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/Job opportunities/Researcher, High-Frequency Analog IC Design

Researcher, High-Frequency Analog IC Design

Engineering - Florida - Kissimmee | More than two weeks ago

Researcher, High-Frequency Analog IC Design

Is it you we're looking for?

Are you a highly motivated researcher with a strong background in analog, RF, and mm-wave IC design? Is your ambition to work in a diverse research environment amongst some of the top researchers in the world? Are you an excellent communicator who thrives on a multi-disciplinary team? If so, keep reading.

Imec is developing next-generation high-frequency integrated circuits for wireless communication systems (5G and beyond-5G), highly integrated mm-wave radars, and non-traditional computation and processing systems. We are looking for a high-frequency analog IC designer to work on the next generation of integrated circuits in advanced CMOS, SiGe, and III-V technologies. 

Here's what you'll do:

  • Define the architecture of the IC
  • Define system and block-level specifications from application requirements
  • Design schematic and layout of building blocks such as LNA, PA, Mixer, VCO, PLL, ADC, DAC etc.
  • Provide all the deliverables in time to meet the tape-out deadlines
  • Validate your own designs experimentally in a lab environment
  • Document ideas, design details, and measurement results
  • Participate in design reviews and brainstorming sessions
  • Read journal papers, attend conferences, and submit your research work for peer-reviewed publications

Key Qualifications

  • Strong background in analog, RF, and mm-wave IC design
  • Proficient in mm-wave IC design tools such as Cadence, ADS, HFSS, MATLAB
  • Tape-out experience in advanced process technology nodes
  • Understanding and experience in IC design for non-traditional computing platforms is a plus
  • Experience performing mm-wave measurements in the lab
  • Good publication record demonstrating research experience
  • A Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or another relevant field, or Master’s degree plus 5 years of relevant experience in a research environment
  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident

About imec

Imec is a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. We leverage our world-class infrastructure and global ecosystem of partners across diverse industries to enable groundbreaking innovation in application domains, including healthcare, smart cities, mobility, logistics, manufacturing, and energy. 

This opportunity is based at our U.S. R&D design center, which focuses on the R&D of wireless communication, imaging, sensing, and other innovative applications through high-speed electronics and photonics solutions.

At imec, we believe that talent grows technology, and technology grows talent. Our informal and progressive working environment offers a range of possibilities to take the initiative and grow in responsibility. 

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