Postdoctoral Researcher: RF Circuits & Systems in Yorktown Heights, NY

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

IBM   •  

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Industry: Information Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 26 days ago


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Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of RF Circuits & Systems to work at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY.

In this role, you will contribute to the development of innovative integrated circuits implemented in deep sub-micron CMOS or BiCMOS technologies. We focus on circuit designs that enable the creation of differentiated solutions for a range of millimeter-wave, RF, and mixed-signal challenges. Key areas of interest include transmitter and receiver circuits operating at frequencies in the range of 20-GHz to 100-GHz, PLL design, custom mixed-signal integrated circuit design, and experience with industry-standard integrated circuit design tools. Further key areas include understanding of and experience with co-integration of analog and digital circuit elements, co-integration of millimeter-wave circuits with antenna-in-package solutions, and board-level implementation of wireless communication and/or radar systems. Familiarity with and experience in mixed-signal design verification, circuit test, over-the-air-test, phased arrays, or implementation of AI and signal processing algorithms are a plus. This job will also entail driving the development of new intellectual property and will require strong collaboration with other members of our design teams.

As a successful candidate, you will:

� Have experience with relevant industry-standard development tools such as Cadence

� Possess a track record of success in completing complex integrated circuit designs

� Collaborate well with a multi-disciplinary team

� Work independently

� Take initiative

� Possess proven writing and presentation skills

� Successfully create and communicate technical ideas

Responsibilities will include innovative circuit design, simulation, layout and/or layout oversight, power reduction/optimization, verification, and hardware evaluation.

� Minimum of a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related area is required.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Solid understanding of RFIC circuit design, layout and parasitic extraction techniques 2 years
  • Expertise in RF IC design in advanced CMOS or advanced SiGe BiCMOS technologies 2 years
  • Thorough knowledge of Cadence IC design tools and simulators including layout 2 years

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Ph.D. Degeree in Electrical Engineering
  • Mixed-signal integrated circuit design in deep submicron technology: 1 year
  • Mixed analog-digital design and verification: 1 year
  • Knowledge of wireless transceiver architectures and communication systems 1 year
  • Knowledge of phased array architectures and components 1 year
  • Knowledge of EM modeling tools for RF IC design 1 year
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C or Python for automated tests
  • Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills

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Location Statement

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Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Doctorate Degree Commissionable: No

Key Job Details

  • Country: US
  • State: NEW YORK
  • Category: Research
  • Required Education: Master's Degree
  • Position Type: Professional
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term - Long Term
  • Req ID: 260882BR

Valid Through: 2019-10-19