RF Design Engineer

Cambridgeshire, England


Great Salary Package + Benefits!


We're currently working with an innovative, Cambridge based Telecommunications company seeking a skilled RF Design Engineer to strengthen their hardware development team.

The role involves taking charge of integrating LNAs, RF couplers, and RF switches on a Multi-Chip Module. Key responsibilities include RF circuit design, running simulations, and utilising 3D sim tools for layout simulations.

Responsibilities as an RF Design Engineer:
  • Collaborate with internal and external IC design teams, focusing on integrated digital tunable capacitors, Power Amplifiers, Low Noise Amplifiers, RF switches, etc.
  • Analyse and integrate LNA, RF couplers, and RF switch design blocks on multi-chip modules, ensuring low loss and high performance.
  • Optimise layouts and integrated passives.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, innovative start/scale-up environment.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with cross-functional team members.
  • Document results and share work with the team.
Qualifications as an RF Design Engineer:
  • Proven experience specifying and integrating LNAs, couplers, and switches into RF systems.
  • Understanding of receiver desensitisation mechanisms and experience in characterising/debugging receiver de-sensitisation issues.
  • Knowledge of low noise, high-efficiency, high linearity design techniques for 4G/5G RF front-end modules or other multi-band/wideband RF receivers.
  • Proficiency in RF fundamentals, impedance matching, Smith charts, passive RLC, filter designs (pole/zero analysis), linearity, harmonics, etc.
  • Experienced in using simulation and layout tools like ADS, Microwave Office, etc.
  • Some experience using RF test equipment such as Noise Meters, VNA, Spectrum Analyser for Gain, NF, IIP3, and Isolation measurements and troubleshooting.
  • Competitive Salary.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Company Share option scheme.
  • Recruitment referral bonus.
  • Regular social events, including weekly company lunches.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays.
If you're interested in hearing more about this role as an RF Design Engineer, please contact Zac Taylor.
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