11 days old

RF/Analog/mmW Lab Manager

Intel
Phoenix, AZ 85003
  • Job Code
    JR0202017
Job Description

About the Group:

As an integral part of Intel's new IDM2.0 strategy, we are establishing Intel Foundry Services (IFS), a fully vertical, standalone foundry business, reporting directly to the CEO. IFS will be a world-class foundry business and major provider of US and European-based capacity to serve customers globally. Intel Foundry Services will be differentiated from other Foundry offerings with a combination of leading-edge packaging and process technology, committed capacity in the US and Europe - available for customers globally - and a world-class IP portfolio that customers can choose from including x86 cores, graphics, media, display, AI, interconnect, fabric and other critical foundational IP, along with Arm and RISC-V ecosystem IPs. IFS will also provide access to silicon design services to help our customers seamlessly turn silicon into solutions, using industry-standard design packages.
This business unit is completely dedicated to the success of its customers with full P and L responsibilities. This model will ensure that our foundry customers' products will receive our utmost focus in terms of service, technology enablement and capacity commitments. IFS is already engaged with customers today starting with our existing foundry offerings and we are expanding imminently to include our most advanced technologies, which are optimized for cutting-edge performance, making them ideal for high-performance applications.

The Role:
We are looking for independent and highly motivated Lab Manager with strong RFIC product testing experiences. As the RF Lab Manager, you will be responsible for all testing functions in a highly advanced RF lab. Working with a talented team, you will collaborate across the site to identify and source new component needs, manage multiple calibration schedules, and ensure sufficient inventory of off-the-shelf lab supplies to support the team's dynamic RD needs. Manages maintenance and repair of equipment and tools minimizing downtime. Builds and repairs custom test benches.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage and coordinate lab activities in support of product development

  • Determine short-term and long-term lab needs to support new product development

  • Provides technical assistance to engineers and technicians when needed.

  • Planning, active management, and maintenance of lab facilities, equipment, and supplies

  • Manages automated test systems, RF component inventory, and yearly calibration schedules

  • Participates in the definition and implementation of corporate ESD policies

  • Ensures compliance with quality regulations and participate in the ISO9001/IATF-16949 audit

  • Orders and maintains a sufficient stock of RF lab supplies

  • Capital equipment planning, management, and purchasing

  • Installs automation software patches and firmware updates

  • Troubleshoots and repairs test equipment as necessary

  • Setup and reconfigures test benches for project-specific needs

  • Support design team to perform RFIC reference design testing.

  • Perform RFIC bring up planning and execution. Bring up including environment (cable, etc) calibrations.


 


Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and 8+ years related experience

  • Leadership role in previous work

  •  Extensive experience with cellular spectrum analysis and RF signal modulation 

  • Proficiency with RF test instrumentation

  • Knowledge and experience with wireless carrier networks including design, implementation, operation and maintenance

  • Knowledge and experience with radio access network equipment installations

  • Strong logical troubleshooting skills. Ability to solve RF system issues

  • Expertise with coaxial cabling, ability to terminate connectors, sweep and PIM test lines

  • Experience in lab environments with knowledge of RF shielding enclosures and rooms

  • Adapt at using creative and innovative thinking to solve problems

  • Validated ability to work independently and also collaborate effectively within a team

  • Experience handling cellular installation projects

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Software Knowledge:

  • MS Windows Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.)

  • Test equipment communication schemes and utilization (PXI, VISA, SCPI, GPIB, etc.)


Preferred:

  • Understand Scattering Parameter measurements and RF system calibration methodologies (Scalar/Vector Error Correction). Experience with cellular handset signals and measurements (2G/3G/4G/4.5G).

  • Working knowledge of MS Visio, Atlassian JIRA, Autodesk AutoCAD and C/C++

Inside this Business Group

As an integral part of Intel's new IDM2.0 strategy, we establish Intel Foundry Services (IFS), a fully vertical, standalone foundry business, reporting directly to Intel's CEO. IFS will be a world-class foundry business and a major US and European-based capacity provider to serve customers globally. We differentiate IFS with a combination of leading-edge packaging and process technology, committed capacity in the US and Europe, plus a world-class IP portfolio including x86 cores, graphics, media, display, AI, interconnect, fabric, and other critical foundational IP, along with Arm and RISC-V ecosystem IPs. IFS will also provide access to silicon design services to help our customers seamlessly turn silicon into solutions using industry-standard design packages. Intel dedicates IFS to the success of its customers with entire Profit and Loss responsibilities. This model will ensure that our foundry customers' products will receive our utmost focus in terms of service, technology enablement, and capacity commitments. IFS is already engaged with customers today, starting with our existing foundry offerings. We are expanding imminently to include our most advanced technologies optimized for cutting-edge performance, making them ideal for high-performance applications.



Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro


Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.



Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Posted: 2022-05-15 Expires: 2022-06-15

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