Sr. Principal RF Hardware Engineer

NXP Semiconductors   •  

Irvine, CA

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 181 days ago

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NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. 


•Interface with RFIC and Systems team to optimize and debug critical device parameters.

•Perform advanced RF/mmWave measurement and hardware optimization (eg Noise Figure, Impedance Matching, Transmit Linearity, FCC compliance)

•Bring up and Characterize RF portion of SoC.

•Debug and characterization of customer boards.

•Design of Evaluation boards. Generate PCB schematics, approve PCB layouts, and Interface to PCB manufacturing houses. 

•Occasional interface to major customers.

•Optimize device SW/Register Settings

•Perform Simple Board Re-work.


Minimum qualifications:

•Master of Science in Electrical Engineering or Bachelors with equivalent work experience.

•8 years of experience in RF or Analog hardware design

High Volume Production Experience with RF SoCs.

•Proven Track record of completing complex designs on time

•Deep understanding of high frequency circuits and PCB.

Preferred qualifications:

PhD degree in Electrical Engineering

•Experience in Cellular (3G/4G/5G), Connectivity (802.11, BT/BLE, GPS) or other relevant wireless standard