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Redmond, WA Full Time Posted by: SpaceX Posted: Wednesday, 13 January 2021

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.



Simulate and model RFIC systems at high level and work with system architects, modem/DSP and ASIC engineers to partition functions between hardware and software domains
Derive specifications for the RFIC subsytems and circuits
Develop RF/microwave circuits in state of the art SiGe or CMOS processes
Perform IC floor planning and layout
Model package and external parasitic components
Evaluate and characterize prototypes of the design
Characterize and analyze full radio performance
Assist in the development of automated test lab equipment for lab measurements
Work with manufacturing engineers on production testing and qualification of the RFIC components and systems

Master's degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering
6+ years of professional experience with RF/microwave integrated circuits

PhD in electrical engineering with an emphasis in RF/microwave integrated circuits design or analog IC design
7+ years of experience using simulation tools such as ADS, Spectre, HFSS or Momentum
Strong circuit design skills, and experience performing analysis and simulation of both linear and non-linear circuits such as phase-locked loops, vector modulators/demodulators, oscillators, mixers, filters, low noise and power amplifiers
Knowledge of digital communication systems, spread spectrum, single and multi-carrier techniques and modulation types such as QPSK, APSK and QAM
Knowledge of RF transceiver architectures
RF/microwave design in the Ku-band, K-band and Ka-band frequency range
Familiarity with radio related test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, vector signal analyzers, vector signal generator, network analyzers
Experience characterizing radio performance in microwave frequencies

Redmond, WA, United States of America
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1/13/2021 5:31:14 PM

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