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RF Test Engineer

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

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  5265

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.


RF/Microwave Test Engineer - This work entails characterization and data reporting of front-end modules (FEMs) and RF switches used in wireless RF applications. FEM designs involve the integration of a broad suite of Qorvo's RF technologies including, GaAs PAs, LNAs, switches, SAW and BAW filters. 


  • Assists design team to achieve the optimal module performance including part bring up, test plan creation and full characterization using the latest state of the art in RF/microwave test equipment.
  • Provide clear and concise reports using latest data analysis tools.
  • Troubleshoot complex DC and RF test benches as needed during day-to-day operation.
  • Develop/modify test software and test hardware for special test situations not covered with existing routines working with other test and characterization engineers to expedite release.
  • Lead and/or participate in cross-functional teams to support continuous improvement around test automation, accuracy, and speed.
  • Document test system and software designs and help train other team members.
  • Support lab improvements through 5S continuous improvement initiatives
  • Develop/modify standalone applications used to aid in the post-processing and analysis of collected data

Job Qualifications: 

  • BSEE required (MSEE preferred) with RF/Microwave training
  • 3+ years experience in testing and evaluation of RF/Microwave components and/or integrated modules
  • Proficiency with test equipment such as vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, RF signal generators, noise figure meters, oscilloscopes, and digital multimeters is required
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as VB.NET, C#, Python or other object-oriented language is required
  • Basic knowledge of DC and RF measurements such as S-parameters, power, noise figure, harmonics and other types of intermodulation distortion is required
  • Knowledge of digital modulation techniques used in CDMA, WCDMA and LTE phones and the associated measurements such as ACLR, EVM, SEM used in RF communication standards is preferred
  • Ability to use data visualization tools such as Spotfire, JMP or Excel and presentation tools such as PowerPoint
  • Strong collaboration skills and work ethic needed
  • Effective organization skills for systematic planning and scheduling





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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