• RF Technology Specialist

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
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  • Job Description

    Job Summary

    The RF Technology Specialist Engineer is responsible for promoting RF technology to targeted customer base, providing application support from design concept through production.  Must have RF design experience and must be able to provide design recommendations to ensure customer success.  This person will need excellent customer interpersonal communication skills and must be able to leverage technical knowledge/relationships to gain a competitive advantage.


    What can Cree do for you?

    • Opportunity to have direct impact on business, and lead company direction to achieve success/maximize results.
    • Ability to work with leading edge technology enabling customer to develop new products.
    • Competitive salary with uncapped earning potential.
    • A collaborative, fast-paced work environment.   

    What can you do for Wolfspeed?

    • Work with sales account manager to aggressively win designs and grow revenue.
    • Qualify opportunities and determine if there is a fit for GaN RF devices.
    • Pre-sales support to convince customer of GaN system benefits and selling GaN-on-SiC’s value.
    • Provide post-sales support with Quality support and design optimization as needed at customer site.
    • Support the customer through the design cycle from sample, prototype, pilot, pre-production, to production using your RF design system knowledge.
    • Use your technical knowledge to support field requests with minimal factory support.
    • Manage and train distribution FAEs as well as support our direct FAE team.
    • Communicate effectively with factory for technical requests.
    • Provide customer feedback and application trends to Product Marketing for new product development.

    What you need for success:

    • BSEE or similar with a minimum of 5 yrs. RF circuit design/measurement experience.
    • 3 years FAE experience or related customer facing RF applications support.
    • 3 years compound semiconductor hybrid or MMIC high power amplifier experience
    • A strong background in RF and Microwave measurements and familiarity with common software design tools (ADS and AWR)
    • Hands-on experience with board level tuning and optimization of amplifier matching networks
    • Ability to communicate with customer application engineers with a working knowledge of RF radar, EW and comms subsystems and modules.
    • Experience in failure debugging
    • Ability to travel frequently to customers to give onsite support (up to 50%)
    • Fluent communication skills in English
    • Must be a US citizen

    Highly preferred skills and certifications:

    • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering with 8 years RF circuit design/measurement experience with LDMOS, GaAs, or GaN
    • 5 years applications and/or field applications (FAE) experience.
    • Experienced user of microwave test equipment such as modern spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzer, signal generators, power meters


    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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