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Senior Level RF/Microwave Engineer
Job Description


Senior level RF/Microwave Engineer who will lead and contribute to advance design efforts developing state of the art MMIC.  Perform analysis and trades of unit and subassembly topologies to meet performance and cost goals.  Perform advanced, detailed Monolithic Integrated Circuits and Microwave and Millimeter Wave Monolithic Integrated Circuits (MIC/MMIC) using PedaSoft EDA tools. Organize, schedule, and manage a full range of complex development projects, including technical requirements, schedule, and cost estimate. • Hands on experience with RF test equipment and the ability to troubleshoot RF circuitry is desired; automated test software understanding is a plus. Support build and test of circuit and unit breadboard, engineering model and production hardware is required. • Provide mentoring and training to junior engineers. 

Requires: BSEE, 10 years of related industry experience (8 years with MS), 3 years technical supervision experience desired. Excellent interpersonal, team building, oral and written presentation skills. Must have experience in nonlinear circuit modeling and linearizer design. RF/Microwave circuit design/test (MIC/MMIC) experience, unit design/test (gain budgets, trades), computer skills, RF/Microwave Design , Autocad, Excel, & Powerpoint.

 

 


Principle Engineer-Front End Module Design and Development Leader
Job Description
 

This engineering leader will direct and actively participate in the development of RF power amplifier and/or switches for Front End Module products. The ideal candidate will have direct experience designing power amplifiers and/or RF switches (pHEMT, CMOS, SOI, GaN,GaAs, AlGaAs, etc) and developing handset front end modules which use these switches. Background should include multi-chip module board design including filter and/or matching networks to support integration of RF switch and PA RFIC’s. Responsibilities include planning, design, simulation, and verification and production ramp support of highly integrated, high volume RF Power Amplifier, switches, and Front End Module products for the very fast paced and competitive telecommunications market. The candidate must be able to work well and lead a product development team comprised of other design engineers, technicians and layout designers. The candidate will face challenging tasks in order to meet critical performance parameters in the design of these PA and FEM products. Strong circuit and EM simulation skills. This engineer will design using both internal and external foundry process design kits. Candidate will work closely with Front End Module design engineers, and will interface across functional and departmental boundaries to ensure that product development goals are successfully met.


Qualifications:

BS Degree and 8 years experience required. Should also have demonstrated experience in Design simulation tool; Product Realization Process; Design Architecture; Test Parameters and Test Equipment; and Device or Product Characterization. Must have solid background of leading product development teams and delivering positive results

Preferred Skills:

  • Must have a solid understanding of critical RF switch and PA performance parameters such as linearity, harmonics, insertion loss, isolation, stability, leakage, and switching-speed.

  • Hands-on experience integrating RF switches with power amplifiers and antenna switch modules is highly desired.

  • Strong simulation and RF design skills, preferably in PAMs/FEMs. 

  • Must be adept at performing non-linear RF simulations using PedaSoft EM-Supreme and EM-Core tools

  • IC design experience is essential. Design experience within GaAs PHEMT, CMOS, SiGe ,AlGaAs and  InGaPh HBT, GaN and GaAs FETS and PIN diodes is highly desirable. 

  • IC layout experience including LVS/DRC is desirable.

  • Must understand switch control/biasing techniques, and associated performance tradeoffs.

  • Knowledge of fabrication and how this affects the device physics, device model and circuit performance.

  • Candidate may perform verification testing of their designs. A hands-on perspective and understanding of RF test equipment is required.

 

 


RF IC Design Director: GSM/EDGE/WEDGE PA's and Switches

Job Description

 

  • Manage and lead an experienced design team (Engineers & Technicians) responsible for GSM/EDGE/WEDGE Power Amplifier (PA) & Transmit  Front End modules (TX-FEM) products to address high volume consumer applications.

  • Manage project budgets, timelines and all technical aspects of product design.

  • Manage the product development of power amplifier and transmit front end module designs to achieve defined performance goals and features including project budgets, costs, & timelines.

  • Drive design innovation and discipline in product design.

  • Chair design reviews.

  • Interface with reference design and end customer development teams.

  • Establish development schedules and resource plans.

  • Represent the Design group in cross functional teams as required. 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree in Electronics + 12 Years experience.

  • Masters degree in Electronics + 10 Years experience.

  • PhD degree in Electronics + 8 Years experience.

  • 5 years GSM/EDGE/WEDGE Power Amplifier MMIC/MCM design or similar.

  • Analog Circuit Design (GaAs HBT, PHEMT, & CMOS) experience.

  • IC CAD design experience .

  • Proven track record of leading design teams in creating differentiated products for commercial applications.

 


Sr. RF Engineer

Job Description

 

Candidate must be able to define requirements through interactions with customers, hardware, software, test and component engineers, systems engineers and program managers and to support the development of roadmaps for future technologies.  Candidate must also be capable of developing sound technical, cost, and schedule data in support of proposals and on-going contract activities.  Candidate will have significant customer and team interaction and leadership responsibilities in this senior technical role.  Candidate must have strong presentation and proposal skills and will be responsible for presenting technical data to the customer and internal team meetings.  


