Posted date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Ericsson

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?


Come, and be where it begins.


Our Great Opportunity

Our team is seeking a highly motivated experienced RF Amplifier Designer to add to our already accomplished team! We are looking for a self starter who knows how to design & develop the latest in RF Amplifier Technology employing LDMOS & GaN designs.


You will

  • RF power amplifier design, power amplifier characterization within RF transmit chains and support for digital pre-distortion systems.
  • Design and development of high-power amplifiers (10 W to 1000 W) in the 400MHz to 3500 MHz frequency range (Class AB, Doherty, Three-way Doherty, etc).
  • Modeling and characterization of the linear and non-linear circuit elements used within our high-power RF power amplifiers.
  • Simulation, analysis, and layout of power amplifiers. (Utilization of advanced CAD/Simulation tools).
  • Direct and mentor junior engineers and multi-functional colleagues.
  • Work with a wider design community to understand requirements and provide solutions for successful and timely product delivery.


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Established experience in amplifier design and verification, RF module and board design, RF transceiver architectures including baseband pre-distortion.
  • Experience with Agilent's Advanced Design System (ADS)
  • Experience with Ansoft's High Frequency Structure Simulator (HFSS) and planar electromagnetic solvers (Sonnet's Em and/or Agilent's Momentum) is an asset.
  • Experience with microwave measurement techniques (Pulsed S-parameter and DC measurement, S-parameters, VNA calibration techniques, spectrum analyzers, power meters, etc). Measurement automation and data analysis (Matlab, Labview)
  • Experience with thermal analysis, mechanical packing, and EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility).
  • Understanding of mobile communication standards (e.g. UMTS, GSM, LTE) is an asset.
  • A university degree (MSc or BSc) in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Software security or equivalent
  • 5 + years RF & RF amplifier design experience


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it! You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process


Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. 

They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. 
Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.


Role will report to the Product Development Leader.


Primary country and city: Canada (CA) || || Ottawa || ProdMgt

Req ID: 457152 

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