Principal RFIC Design Engineer

March 1, 2024
Reference key: es10693
Deadline date:

Job Description

  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Cork

Principal RFIC Design Engineer required by growing multinational in Cork for the design of complex multichip RFIC-based wireless module solutions for 5G, IOT and WiFi applications.

You will join a diverse team of RFIC, Analog IC and Module assisting in the concept, design, integration, and delivery of complex multichip, multi-technology RFIC-based wireless module solutions for 5G, IOT and WiFi applications.


  • Design of multi-function RFICs with power amplifier, LNA, Switch, & Filter content for wireless applications up to 7GHz
  • Work with a variety of technologies including SOI, SiGe, CMOS, GaAs HBT and PHEMT to implement innovative RF circuitry to support wireless product offerings
  • Hand’s on design responsibility including overview of detailed IC layout, lab evaluation, and back-fitting of designs
  • Presentation of detailed design reviews including all aspects of design: IC, Package, EM, & Thermal
  • Support customer related issues and responses as needed
  • Communicate with employees at all levels in the organization and be able to demonstrate excellent problem solving, data analysis, and critical thinking skills


  • Bachelors degree with minimum 12 years-experience in IC design or MS with 10 years-design experience RF Design/simulation expertise with Cadence tools
  • Strong knowledge of RF circuit architectures and design tradeoffs such as PA’s, LNA’s and Switches.
  • Experience with device bias design techniques and fundamentals of analog circuit design.
  • Working knowledge of IC layout techniques & considerations in a Cadence Virtuoso environment.
  • Demonstrated expertise with at least one major EM tool for full IC + Module level simulation.
  • History of delivering production products and familiarity with key stages in the product development process
  • Understanding of ESD protection techniques
  • Ability to generate clear technical presentations and data summaries.