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Sr Design Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

OR - Hillsboro, US

Requisition ID:  7138

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.


Title: Sr RFIC Design Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor

Job Type:  Full-Time

Location:  OR - Hillsboro, US


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.


We are seeking self-motivated & experienced RFIC designer (silicon processes) to join our growing Oregon Design Center, creating world-class RF front-end module components for the state-of-the-art 5G mobile systems, and winning Tie 1 smartphone customers, all at the heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, where you can enjoy lushness of the Nature, richness of the local art and culinary scene, and most importantly work-life balance with affordable living cost.



  • Perform detailed, transistor-level RFIC design and product development based on silicon processes (RF CMOS, SOI, BiCMOS, etc.), focusing on front-end chip components such as RF switches, integrated couplers, digital attenuators, low noise amplifiers (LNA), etc.
  • Generate proper deliverables (design documents, models, interfacing documents, etc.) according to established design flow, and present results to internal and external customers. Propose improvements to the flow if necessary.
  • Work with cross-functional engineering team and marketing managers across the company to define, interpret, and fine-tune product requirements & specifications, provide feedback when needed, and support products from conception to full production release, to ensure customer design wins.
  • Manage product development progress in a planned & timely manner, communicate expectations with other team members frequently, and execute plan effectively.
  • Use RF measurement equipment directly and/or work with lab testing engineers & technicians to obtain necessary numerical understanding of products’ performances; analyze test data and communicate your findings through clear & concise documentation and/or verbal presentations to peers and stakeholders.



  • MSEE with 5+ years of RFIC design experience; PhD preferred.
  • Familiar with 5G system basics, CMOS device physics, analog circuit theory, microwave engineering theory.
  • Demonstrate a track record of successfully & independently designing RFIC products and releasing them to production.
  • Familiar with RF front-end components and its general design trade-offs; hands on experience with Si/SOI process-based RF front-end component design is a plus.
  • Familiar with design tools such as Cadence, ADS, HFSS, and data analysis tools such as MATLAB; able to conduct both design, simulation verifications, and data analysis with these tools.
  • Able to operate RF measurement equipment such as vector network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, power meter, etc. including performing necessary bench calibration, measurement taking, and result deembedding; familiar with RF test bench setups and the abilities & limitations behind them.
  • Self-motivated, have strong desire to study and learn, as well as sharing learnt knowledge with peers through effective communication.
  • Can perform under time constraints and ambiguity, and work both independently and in a team.
  • Strong in innovation (evidence like published papers or holding patents) is much desired.








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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