• RF Application Engineer

    Job Locations US-AZ-Mesa
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    RF Engineering
  • Job Description

    Wolfspeed (Cree's Power & RF division) is one of the world's leading suppliers of GaN and LDMOS for RF communications, radar and electronic warfare. Our business is growing rapidly and is in need of a RF Applications Engineer for our RF Product Development team. 


    What can Wolfspeed do for you?

    • Potential for future mobility within a strong-growth oriented company and a technology leader in Power and RF devices
    • Our company has a broad portfolio in growing markets, which provides good opportunities for stability and experience
    • Be a part of a strong technical team that values agility, contribution, and enjoying work
    • Work directly with technology directly contributing to the future of transportation, energy, and communications


    What can you do for Wolfspeed?

    • Design and develop RFIC and discrete RF Power Amplifier reference designs for Cellular infrastructure applications
    • Assist the sales and marketing team in assessing potential application of company products to meet customer needs and prepare detailed product specifications for the development and implementation of customer products/applications/solutions
    • Customer project management to coordinate product design and application support for successful design-in of company products into Customer projects
    • Use in-depth product knowledge to provide technical expertise to marketing team and the customer through technical presentations and product demonstrations
    • Develop application notes, white paper and marketing support documentation in support of optimizing product positioning in the market
    • Develop application specific hardware (single-ended, Doherty & high efficiency modes of operation), and support documentation to demonstrate and evaluate product performance in current and future applications
    • Matching circuit characterization and modeling using LDMOS & GaN models in Advanced Design System (ADS) and/or Microwave Office (MWO)
    • System level simulation, linearization, high efficiency amplifier investigation including Doherty (symmetric and asymmetric) and other advanced architectures
    • High Power RF measurements, system development, and data analysis, characterization with Digital Pre-Distortion (DPD)
    • Travel to support customers up to 25% time can be expected - including international travel as required


    What you need for success:

    • MS in Electrical Engineering
    • 10+ years' experience of High Power RF with emphasis on Power Amplifier (MCPA, PA) design, PCB layout, prototyping, troubleshooting and verification
    • Strong experience from amplifier design using Si LDMOS and GaN in particular
    • Strong individual technical contributor with experience in System level simulation, linearization, high efficiency amplifier design including Doherty (symmetric and asymmetric) and other high efficiency architectures for Cellular infrastructure with Digitally Modulated and Pulsed signals
    • Strong attention to detail, excellent collaboration with cross-functional teams. Project managerial skills are a plus. Individual will regularly interact with executives and/or major customers/employees
    • A good understanding of Cellular infrastructure market strongly desired
    • Fluent communication in English is mandatory


    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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