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Sr Field Application Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

CA - San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  1024


The successful candidate will be based in San Jose, CA and will provide technical support to a key customer in Northern California to integrate RF components into handset designs. He/she will also assist sales with product promotion and liaise with development and product application engineers.



  • Develop an extensive knowledge of the company’s cellular product portfolio, providing world-class applications support to our customers
  • Technical applications support to both customers evaluating our products as well as internal sales personnel
  • Assist sales and marketing in preparation of technical proposals/presentations
  • Hands-on lab work to identify and resolve issues as well as tuning to optimize products on reference designs and smartphones (RF front-end)
  • Analyze RF subsystems using tools such as Agilent ADS and MS Excel
  • Develop close relationship with the customer and coordinate activities with the sales team
  • Ability to travel to design locations for product training as well as the customer for onsite support



  • BS/BE Degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in RF/Microwave Design and Smartphone/Handset design
  • Technical background in GSM, WCDMA, CDMA, and LTE
  • Familiarity with using RF measurement equipment such as R&S CMW500, network- and spectrum analyzers
  • Previous design and development experience in RF/handset communications (GSM/WCDMA/CDMA/LTE)
  • Good RF system knowledge and understanding of relevant uplink/downlink ETSI/3GPP RF specifications
  • Power Amplifier, LNA, RF filter/switch experience
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
  • Customer interface: demonstrated success in resolving customer technical issues
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to travel
  • Experience of 5G, knowledge of MIPI RFFE, and understanding of  Radio Link Budget is a plus



  • At least 5 years minimum Handset or Smartphone design experience of RF sections
  • At least 5 years minimum experience with communications standards, LTE, UMTS, GSM, EDGE and WCDMA
  • At least 5 years experience with test equipment such as Communication Call Boxes, Spectrum Analyzers, and network analyzers




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.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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