Senior Product Applications Engineer

IDT   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago


Position: Staff Product Applications Engineer

Location: Westford, MA

About IDT

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. develops system-level solutions that optimize its customers’ applications. IDT’s market-leading products in RF, real-time interconnect, wireless power transfer, serial switching, interfaces, battery management ICs, sensor signal conditioner ICs and environmental sensors are among the company’s broad array of complete mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing, consumer, automotive and industrial segments. IDT has design, manufacturing, sales facilities and distribution partners throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” Additional information about IDT is available at

IDT knows that talented employees are distinguished in all aspects of life. Our goal is to create an environment where you can grow both personally and professionally. In the fast-moving, ever-changing semiconductor market, the next big idea can go out of you and with IDT you have the possibility to implement it. We give you the tools, support and resources to put great ideas together into successful products.

About IDT's RF Division

Since 2009 we have been developing innovative & ultra-linear RFICs for Base Station, SATCOM, Public Safety, Microwave Backhaul, and Mil/Aero applications. Our design centers in Westford, MA & San Diego, CA have created best in class RF products that have shipped over 50 million units over the past 3 years. Integrated Device Technology’s RF Division is seeking for a very capable individual to join the Applications Engineering team in Westford, MA, leading us to even greater success. The applications engineering team routinely collaborates with marketing, sales, design and product engineering teams to assist with product definition, early stage design-in technical assistance, and production level product support. Your everyday work will have a significant impact on customer relationships, winning designs across IDT’s RF product portfolio and planning for future RF products.

Basic Qualifications

  • Provide customer facing applications support involving RF products (amplifiers, mixers, switches, mmWave beamformers and future products) within the complete product portfolio of the RF business
  • Generate final datasheets for specific RF products. This entails co-ordination of the characterization, specification table and typical operating curves from multiple test groups in IDT and assembling into a final datasheet prior to product release. Write application notes needed for a successful product release
  • Assist in trouble shooting customer system boards and any returned parts for failure analysis
  • Provide technical leadership and assistance to the R&D design team. Monitor and support development of new RF products for responsible products
  • Help provide the appropriate training to our FAEs and sales engineers
  • Support product marketing managers on developing product family roadmap concept and application roadmap
  • Generate and deliver technical reports and presentations to customers, outside sales people and internal engineering and management groups

Preferred Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of RF Test equipment such as Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers and Generators is required
  • Solid understanding of RF, analog and mixed-signal circuits
  • Able to translate RF system requirements to components specifications and vice versa
  • Strong planning and organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to travel to domestic and international customer sites occasionally
  • High energy, driven-to-succeed personality
  • Familiarity with board schematic capture tools and board layout tools such as Allegro
  • Proficiency in MS Office software (especially Excel)

Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S.E.E.
  • 7+ years of experience in the field of RFcircuit design, RF product applications engineering and/or RF systems design/integration