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Sr. RFIC Design Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  4978

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.


Qorvo is All Around You! We manufacture innovative RF and power solutions at the center of connectivity to enable high-performance applications for advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks, storage, compute, cloud computing, wearables, Internet of Things, defense radar and communications for 5G networks 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.


Our customers trust Qorvo to meet and exceed requirements and deliver advanced RF and Power 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 storage, wearables, compute, USB charging, motor control, broadband, aerospace, defense, and automotive applications. 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.


We are looking for a motivated Sr. RFIC Design Engineer with a solid background in RF design, excellent communication skills, and strong drive to produce best in class products. The engineer will be responsible for the design and development of next generation RF switch and/or LNA products for mobile handset applications. The candidate will be supported by an established team representing program management, applications, layout, characterization, reliability, quality, and logistics.



  • Perform detailed, transistor-level RFIC Design and product development of RF switches and/or LNA for cellular applications, potentially using SOI technology
  • Support the design of analog blocks as needed (charge pump, LDOs, level shifters, bandgaps, etc.)
  • Manage and present design trade-offs including performance, size, cost and time to market
  • Expert use of RF measurement equipment with the ability to troubleshoot measurement issues
  • Present design work during peer reviews including expected and/or actual results
  • Provide regular progress update to development team
  • Develop and execute project schedules and bring products to market on time
  • Contribute to cross functional continuous improvement efforts



  • BSEE degree required; MSEE preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in switch, LNA and/or RFIC design
  • Proven track record designing with Cadence including layout with strong background in various linear and nonlinear simulation techniques and simulators
  • Extensive experience mitigating parasitic effects from package or PCB relying on EM simulation including proficient use of HFSS, ADS FEM, or similar
  • Strong background with RF measurements and characterization including S-parameter, noise figure, harmonics, intermodulation distortion
  • Demonstrated experience in standard RF design techniques, debugging analog/RF/mixed signal noise issues, and RF coupling
  • Working knowledge of device physics, especially tradeoffs applying to switch and LNA designs
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team
  • Candidates with successful release of production switches or LNA for mobile applications would be highly considered





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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