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RFIC Research Scientist (Remote)

Hillsboro, OR 97123 Work Remotely
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Job Description

About the Organization:

You will be joining Radio Circuits and Architecture (RCT) team within Wireless System Research Lab in Intel Labs. RCT research activity focus on enabling integration of next generation radio transceivers in deeply scaled CMOS technologies like Intel 22nm FinFET.  We drive innovation in architecture, radio building-blocks and design methodologies to achieve beyond state-of-the-art performance and maintain Moore's law scaling for both digital and RF/analog circuitry. The focus of this specific position is to explore, design and validate innovative circuits and radio architectures for next generation mmWave and subTHz wireless communication systems.  


About the role:

In this position your responsibilities include: Development of high-level behavioral models to validate proposed system architectures, mmWave and subTHz circuit design using industry standard tools EM modeling and simulation of fully integrated passive and active structures at 100GHz+Post-silicon validation with hands-on testing of RFIC in the lab using state-of-the-art equipment.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate research ability, with proven record of innovation through working RFICs taped-out in scaled CMOS technology.


You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/ or work experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must possess a Master's degree or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering.

3+ years' experience in below areas:

  • Silicon prototyping flow: design, validation, layout, tape-out and testing.Architecture, design, implementation, and verification of RF/mixed-signal systems that include circuits blocks such has LNAs, mixers, PA, PLL, VCOs, ADCs, DACs.

  • RFICs taped-out in scaled CMOS technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Signal processing theory

  • EM modeling tools like HFSS and Momentum

  • RF/analog/mixed-signal testing in the lab

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

Other Locations

Virtual US and Canada

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here

Work Model for this Role

This role is available as fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-09

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