IC Resources Ltd

Senior/Principal RF IC Design Engineer

South East England
£55000 - £70000 per annum
14 Aug 2018
11 Sep 2018
Leon Morrison
Job Function
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior RF IC Design Engineer

UK - Thames Valley UK

£55k - £70k depending on experience

A new opportunity has arisen with a company working on advanced technology for the wireless communications market! They currently seek a Senior RF IC Design engineer for their site located in the Thames Valley UK.

This is an opportunity to join a dedicated team to work on the specification, design and verification of key circuits and sub-systems of integrated RF transceivers. In this role you will be working closely with other teams to facilitate the design and production process and as a Senior designer, will provide technical expertise and mentoring of junior engineers.

Industry degree qualified you will have established experience in RF IC Design and will have a minimum of 8 years experience from within a similar role. You will have experience with successful RF IC project contributions for highly integrated RF transceivers related to broadband wireless communication systems for example; WiFi or LTE on a nano-metre scale RF-CMOS technology. An understanding of low power/low noise design techniques for RF and Analog IC Design is required as well as knowledge of DFM (Design for Manufacture) considerations on cutting edge processes. An appreciation of RF and baseband layout techniques is also required.

Additional experience is required in the following:

* Low Noise Amplifiers, active and passive mixers, variable gain amplifiers, modulators and pre-power amplifiers.

* RF circuit design up to 5GHz.

* Proficiency in Cadence or Mentor design tools.

* Familiarity with RF lab equipment.

Desired experience includes:

* Top level chip simulation and functional verification.

* Analog behavioural language modeling (e.g. Verilog-AMS).

* Mixed-mode simulation environments (e.g. mixed Verilog and device level).

* Direct conversion Rx and Tx architectures.

* DFT for Analog and RF circuits.

* Silicon test and de-bugging.

System level experience is desired in the following areas; RF IC System and architecture design, RF IC Sub-system, block level definition and System simulation.

Excellent communications skills are required as well as the ability to work well within a team and show a strong sense of ownership and responsibility.

Contact Leon at IC Resources today to apply and find out more.

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