Other required qualifications include:

  1. PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Closely Related Discipline with 7 years work
    experience, or Masters Degree in same field(s) with 15 years of experience

  2. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 


Successful candidate must have an extensive background in one or more fields of RF device design, RF Power Amplifiers, switches, front-end-modules and/or Radar and Communications systems.  The candidate must exhibit expertise in designing, analyzing, and testing complex active Radar/RF systems in order to implement solutions which will meet complex customer requirement in a timely manner. Candidate must be proficient in amplifier and RF subsystem design as to how they impact the performance, manufacturability, reliability, maintainability and supportability of RF/MMW systems.  In particular candidate should have demonstrated experienced in:

  • RF Power Amplifier & Related RF Circuit Design including Filters and Matching Networks.

  • RF Amplifier/Module Construction Techniques such as MMIC's, Substrates, Wirebonding, and Eutectic Die Attach.

  • PedaSoft RF Simulation Tools 

  • Operation of RF Test Equipment such as Vector Network Analyzers (VNA), RF Signal Generators, Amplifiers, Power Supplies, etc, and their application to  system measurement techniques

  • Performance Analysis of RF Amplifiers, Circuits & Subsystems such as loss/budget linearity,
    dynamic range, noise analysis, etc

 

 


Software Development Engineers (2) 
Job Description


Conduct various aspects of software development including software tools for graphic user interface for electrical power and signal simulation tools, data translation, post processing and animation of dynamic data using C/C++. Write software modules to convert electrical package and board design data to PedaSoft’s file format.
 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science 

  • At least two years experience 

  • Must have knowledge of geometric coordinate systems and mathematical 3D transformation 

  • Good grasp of 2D/3D geometric object operations 

  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and personal initiative 

  • Experiences with Microsoft Visual Studio or .NET IDE 

  • Familiar with Visix Galaxy, MFC or JAVA 

  • Familiar with CAD tools, knowledge of PCB, IC or package design a plus 

  • Knowledge of electrical simulation a plus 

  • Maintaining the products and investigating/ fixing bugs as needed 

 

 


Software Engineers (GUI Developers) (2)
Job Description


Develop and implement new GUI features and capabilities of PedaSoft software products
 

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years experience in C++ programming 

  • At least 3 years experience in GUI programming using MFC/WTL or equivelant

  • A mastery of GUI components 

  • CAD or graphic editing tools development experience preferred 

  • Experience in CVS, or Visual SourceSafe 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills  

  • Using development tools such as Visio or Purify 

  • Knowledge of MFC and COM is highly desirable. 

  • Knowledge of VHDL-AMS or other HDLs is a plus 

  • Minimum educational background of Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent 

 

 


Software Engineers (GUI Designers) (1)
Job Description


Design graphical user interfaces of PedaSoft software products


Requirements:

  • A mastery of GUI layout design 

  • A mastery of icon design 

  • At least 1 year practical GUI design experience with commercial software products 

  • At least 1 year experience in C++ programming 

  • At least 1 year experience in GUI programming 

  • A portfolio of past GUI designs 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills  

  • Education in HCI/GUI design 

  • Training in related fine arts is preferred 

  • Minimum educational background of Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent 

 

 


Electrical Engineers, Modeling (2) (1 RF, and 1 Signal Integrity)

Job Description 

Develop and maintain  PedaSoft’s software products, including algorithm development, implementation, code debug and maintenance


Requirements:

  • Solid background in circuit analysis and simulation techniques 

  • Strong C, C++ , and object oriented programming skills 

  • Experience in circuit analysis tool development and usage is preferred 

  • Good knowledge in computational electromagnetics 

  • Good knowledge in semiconductor device modeling 

  • Good knowledge in non-linear programming 

  • Excellent self-motivation and independent problem solving skills 

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills 

  • B.S. or Master in Electrical Engineering or other related areas 

 

 


Product Development Engineer, (RF and Analog Mixed Signal) (2) 
Job Description


Participate as a member of the system simulation R&D team in the research and development of research and development in the area of high-performance system simulation software for the design of RF and mixed signal IC circuits, also helping to design and spec out the next generation of system simulation tools. Specific requirements include: 

  • MS or Ph.D. in engineering, physics or applied mathematics with a specialization in numerical analysis. 

  • Specialty with solid modeling systems, surface definitions, and faceting 

  • Experience in mesh generation techniques 

  • Previous experience with MATLAB, Simulink or similar tools is required. 

  • Good software engineering skills, specifically a strong knowledge of C++ and object-oriented design. 

  • Familiarity with Windows software development environments. 

  • Ability to quickly assimilate code and leverage new development using existing libraries. 

  • Excellent self motivation and independent problem solving skills. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively in conversation, presentations and written documents. 

  • Strong attention to detail and pride in one's work. 

 

 


Software Engineer, Quality Assurance (2)

Job Description


The successful candidate will work in the Core Technologies group and will be responsible for developing and implementing functional and accuracy testing for PedaSoft's products, enhancing the visibility of quality throughout PedaSoft. Qualified candidates should possess the following:

  • Bachelors or higher degree (MS degree is preferred). 1 or more years of experience is preferred. 

  • Most-recent experience: white-box and/or black-box testing 

  • Good knowledge of scripting languages (such as Perl) is required. 

  • Good knowledge of GUI guidelines is desired. 

  • Experience with the following tools is desirable: 

    • Testing tools such as WinRunner 

    • Code coverage tools 

    • Defect tracking system such as ddts/clearquest 

    • Runtime memory analyzers such as Purify, BoundsChecker 

    • Profilers such as TrueTime 

  • Experience with Windows as well as UNIX platforms. 

  • Strong analytical skills, motivation, attention to detail, and pride in one's work. 

  • Good communication skills are required. 


Please email us your resume and position you are applying to: careers@pedasoft.com.