Engineer IV – RF Device Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

RF Device Engineer

Malibu, CA, USA Req #105 Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leadingedge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state ofthe art.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS . Work with the team producing the world’s fastest GaN MMICs. We are looking for future leaders in our RF device technologies group. Lead research and development projects on RF semiconductor device and circuit technologies -- including wide bandgap technologies such as GaN and others -- for next-generation commercial and military applications. This position will involve both supporting existing GaN MMIC foundry technologies and developing new/novel materials and devices. Responsibilities will include RF device design, device and MMIC fabrication, test, yield and failure analysis, data analysis and reporting. You will supervise engineering staff to develop novel device microfabrication processes and techniques. Work with our circuit and system design teams, as well as epitaxial materials experts, to develop device technology solutions for future system applications. The position will also involve writing proposals and communicating results to internal and external customers. Must be able to work well in a creative team environment and possess excellent communication skills.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: RF semiconductor device design, processing, and characterization. Practical and theoretical understanding of RF semiconductor devices. Hands-on experience with microfabrication and developing semiconductor processes. Device modeling experience is a plus. Proposal writing and project management experience is a plus. Must have authored scientific publications and given technical presentations.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: In-depth knowledge of RF semiconductor device physics and device engineering, as well as fabrication techniques. Technical writing and presentation skills.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to pursue difficult technical subjects independently, design experiments, analyze data, and provide solutions. Able to produce technical presentations and reports, and communicate effectively with colleagues and customers. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Able to work within a semiconductor cleanroom environment.

EDUCATION DESIRED : PhD in electrical engineering, physics, or equivalent. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions): U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required. Security clearance or ability to obtain a security clearance is preferred.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a 'U.S. Person' as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. 'U.S. Person' includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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