RF Power Characterization Engineer

Toulouse, France and Nijmegen, Netherlands

Full Time

About the Role

The RF power characterization engineer role consist of setting up various RF measurement systems (50 Ohms bench, Harmonics Load-pull system, Pulse IV …) and assist Design/ Application teams in measuring performances of the state-of-the-art Gallium Semi devices. 


It is the Characterization engineer’s job to: 

  • Setup, maintain and calibrate harmonics load-pull system, 50 Ohms benches, pulse IV system. 

  • Close work with Design and Application teams to characterize devices, demo boards. 

  • Design broadband load-pull fixtures and calibration kit, for various frequency bands and package type. 

  • Manage all the aspects of the lab, including components inventory, instruments services. 

  • Define good practices for high quality in measurement.

Requirements

  • A university degree (MSc or PhD) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with strong academic foundation on radio frequency principles.

  • 5+ years’ experience in RF design of GaN or LDMOS transistor.

  • Expert in RF laboratory equipment and measurement techniques including power amplifier circuit assembly and tuning.

  • VNA based load-pull system and nonlinear modelling theory and usage is a premium.

  • Familiar with simulation tools such as Keysight ADS suite, HFSS, AutoCAD (or equivalent).

  • Excellent problem-solving skills with a proactive attitude.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with people at all levels including escalations and involvement of all group at stake.

  • Self-directed with strong desire to be part of a winning team by being flexible and may be required working extra hours at some circumstances.

  • Proficient in English language.