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Senior Product Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time
Location: 

TX - Richardson, US

Requisition ID:  1434

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.

 

Job Description: 

As a Product Engineer in the IDP D&A Product Group, you will be part of a focused team that develops and qualifies new products while also maintaining the current portfolio of released products. You will be driving innovation and continuous improvement in a fast-paced, dynamic environment through the use of rigorous statistical methods. 

The position focuses on new product introductions, improving yields, maintaining quality and perfecting test solutions for RF products. Interfaces with External Customers, Design, Applications, Test, Process, Reliability and Quality Engineering as well as Operations teams throughout the development process.  This position will be based in Richardson, TX. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform reviews of external customer specification drawings to predict yield impact of proposed RF test specifications.
  • Analyze wafer RF probe data, work with external Foundry customers, operations device/yield/test engineering to negotiate test limits for pre-production and production testing, resolve die product test specifications and limit conflicts.
  • Correlate, present, and converse clearly about various starting material and manufacturing process influences on RF performance of die designs
  • Review customer specification drawing change proposals; predict impact of RF spec changes to production yield
  • Respond to external customer concerns about die RF performance, quality, and reliability.  Heavy emphasis on frequent presentations and technical discussions with external customers.
  • Determine root causes of RF Probe, nonconforming product and take appropriate action.
  • Implement corrective and preventive actions to eliminate defects and nonconforming material.
  • Generate required Product Engineering deliverables during the New Product Development and maintain throughout product lifetime. 
  • Data-driven decision making based on timely and thorough data analysis. 
  • Provide detailed analyses for each major design revision during the prototype phase of development, identify key parameters needing improvement and then communicate these to the core development team. 
  • Practice continuous improvement and yield optimization by tracking wafer foundry parameters, uncovering correlations and troubleshooting process and equipment issues. 
  • Employ appropriate Statistical Process Control (SPC) principles to reduce variability in product performance. 
  • Support Test Engineering activities to debug, validate and release production test hardware/software. 
  • Compile and analyze data using common statistical techniques (time-series analysis, CPK, DOE, SPC, ANOVA) and effectively present key results along with recommended actions. 
  • Generates Yield Plans that develop roadmaps to improve yield and reduce cost. 
  • Engage in group problem-solving and process improvement projects (familiarity with Six Sigma or comparable methods is desirable). 
  • Serve as the central technical resource for design, process, manufacturing, test and quality for assigned products. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or comparable technical discipline (MS preferred) with minimum 7-10 years of experience as a Product Engineer. 
  • Understanding of RF/Microwave theory and of semiconductor physics. 
  • Knowledge of typical RF test equipment and common test methodologies. 
  • Preferred experience in a III/V semiconductor manufacturing environment.
  • Expertise in statistical methods and common statistical software (JMP, Spotfire, Excel, etc.). 
  • Familiarity with standard problem-solving methods such as 8D or 5-Whys.
  • Must have strong attention to detail, be self-motivated and able to achieve results with minimal supervision. 
  • A team player with strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills. 
  • Time management skills sufficient to balance multiple high-priority activities. 
  • Prefer being comfortable in leading projects and/or efforts involving diverse teams. 
  • Articulate and comfortable making presentations to internal and external customers.
  • Must be able to obtain Secret level security clearance.

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT QORVO

 

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.

 

All successful candidates must be able to pass a drug screening test, pass a criminal background check, and provide proof of lawful work authorization in the United States.

 

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Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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