Senior Scientist

for mm-Wave and RF Power Amplifiers
Science Park 1, Altenberger Straße 69, 4040 Linz, Austria / High Tech Campus Villach, Europastraße 12, 9524 Villach, Austria

Silicon Austria Labs is performing cutting-edge research in its world-class mmWave RF Lab on the physical layer of RF systems for future 5G/6G (UE, front and back-haul), and millimeter-wave imaging/sensing/radar applications.

Your future responsibilities

  • Design RF power amplifiers for 5G massive MIMO applications
  • Translate system level specifications into design requirements from concept to physical implementation
  • Characterize mm-wave ICs in detail to validate all the features and performance specifications

Your profile

  • Extensive design experience (8+) with RF/Microwave power amplifiers (Doherty amplifiers, Chireix/outphasing amplifiers), power transistors, driver amplifiers, hybrid-based components
  • Design experience with modern DPD systems to characterize and optimize Doherty power amplifiers (AM AM, AM-PM distortion) and transistor designs
  • Expert understanding of microwave measurements and calibration methods : S-parameters, PAE, drain efficiency, source/load pull, EVM, ACP, linearity and distortion
  • Experience with EDA software (ADS Keysight, Virtuoso Cadence)
  • Project experience in using advance CMOS nodes (FDSOI experience a plus)
  • Master‘s degree with 5+ years experience in related area of expertise or PhD with 2+ years of experience

Important facts

  • Beginning of the employment: as soon as possible
  • This position is endowed with a gross annual salary of € 51,296 based on the collective agreement for research („Forschungs-Kollektivvertrag“) and depending on your experience and skills.