RFIC/MMIC Design Engineer (Remote)
KBR is a global government services organization delivering full life cycle professional and technical services from over 60 U.S. and 40 international locations. Our core capabilities include logistics, engineering, science, cyber, intelligence and security services.
WHAT TO EXPECT
When you become part of the KBR team, your career opportunities are endless. We offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know, We Deliver!
Design, layout and test of RF/microwave integrated circuits.
Collaborate with digital, hardware, package, and board designers to specify and meet design specifications.
Provide layout supervision and/or able to create your own IC layouts of circuit blocks and perform layout verification of designs (DRC/LVS) when needed.
Perform bench evaluation, correlation and characterization of design.
Provide mentoring to younger engineers.
Create documentation of design projects.
Desired Skill Set:
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related experience or Master's and/or PhD degree and 3+ years of related experience.
Solid understanding and experience designing one or more circuit blocks including PA, LNA, PLL, VCO/DCO, LOGEN, Mixers, Baseband Filters, Amplifiers, Switches, Phase Shifters, and Attenuators.
Deep understanding of CMOS device physics, RF device modeling, device noise parameters and inductor modeling.
Understanding of analog design concepts such as analysis of noise, linearity, mismatch, and stability.
Familiarity with packaging effects, supply isolations, high frequency ESD structures, and circuit layout for optimum RF performance.
Ability to carry a design through the full design cycle including specification, schematic design, simulation, layout, physical extraction, and hardware testing.
Experience in design at advanced CMOS process nodes (FinFET) as well as SiGe BiCMOS technologies.
Experience with III-V technologies (InP, GaN, GaAs) is a plus.
Experience is Cadence design tools (Virtuoso, Spectre/Spectre RF, EMX, AWR Microwave Office, PVS), Mentor Calibre, and Matlab.
Experience in performing physical IC layouts is a plus.
Familiarity with analog mixed-signal circuits such as voltage regulators, amplifiers, comparators, data converts is a plus.
Ability to work independently in a research environment.
US Citizenship required.
Current Secret/TS SCI clearance or able to obtain and maintain DoD security clearance per business requirements.
In compliance with the U.S. federal government's vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.