Principal RFIC Design Engineer required for the design of products for the semiconductor industry by growing multinational in Cork. You will assist in the concept, design, integration and delivery of complex multichip RFIC-based wireless module solutions for 5G, IOT and WiFi applications. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of product realization and work with an extended cross-site team to validate and deliver high-performance RF products to high volume markets. 



  • 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 & 5+ years-experience in IC design or MS/Ph.D with 3 years-design experience.
  • RF Design/simulation expertise with Cadence tools including ADE-L
  • 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
  • Desirable: experience with Keysight ADS simulator

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