Principal RFIC Designer
Lead the design of on-chip blocks such as wide dynamic range LNA, down conversion and up conversion modulators/demodulators (mixers), Variable gain amplifiers, LO chains, Baluns, baseband filters, RF switches, attenuators, summing amplifiers and biasing circuits.
Generate new topologies and architectures to achieve very challenging system requirements
Create floorplanning of entire layout and assist in on-chip layout
Evaluate the designed on-chip circuits in the lab either in hand- or automated measurements
Discuss block and system performance with System Engineers
Prepare and participate in design, spec and layout reviews
Bachelor with 10+, Master with 8+ or Ph.D. with 6+ experience (preferred) degree in Electrical Engineering.
Hands-on experience in the design of complex chips (e.g. transceivers, wireless sensors, PLLs or convertors)
Ability to work and learn in a team
Familiar with Cadence Virtuoso design software and Assura as well as ADS by Agilent.
Familiar with standard CMOS, CMOS on SOI and BiCMOS technology. Familiar with lab test setups using signal analyzers, VNAs, signal generators, digital oscilloscopes, power meters, etc.
Experience with integrated passives design (IPD)
Familiarity with MatLab is a plus
Knowledge of Python or C (for test and analysis scripting)
Experience with PCB level simulations and layout tools
Having worked with field solvers or inductor generators is a bonus