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Job ID: JR0814160
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Phoenix, AZ US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

RF Analog Circuit Design Engineer

Job Description

Design the career of your dreams—at Intel. Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth.

So join us—and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come. In this position, you will be part of Intel's Next Generation and Standards 5G RF Development Team.

Our team builds advanced 5G transceivers used for a variety of wireless prototypes and demonstrations and eventually, products. What you’ll do. As an Analog Design Engineer at Intel, you will be responsible for design, simulation, and help in validation of RF IC blocks such as LNA, Mixer, power amplifiers, and VCOs.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Close supervision and working with layout engineers.
  • Close working with test engineers to validate the design after the Silicon is back in house.
  • Architectural feasibility study and evaluation prior to actual design selection and implementation.


 The candidate must possess a minimum of MSEE in Electrical Engineering with specific focus in radio communications.
 Minimum 5 years of experience in RFIC/Analog CMOS design for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G or LTE products.
 Experience with Cadence design tools required.

Nice to have
 Fundamental understanding of Submicron Device Physics.
 Fundamental understanding of Submicron, Low Voltage, Low Power CMOS RFIC Design.
 Some experience in RFIC/Analog CMOS design for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G or LTE products.
 Strong proficiency in using Cadence Design Environment. Experience with ADS Design tools.
 Knowledge and design of Op-Amps, bandgaps, LDOs, IF Filters, VGAs, PAs, VCOs, LNAs, Mixers and PLLs.
 Designed circuits that are used in high volume production.
 Layout practices for Deep Submicron Technology and their impact on circuit performance.
 Working knowledge of different radio transceiver architecture.
 System knowledge of various modulation techniques; including the benefits and limitations (e.g. OFDM, MIMO).
 Lab experience in measure and characterization of the transceiver performance Good communication, problem solving and documentation skills

What we offer you
 We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.
 As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and boredom-free environment—where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.
 We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, retirement plans, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation).

Inside this Business Group

Intel is one of the largest suppliers of chips for the communications market. The Intel Communications group is focused on designing and building communications technologies such as Ethernet connectivity products, optical components, communications processing solutions and broadband products.

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