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Job Code | #533

Principal mmWave RF Design Engineer


Munich, Germany or Haifa, Israel

Job Overview:

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

indie Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in the design of innovative mixed-signal System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for automotive applications.

We are seeking a talented and motivated principal mmWave RF engineer to join our indie radar team. This position is a senior leadership position responsible for leading mmWave RF design and solution development in the automotive radar space. You will be involved in the design and characterization of mmWave circuits and systems in advanced CMOS technologies, bringing an involative advanced radar solution to the automotive market. Principal engineers are expected to work across geographies with a high level of autonomy, identifying and requesting resources to finish their projects. As part of a cross-functional development team, the candidate will interact with other essential disciplines, including IC teams, IC packaging team, test teams, and PCB teams. This is an exciting opportunity to develop challenging and innovative RFICs in a fast-growing startup environment, where your contribution directly drives the success of the automotive radar team and indie Semiconductor as a whole.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyse system level requirements and derive quick and effective design circuits to meet the design target within the scope of the project. Write the associated specification, design review and test requirements documentation.

  • Help improve the design quality, flow, processes for first time design success and high yield manufacturability (DFM). Willingness to lead some task force to improve design flow.

  • Perform complete design and layout of mmWave components and prepare components for system level integration.

  • Close collaboration with other design team members including system, application, software, lab and ATE test engineers.

  • Manage junior staff member work and lead technical decisions.

  • Test, characterize, and debug designs in the lab as necessary.

  • Must love working within a small entity where everyone makes a difference to the company success.

Job Requirements

With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company's success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence are what we value.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of experience designing RF/mmWave ICs.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of CMOS silicon process technologies involving automotive specifications.

  • Knowledge and experience of design techniques related to FMCW automotive radar is a plus.

  • Demonstrated experience designing mmWave circuits including amplifiers, PAs, phase rotators, splitter/combiners, LNAs, frequency multipliers etc.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of transistor-level analog and RF circuit simulation tools and frontend environments with extensive experience with Cadence Virtuoso and momentum/RFPro EM simulation tools.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of implementation of mixed-signal IC design and layout.

  • Demonstrated ability to characterize and troubleshoot IC designs in the lab.

  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills


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Telephone: 949-608-0854

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