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RF (mmWave) Engineer
San Diego, CA

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$140,000 - $160,000 / yr


RF (mmWave) Engineer

San Diego, CA 

Our client is searching for an RF (mmWave) Engineer to develop front-end design, simulation, and testing for autonomous radar sensors.

Responsibilities

  • Design, simulate, and test radar sensors based on mmWave component specifications and working with antenna and systems engineers.
  • Design and simulate lumped element components and distributed element circuits
  • Work with mmWave transceiver architectures for radar applications
  • Design, simulate and test electronic components based on an excellent understanding of and fluidity with the fundamentals of RF implementation and basic building blocks, such components including LNAs, filters, mixers, couplers, VCOs, DCOs, LOs and PAs
  • Work independently with digital control protocols such as I2C, SPI, MIPI, UDP, and TCP/IP
  • Work independently with digitally controlled analog devices such as DACs and ADCs
  • Apply knowledge of noise, matching, linearity, and other device characteristics to related work
  • Develop and use mixed signal mode verification methodology for radar circuits 

Qualifications

          Experience

  • 3+ years of mmWave design with 2+ years with AWR MWO
  • Experience with circuit simulation tools such as AWR/MWO or ADS/Cadence
  • Experience using Altium for schematic capture and reviewing board layouts, RF layout skills a plus
  • Experience with bench testing using VNA, spectrum analyzer, power meter, and oscilloscope
  • Experience in writing test scripts in Labview, Python, MATLAB or other engineering, simulation, and analysis tools
  • Clear understanding of mmWave component specifications and capable of working with antenna and system engineers to design, simulate, and test radar sensors
  • Capable of designing and simulating lumped element as well as distributed element circuits
  • Familiar with mmWave transceiver architectures for radar applications
  • Clear understanding of fundamentals of RF implementation, and basic building blocks, including LNAs, filters, mixers, couplers, VCOs, DCOs, LOs and PAs
  • Familiar with digital control protocols such as I2C, SPI, MIPI, UDP, and TCP/IP
  • Familiar with digitally controlled analog devices such as DACs and ADCs
  • Clear understanding of noise, matching, linearity, and other device characteristics
  • Familiar with mix signal mode verification methodology

Education

  • BS in Electrical Engineering

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Electrical Engineering or Physics
  • Expert in design and application of mm Wave component and circuits
  • Experience with radar systems

Perks + Benefits

  • Competitive salary package
  • Stock options for every employee
  • Hybrid in office and work from home plan
  • Healthcare + dental + vision + life & disability insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Flexible time off & paid holidays
  • Relocation assistance + reimbursement


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