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Sr RF Power Amplifier Applications Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

TX - Richardson, US

Requisition ID:  728

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. 




  • The primary focus of this role is to support the marketing team in generating new design wins through design, test and evaluation of high power amplifier products using Qorvo’s GaN process technologies.
  • The RF power amplifier applications engineer will be responsible for creating Doherty reference designs using the latest GaN technology. 
  • The candidate will be responsible for providing technical support to key customers and facilitate the smooth transition of Qorvo’s RF power amplifier products into Base Station systems.
  • You will work directly with customers as well as Qorvo’s internal design and advance research teams.
  • Create product requirement specifications, data sheets and applications notes for high power amplifier products for Base Station market.
  • Serves as the customer interface in understanding application requirements and assuring technical feasibility during the product development phase.



  • BSEE required, MSEE preferred
  • 6-8 years of circuit design/measurement experience with GaAs, GaN or LDMOS transistor based high power amplifiers.
  • Doherty design experience a must have
  • Hands-on experience with board level tuning and optimization of amplifier matching networks
  • Good organization skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities to meet goals in fast-paced environment.


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 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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