RF/Microwave IC Design Engineer (4879)
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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 below.
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.
Work closely and communicate with design and
layout engineers on a day-to-day basis.
with tapeout activities and deal with post-tapeout
activities such as documentation
Full-chip design, layout, and simulation verification
to meet a fixed scheduled tapeout date(s).
Experience/Skills Required Microwave/RF IC design
Circuit/ASIC design in SiGe &
Design & verification using
Agilent ADS and Cadence tools. Strong IC design
skills in bipolar technologies.
capability for microwave chipset(s).
and problem-solving skills.
skills & team collaboration.
are a plus:
Knowledge of design & verification
Experience with EM simulator(s) (HFSS,
Previous circuit design experience
for frequencies above 10GHz.
experience in 0.18um Jazz SiGe process.
Top Specific Skills Required: 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
Citizenship requirements: US
Travel Required: Up to
Years of Experience Required: 8 plus
Minimum Education Requirements: BA/BS
Employment Category: Full-time