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Our client a leading telecommunications company requires Senior RF Engineer for role based in Dublin City Centre.


You will be responsible for definition and architecture of leading edge board level RF front-end systems for our current and future small cell applications. In this position, the candidate will be responsible for the overall definition of small cell RF front-end requirements and implementation where the performance, power, size and cost are the key. The role spans the full development life-cycle through specification, design, documentation, implementation, debug and test.

The established team working environment provides an opportunity to develop and grow skills and expertise in small cell base-station hardware development for leading edge wireless technologies.

Skills and Expertise:

Educational and Experience Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic or Computer Engineering or other relevant discipline and 5+ years of relevant experience within wireless industry is required. Position and salary highly dependent on experience.

Qualifications & Experience:

It is expected that candidates will have demonstrated some or all of the following competencies.

  • 5+ years of experience in RF design at both system and board level circuit design and development of wireless systems.
  • RF technical expertise in board level system and circuit analysis and design including TX and RX chain line-ups and complete RF front-end design.
  • Ability to supervise schematic capture and layout design process for complex Mixed-RF PCBs
  • Knowledge of WCDMA and LTE radio standards.
  • Ability to debug RF failures.
  • Know-how of complex board level RF system design and product development cycle.
  • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary engineering team is a must.

Desired Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience with leading edge RF Transceiver SoCs.
  • Knowledge of both LDMOS and GaN Doherty Power Amplifiers design and development for modern radio telecommunication systems with DPD and APD.


  • Active collaboration with multidisciplinary team on architecture of small cell radio front-end products and subsystems.
  • Leading the design of new LTE small-cell front-end systems development.
  • Analysing and producing the technical requirements and specifications and recommending design modifications for existing products improvements.
  • Active involvement in wide range of activities including RF circuits and systems simulation and design, schematics capture, PCB layout supervision, product bring-up and debugging and Design Verification Test.
  • Preliminary compliance testing: EMC, FCC, RFI; system integration (SW, BB, HW) and supporting thermal management and mechanical design of radio base station
  • Provide mechanical, test and conformance departments with technical support.
  • Debugging of RF performance in TX and RX chains.
  • PCB Stack-up definition for RF and Mixed-Signal PCB designs.
  • Hands on experience in EDA software for electronic circuits and systems simulations (ADS, LTspice)
  • Previous experience in mixed signal (high-speed and RF) PCB design software (Altium Designer) will be a plus


For further information please contact Micheal at Software Placements on 00353 1 5254642 or email micheal@softwareplacements.ie

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  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Occupations:
    Electrical/Electronics Engineering
    RF/Wireless Engineering
  • Industries:
    Electronics, Components, and Semiconductor Mfg
    Computer Hardware
  • Career Level:
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
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