Job Code | #199

Staff RF Hardware Design Engineer


Munich or Nuremburg, Germany

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 is an Autotech solutions innovator. We focus on edge sensors spanning multiple modalities including LiDAR, radar, ultrasound and vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, connected car, user experience and electrification applications.

We are seeking a microwave hardware development engineer to join our indie radar systems team. Focus of the position is hardware design and simulation for radar frontends as well as characterizing the RF-performance of mmWave ICs and radar systems. This involves the development of mmWave circuits, antennas and MIMO arrays as well as the corresponding measuring and characterization. You will work closely with the IC-design, algorithm and DevOps teams to deliver innovative radar systems. You will participate in the development and evaluation of radar systems for advanced future radar applications of our customers.

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:

  • Design, simulation and characterization of mmWave components (e.g., RF circuits, 3D RF components, antennas, MIMO arrays).

  • Analysis of system level requirements and derivation of customized radar frontend solutions.

  • Derivation of measurement setups for mmWave components and systems.

  • Test, characterization and debugging of component designs as well as whole frontends in lab and anechoic chamber.

  • Contribution to the development of evaluation kits within the hardware and the application teams.

  • In an agile development environment, you will be part of our team to strive towards best performance and stability of our innovative radar demonstrators.

  • You will collaborate with teams from different departments and sites in an international environment.

  • Some travel will be required, including international.

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.

  • University degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or comparable qualification.

  • Significant experience in RF/mmWave hardware design and RF simulation tools like CST Design Studio or HFSS.

  • Highly familiar with measurement setups and characterization of RF components (e.g., VNA, Spectrum Analyzer, Oscilloscope, Signal Generator).

  • Knowledge of Python or Matlab for analytical simulations as well as instrumentation control and automation

  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery tools (e.g., Git, Jenkins, JIRA) is a plus.

  • Business-fluent English is required, German language skills are a plus.


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