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Staff RFIC Design Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  7395

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 seeking an experienced RFIC designer for our Connectivity Components Business Unit (CCBU) in Greensboro, NC. This candidate will be responsible for the design of various RFIC circuits including LNA’s, switches, associated analog/digital control circuitry, and their integration into multi-chip module (MCM) solutions for IoT and Smart Energy applications. The candidate will work within a cross-functional and cross-site team and own the delivery of compelling and differentiated solutions. For the ideal candidate, there is opportunity for both leadership and individual contributor responsibilities growing our RFIC design capacity and capability. This candidate would drive technology and product leadership from ideation to obsolescence (including product definition, architecture, topology, detailed design, simulation, validation, qualification, and product support) enabling business growth and profitability in the Internet of Things (IoT).



 Design and development of RF switches, LNAs, and supporting analog circuitry (including bandgaps, charge pumps, LDOs, level shifters, etc.) for IoT and Smart Energy applications utilizing SiGe, SOI, and CMOS technologies

Support of LNA and/or switch integration into multi-chip modules (MCM)

 Expert use of RF measurement equipment with the ability to troubleshoot issues

 Conducting peer reviews of designs, including expected and/or actual results

 Writing regular updates on design/evaluation status

 Committed engineer able to execute to an aggressive schedule



 Bachelor's degree (minimum) with 10 years minimum experience, M.S. or Ph.D. (preferred) with 5 years minimum experience.

 5+ years of experience in switch, LNA and/or silicon RFIC design

 Extensive experience designing with Cadence, HFSS, and ADS

 Working experience in RF design techniques and EM simulation

 Working knowledge of device physics, especially tradeoffs for switch and LNA implementations

 Strong background in various linear and nonlinear simulation techniques and simulators

 Capable of refining simulation results to achieve excellent predictability with the goal of first pass success

 Good communication skills

 Ability to work independently and in a team

 Candidates with successful production release of switches and/or LNAs 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.

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