Title: (Experienced) mm Wave RFIC Engineer

Company:  Samsung Research America

Lab:  Standards and 5G Mobility Innovation Team

Location:  Plano, TX

Lab Summary:  The Standards & 5G Mobility Innovation team is committed to developing technologies that enable ubiquitous access to information and provide immersive multimedia experiences for mobility users.  Our research focuses on:

  • Wireless standards and technology including 5G, LTE-A, IoT
  • RF & fast prototyping of 5G wireless systems
  • Multimedia standards and technology including VR, HDR, All-IP delivery

Position Summary:  Join Samsung Research America in Plano, Texas to contribute to the system prototype development of next generation wireless communication and sensing systems.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Create mm Wave RFIC and system specifications based on high level concepts and top level requirements
  • Design mm Wave RFICs architecture and make architecture tradeoffs
  • Design the IC schematics and layout using Cadence IC design tools
  • Perform RF circuit and EM simulations in Cadence, ADS, Momentum and HFSS
  • Perform RF, wireless and system testing on communication products

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. is preferred or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 3-year hands-on experience developing mm Wave RFICs, RF systems, RF circuits and mixed-signal circuits
  • Have tape out experience using state-of-the-art CMOS, SiGe, and/or III-V process
  • Familiar with foundry PDKs, such as TSMC, Global Foundries, Samsung Foundry, etc.
  • Hands-on experience testing and troubleshooting RF, analog, digital and DC circuits using network analyzers, spectrum analyzers and oscilloscopes
  • Familiar with packaging and PCB fabrication processes and characteristics of PCB substrates
  • Good understanding of RF system architecture, cascade analysis, power amplifiers, low-noise amplifiers, mixers, and different transmitter and receiver topologies
  • Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills

Additional Information

Work Hours

Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

Physical Requirements

This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, and reach with hands and arms.

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