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Lead RFIC Design Engineer

Company: Rohde & Schwarz
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

The Rohde & Schwarz technology group is among the trailblazers when it comes to paving the way for a safer and connected world with its leading solutions in test & measurement, technology systems, and networks & cybersecurity. Founded more than 85 years ago, the group is a reliable partner for industry and government customers around the world. We are looking for a highly motivated Technical Lead Analog RF/IC Design Engineer for our North American R&D Center in Hillsboro, Oregon. Our team is designing the next generation data converters for our world class test equipment. This is a small team environment in a great location, that has a history of very successful devices that have been designed into our industry leading test and measurement equipment. You'll find our System on Chip (SoC) solutions embedded in R&S instruments in labs all over the world. Our R&D office is in Hillsboro, west of Portland, Oregon. We have a light, quiet, and modern work environment in a new building. This is a hybrid work position. We believe in the close, personal interactions that are needed for a successful team, but understand that people occasionally need to work from home. This is a full--'time position. Your tasks As part of this team, you will have an opportunity to work on many different modules within our devices and to work with the true leaders of in the design of world class data convertors. Your tasks will cover the entire spectrum of mixed signal development starting from conceptual work, through the design, layout, and characterization of the devices. Your designs will integrate large high frequency (> 30 GHz) blocks along with complex digital blocks to create our custom System on Chip (SoC) solutions that are exclusively used in R&S test equipment. We work with other ASIC design groups based in Germany. You will work with a highly qualified team of ASIC engineers, located both locally and in Germany. Your qualifications MS degree in electrical engineering, with 5-10+ years of experience in ICDesign.Permanent resident of the US.Proven ability to technically lead a design team to create both full chips and large analog macros.Thinks at the higher chip level to do block aggregation.Understands trade-offs between various block partitioning schemes.Experience doing top-level floor-planning with a layout engineer.Thorough understanding of detailed analog circuit design and the ability to design independently various functional blocks.In-depth understanding of BiCMOS and CMOS process technologiesDetailed knowledge in the design and operation of many of the following analog blocks: low noise high linearity amplifiers and mixers, line drivers, power amplifiers, mixed analog / custom digital circuits, basic analog building blocks (op amps, comparators, current sources, current mirrors, voltage references)Large-signal, high-frequency transistor level design experience.Good knowledge of RF engineering, specifically transmission line theory, matching, RF device modelsUnderstanding of simulation models, design rules and verification procedures (DRC/LVS/ERC)Experience with design practices such as minimizing device mismatch, noise, signal coupling, ESDExperience designing analog integrated circuits for a complex mixed signal SoCs from creation into production.Work effectively in a group setting (share expertise, provide and receive feedback, communicate technical issues, work in a team environment to resolve technical issues)Ability to travel occasionally to European and U.S. locations.Ability to speak fluently and read/write clearly in English.Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.Tools Requirement: transistor level design tools (Cadence Analog Artist), layout tools (Cadence Virtuoso), verification/extraction, experience with documentation, system level design tools (e.g. Matlab, Verilog-AMS, etc.) Interested? We are looking forward to receiving your application! This is a full-time position with a total compensation target salary range of $126k-210k plus benefits. The range is determined by the position, geographic location and level. Individual pay within the range is determined by several factors including location, education or training, relevant work history, sales incentive structure and job-related skills.We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. City/regionHillsboro (Oregon) (USA)Entry levelProfessionalsEmployment TypeFull-time, unlimitedRef. Number3223

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