RF/Microwave IC Design Engineer
Employment Category: Full-time
How to Apply: Please apply to requisition 4879 on
Job Responsibilities: Perform microwave/mixed-signal
IC design of complex circuits. These circuits include:
analog baseband, microwave (>5GHz) and digital
subsystems such as: mixers, VGAs, LNAs, DACs, etc.
Perform custom IC design on SiGe and CMOS processes,
particularly at 0.18um process technologies and
Independently plan and implement RF ICs
from top-level floor planning down to complex microwave
circuit blocks. Design circuits adhering to specifications
and guidelines set by system level parameters.
Debug, Test, & Verification of the designed
RF/microwave chipset(s) using equipment such as
VNAs & Spectrum Analyzers.
and communicate with design and layout engineers
on a day-to-day basis.
Assist with tapeout activities
and deal with post-tapeout activities such as documentation
Full-chip design, layout,
and simulation verification to meet a fixed scheduled
Microwave/RF IC design experience.
design in SiGe & CMOS process(es).
verification using Agilent ADS and Cadence tools.
Strong IC design skills in bipolar technologies.
Test/Measurement/Debug capability for microwave
Strong analytical and problem-solving
Excellent communication skills &
Skills that are a plus:
Knowledge of design & verification in ADS.
Experience with EM simulator(s) (HFSS, Momentum,
Previous circuit design experience for
frequencies above 10GHz.
Previous design experience
in 0.18um Jazz SiGe process.
Experience in BiCMOS design using Cadence Virtuoso.
Good understanding of RF/microwave circuit fundamentals.
Experience with CAD tools such as ADS, Cadence and
EM simulation tools. Good teamwork, communication
and problem solving skills.
US Citizenship Required
Travel Required: Up to 10 percent
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