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Senior Principal RF Design Engineer - MMIC Full Time - California - Carlsbad - Carlsbad, CA, 92[...]

Company: Mini-Circuits
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details
Level: - - -Experienced
Job Location: - - -California - Carlsbad - Carlsbad, CA
Position Type: - - -Full Time
Education Level: - - -4 Year Degree
Salary Range: - - -$165,800.00 - $248,800.00 Salary/year
Job Shift: - - -Any
Job Category: - - -Engineering

Description:Mini-Circuits designs, manufactures and distributes integrated circuits, modules, and sub-systems for high performance radio frequency (RF) and microwave applications. -With design, sales and manufacturing locations in over 30 countries, Mini-Circuits' products are used in a range of wired and wireless communications applications. Our products are also used in detection, measurement and imaging applications, including military communication, guidance and electronic countermeasure systems, commercial, scientific, military land, sea and aircraft; automotive systems, medical systems, and industrial test equipment.
Mini-Circuits' sells our products to over 20,000 customers globally through our direct sales force, applications engineering staff, sales representatives, as well as through our extensive website.

Position Summary:
The Sr. Principal RF Design Engineer is responsible for designing and developing high performance MMICs such as LNA, PA, driver amplifiers, etc., capable of broadband operations from 10s of MHz to 10s of GHz for use in the Aerospace and Defense, Test Instrumentation and Multi-Market industries. - The key goals of this position are to work with a focused team to design best-in-class MMICs with quality and time-to-market. - The Sr. Principal Design Engineer is accountable for the design of MMICs from conception through production, meeting deadlines and resolving performance issues along the way.
Salary Range: -$165,800 - $248,800 per year

Job Function:

  • Design & develop broadband MMICs based on marketing inputs and customer requirements
  • Asses various foundry and process options for given design task(s)
  • Analyze and validate designs through extensive simulations (EM, linear, non-linear, stability, Monte Carlo etc.)
  • Perform thorough peer review of designs to help team minimize defects
  • Verify performance of MMICs by hands-on RF testing of prototypes
  • Back-fit (through revised simulations and/or models) any abnormal/unexpected behavior in performance
  • Modify existing designs to improve performance, quality, manufacturability, production yields, etc.
  • Perform design reviews at various stages of the product development
  • Maintain accurate and complete documentation and archive design files for all products by working with internal documentation control systems and guidelines
  • Support product release activities - production test fixture design, production test offset review, datasheet review, qualification, application notes
  • Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging RF engineering technologies and explore opportunities to add value and contributions to company goals.
  • Help recruit and mentor junior engineers as needed

    The duties, responsibilities and expectations described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the member, within the scope of the position.

    • Bachelor's Degree + 15 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, or related field OR
    • Master's Degree + 13 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, or related field OR
    • PhD + 10 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, or related field
    • 10+ years of experience in Test Engineering of RF power products and/or subsystems
    • Strong understanding of RF and Microwave test equipment such as PNA-X, Vector Network Analyzers, Power Meters, Spectrum Analyzers, Noise Meters, etc.
    • ADS experience is required. - Ansys HFSS experience is a strong plus
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Result-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to achieve through both collaboration and independent work
    • Demonstrated ability to interact, deliver results and be accountable to senior management

      Physical Demands:
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Additional Requirements/Skills:

      • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
      • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment
      • Ability and willingness to abide by Company's Code of Conduct

        Disclaimer: The listed qualifications and requirements for each position are intended as guidelines. - Mini-Circuits reserves the right to hire outside of these guidelines at Management's discretion.
        Mini-Circuits is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, familial status, gender identity, gender dysphoria, pregnancy-related condition, and domestic violence victim status or protected class characteristic, or any other protected characteristic as established by federal or state law.

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