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Test Software Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  7442

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.



RF/Microwave Test Software Engineer - This work entails characterization and data reporting of front-end modules (FEMs) and RF switches used in wireless RF applications. FEM designs involve the integration of a broad suite of Qorvo's RF technologies including, Power Amplifiers, Low noise amplifiers, multi-throw Switches, SAW and BAW filters. This position also requires development and support of various software applications and technologies for Windows and MacOS environments.



  • Assists design and test teams to achieve the optimal module performance including part bring up, test plan creation and full characterization using the latest state of the art in RF/microwave test equipment
  • Interface between Design Engineering and Characterization Engineering to review data to differentiate between test issues and performance issues
  • Delegate test tasks to other engineers/technicians as needed and follow up to ensure that work is completed following priorities discussed with Design Engineering team
  • Provide clear and concise reports using latest data analysis tools
  • Troubleshoot complex DC and RF test benches as needed during day-to-day operation
  • Develop/modify automated test equipment (ATE) software and hardware for special test situations not covered with existing routines working with other test and characterization engineers to expedite release
  • Develop/modify standalone applications used to aid in the post-processing and analysis of collected data or create new tools to implement automation
  • Lead and/or participate in cross-functional teams to support continuous improvement around test automation, accuracy, and speed
  • Document test system and software designs and help train other team members
  • Support lab improvements through 5S continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support bench and rack maintenance by working with hand tools as needed and be able to lift and move test equipment around the lab.
  • Follow effective RF connector care and RF measurement best practices as instructed.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE preferred)
  • 3+ years experience in testing and evaluation of RF/Microwave components and/or integrated modules preferred
  • Working knowledge of object-oriented programming languages such as C#, Python, VB.NET or equivalent
  • Familiarity with software IDEs Microsoft Visual Studio (JetBrains Rider is a plus)software platforms .NET Framework (.NET Core is a plus), UI frameworks Windows Forms (WPF is a plus), and software source control solutions such as Gitlab
  • Familiarity with shells such as Bash, Zshell, Windows Shell, Powershell is preferred
  • Proficiency with test equipment such as vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, RF signal generators, noise figure meters, oscilloscopes, and digital multimeters is required
  • Basic knowledge of DC and RF measurements such as S-parameters, power, noise figure, harmonics and other types of intermodulation distortion is required (specialized RF/Microwave training preferred)
  • Ability to use data visualization tools such as Spotfire, JMP or Excel and presentation tools such as PowerPoint
  • Strong collaboration skills and work ethic needed
  • Comfortable delegating work to other team members
  • Be able to switch between several assignments to keep forward progress
  • Self-starter and highly motivated individuals preferred
  • Effective organization skills for systematic planning and scheduling of projects and subtasks
  • Knowledge of digital modulation techniques used in CDMA, WCDMA and LTE phones and the associated measurements such as ACLR, EVM, SEM used in RF communication standards is preferred








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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