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Senior RF IC Design Engineer

EM Microelectronic-Marin SA
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Senior RF IC Design Engineer Senior RF IC Design Engineer Job-description As part of the Wireless and Sensing Business Unit based in Marin, Switzerland, you will be acting as a key RF IC contributor to the company’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) System-on-Chip (SoC) products which are paving the way towards innovative and low-power IoT solutions for the Swatch Group and a variety of industrial customers. As a Senior RF IC Engineer with proven industrial experience, your principal work will be hands-on RF IC design. You will also serve as RF IC design leader within a highly-skilled team of IC, hardware and Software engineers. Your main responsibilities will be: -IC design technical lead for the RF transceiver section of EM’s BLE SoCs: provide expert consulting to Project Managers, other IC designers, FAE team and customers. -Define RF architecture and conduct RF system study, draft IC specifications, test plans and documentation. -RF IC design: develop, simulate and validate RF, analog, mixed-signal IC in deep-submicron CMOS. Supervise layout with backend team. -System-level design: develop and test wireless PCBs/modules, conduct electromagnetic analysis/simulations and antenna study, design for qualification and certification. -Solve complex technical problems spreading over multiple domains around the radio section of SoCs (interfaces, digital system, power management unit, packaging, etc). -Supervise third-party contractors. Benchmark competitive solutions and IPs, study technology and standard trends, contribute to the BU’s wireless roadmap. Domain Design / Creation Position Non Management Your profile Background requirements: -At least a Master degree in Electrical Engineering -At least 7 years of industrial experience in the field of BLE (or similar) RF SoCs in deep-submicron CMOS. -Proven experience of putting RF transceivers into production is a clear plus Professional requirements Excellent understanding and proven experience is expected in the following areas: -Design of RF/analog/mixed-signal blocks in deep-submicron CMOS: LNA, PA, mixers, PLL, VCO and crystal oscillators, ADC/DAC, analog/digital filters. -Understanding wireless product requirements, conducting RF system analysis and breakdown along signal chain. -Design of RF PCBs and passives, using electromagnetic design tools/simulators. -Use of state-of-the-art RF IC design/simulation tools and methodologies, and RF measurement instruments/analyzers. -Industrialization, qualification (for production) and certification of wireless solutions. -Know-how of standard like BLE (or similar) is a clear plus. The following IC design skills are expected: -Ultra-low-power and low-voltage (1V) RF and analog IC design (transistor level). Design, modelling and simulation of passives used for RF transceivers. -Deep understanding of RF coupling mechanism and state of the art isolation methods. -Hands-on experience with on-chip / PCB coupling, strong debug skills. -Positive attitude for owning design and finding creative solutions. Talent for solving complex problems over a variety of domains around the radio. -Team player sharing tasks and know-how proactively with colleagues, team driver stimulating cooperation among multidisciplinary teams/sites/partners. -Strong on communication and reporting in English. At ease with mentoring other teams/groups (FAE, SW, sales) and for representation towards customers. -Willingness to travel regularly to other EM sites in USA and Czech Republic. Language Skills -English written & spoken is a must -French would be an asset Start date 1-6-2018 Job location 2074 Marin Company address EM Microelectronic-Marin Ltd Rue des Sors 3 CH-2074 Marin-Epagnier Contact person Apply for this Job