769

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, EVs, battery-powered appliances, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace/defense. Visit to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.


It is an exciting time to be a part of Qorvo’s High Performance Analog Products. Qorvo’s HPA 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 customers rely on us to solve the industry’s most complex engineering problems and that requires 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 designer responsible for the development of innovative, leading-edge GaN based RF products. This will involve designing RF PA products using GaN technologies. The designer will implement electrical designs in a variety of low cost and thermally efficient package platforms, such as overmold, laminate and metal base, air cavity. The position will use design tools such as Keysight ADS and Cadence-MWO and EM simulators such as AXIEM, Momentum, Analyst and HFSS. The designer must have good communication and presentation skills to hold design reviews and discuss design architectures and approach with the team. Work will also include design and development of RF modules using advanced GaN technologies. You will be a key member of an integrated product development team that includes marketing, program management, mechanical engineering, product engineering, package engineering, test engineering, applications engineering, manufacturing, operations, quality and reliability, and senior management. 



  • Technical lead role for RF discrete transistor & module-based product development.
  • Discrete transistor & module design using linear and nonlinear models and 2.5D and 3D electromagnetic simulators.
  • Convert simulated product designs into physical assembly drawings.
  • Develop PA reference designs for sampling to customers
  • Manage product checkout, optimization, and design verification testing in the test lab.
  • Execute verification test analysis and present results to the internal customer.
  • Provide technical input for product datasheets
  • Support product through critical lifecycle stages including concept/feasibility, development, qualification, and production.



  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering with preferred curriculum emphasis in RF or Microwave technology (if only BS, a desire to complete an MS program)
  • Must be teachable with strong desire to learn
  • Must be willing to work under high expectations of performance and have dedication to solving the given problem
  • Experience with design tools ADS and Cadence-MWO and EM simulators such as AXIEM, Momentum, Analyst and HFSS
  • Must be knowledgeable in III-V semiconductor operation and application
  • RF/Microwave design experience with GaN, HBT, or LDMOS RF technologies
  • Experience using and understanding of vector network analyzers, signal analyzers, oscilloscopes, power meters, and load pull systems
  • Ability to operate lab testing with minimal oversight while ensuring safety of personnel and equipment
  • Ability to provide direction efficiently and effectively to lab technicians
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to concisely summarize highly technical concepts.
  • Strong ability to meet product technical needs and schedules.
  • Able to multi-task and work within cross-functional groups


Relocation Eligible:  Yes


Because this position is part of a business unit that contracts with the US government, qualified candidates must be U.S. persons (generally a US citizen or green card holder). Individuals holding temporary visas, such as F-1 or H-1B, are not U.S. persons.



We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF and Power 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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