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RF Power Characterization Engineer

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.


  • 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.

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