RF System Engineer

RF System Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95052 2016-11-04 - –

intel Intel

Job Description

As a member of Intel's BCP RF System and Integration team developing multi-comm SoC solutions for the mobile, portable, wearable and IoT wireless markets, you will work on RF system definition and design, performance analysis, Integration, and verification of Bluetooth (BT) radio transceivers and baseband. You will work closely with Multi-Comm SoC, RF and VLSI silicon design teams, firmware development teams, & system validation test teams to develop robust solutions meeting or exceeding the market requirements for both OEM and end-user customers. You must be a critical thinker, have strong self-direction, and be able to communicate clearly.

Typical job tasks include:

– Collaborating with Sr. Architects on Radio design and radio control algorithm development, performance simulation for digital wireless communication systems.

  • Defining co-existence test requirements for multi-comm systems and overseeing compliance verification and issue resolution
  • Specifying wireless system calibration requirements and calibration process
  • Lab bring-up of wireless hardware, HW/FW integration and performance evaluation, and wireless subsystem debugging.
  • Generate and own documentation detailing system and HW specifications and requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors with 5 years’ experience or Master's Degree with 3 years of experience in EE or CS.

  • 5+ years of experience in wireless radio and/or analog mixed signal development: digital communications and signal processing blocks, radio specification and design, RF integration, Radio control algorithm and calibration specification, Co-existence algorithm specification and verification
  • 3+ years of experience in RF HW design, system integration and bring-up
  • Previously worked on development, tuning and optimization of at least one wireless product that reached Mass Production/Mass Volume Stage.

    Preferred Requirements:

    – Good Mathematical and Analytical Skills.

    – Thorough understanding of CMOS RF Imperfections and Performance Tuning.

    – Knowledge and experience in Bluetooth Receiver and Transmitter Design.

  • Experience with other Wireless/Wired Communication Systems (such with WiFi/Cellular/Zigbee/DSL/Cable/Ethernet) are also helpful.
  • experience in C/C++ Embedded Programming or script languages like C#, Perl, Python, etc.
  • Strong aptitude and liking for RF bench work and mental capacity to resolve low level RF system issues.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work closely with team members


    Inside this Business Group

    Intel is one of the largest suppliers of chips for the communications market. The Intel Communications group is focused on designing and building communications technologies such as Ethernet connectivity products, optical components, communications processing solutions and broadband products.

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