Product Applications Engineer, Industrial Products
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp - San Diego, CA

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Job Description:
This position is responsible for providing technical and strategic support for Peregrine’s industrial product line. The Product Applications Engineer will develop product documentation, assist customers with their technical questions and recommend improvements to existing customer designs.

Responsibilities will include:
Identifying applications and products best suited to sustain competitive advantages of Peregrine’s technology.

Conducting product feasibility studies using design simulation tools such as Cadence and Matlab.

Developing technical specifications of new products based on system knowledge and industry standards

Developing block diagrams for various RF system architectures.

Assisting with product roadmap development based on system knowledge, industry standards and customer usage models.

Aligning Peregrine roadmaps with customer roadmaps by working closely with customer engineering teams

Interfacing with customers to support all design activities using Peregrine products

Reviewing and recommending improvements to existing customer designs

Collaborating with worldwide sales team on technical issues and new product applications

Performing advanced measurements in an RF laboratory at a component level

Writing application notes and/or developing reference designs

Supporting Evaluation board/kit and associated documentation.

Providing technical training to sales, field application engineers and channel partners.

Reviewing and updating datasheets for products in production.

Write advanced, preliminary and product specifications for products in development.

Attending conferences and/or supporting Marketing Communications

Minimum Requirements:
BSEE, MSEE is preferred

5 years related experience in one or more of the following areas: RF/mixed-signal IC design, RF/microwave board design, Antenna design, filter design and associated product development

Must be willing to travel

The following traits are highly valued:
Design experience with all RF building blocks including antennas, filters, switches, attenuators, LNA, PLLs, DVGAs, mixers, and power amplifiers.

Extensive knowledge of RF measurement techniques including S-parameters, harmonics, IP2/IP3, phase noise, and standard specific requirements

Good understanding of commercial wireless connectivity standards including 802.11, GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, 3GPP/LTE

Ability to analyze and troubleshoot customer issues on the spot

RF CMOS experience

Technical writing skills for application notes and/or customer documentation

Good presentation and public speaking skills

Strong familiarity with standard lab test equipment

Must be a self-starter, be able to work with minimal supervision and have excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills.

About this company
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets high-performance communications RF ICs for the wireless...