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Senior RF IC Design Engineer

Silicon Labs
Austin, Texas, United States

We are Silicon Labs. We are a leader in secure, intelligent wireless technology for a more connected world. Our integrated hardware and software platform, intuitive development tools, unmatched ecosystem and robust support make us the ideal long-term partner in building advanced industrial, commercial, home and life applications. We make it easy for developers to solve complex wireless challenges throughout the product lifecycle and get to market quickly with innovative solutions that transform industries, grow economies and improve lives.

Our team focuses on state of art Bluetooth, ZigBee, Z-wave, Wi-Fi and multi-protocols products design power amplifiers, LNA, Mixers, PLL's, ADC/DACs. Due to product applications, the focus/challenge will be on making these designs with very low power.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architecture of blocks or signal chain
  • Design and simulation of blocks like LNA/Mixers/filters/PLLs/ADC/DAC/power amplifiers
  • Exposure to the full cycle of design from inception to bench validation testing
  • Guide the layout engineer through the post-layout verification


  • MS/MSc/Ph.D in Electrical Engineering and 4+ years of experience in design
  • Proficiency in Cadence Design Environment for Analog, Mixed-Signal and RF designs (Cadence Analog Artist, Cadence Virtuoso, SpectreRF, EMX, AFS etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge in signal processing
  • Prior experience in designing analog/mixed signal blocks such as: L-C VCOs, L-C DCOs, DCROs, LO Dividers, mixers, LO buffers, Analog PLLs (Charge pump, PFD, Loop-filter, Delta-sigma), Digital PLLs (TDC, Digital loop-filter), or Oscillators
  • Familiarity of continuous time and/or discrete time (switched cap) analog blocks (high linearity and low-noise Filters, analog amplifier stages, voltage references, linear regulators, etc.)
  • Knowledge of calibration circuits for compensating process/voltage/temperature variations
  • Prior Experience in silicon bring-up and characterization using digital, analog and RF test-equipment
  • Scripting in Python, Skill, Ocean, Perl, Unix Shell, etc.


  • Great medical (Choice of PPO or Consumer Driven Health Plan with HSA), dental & vision plans
  • Highly competitive salary
  • 401k plan with match and Roth plan option
  • Equity rewards (RSUs)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Life/AD&D and disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Adoption assistance
  • Back-Up childcare
  • Additional benefit options (Commuter benefits, Legal benefits, Pet insurance)
  • Flexible PTO schedule
  • 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free downtown parking
  • Onsite gym
  • Monthly wellness offerings
  • Free snacks
  • Monthly company updates with our CEO

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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