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5G RF Power Amplifier Designer

Req ID: J2330655-IL

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Category Design Services Group
  • Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Develops new engineering designs ranging from basic to high complexity. Develops and communicates technical solutions to other engineers and business personnel, relying on experience and understanding of their field and acting independently except in the most complex cases. Drive cross functional project teams in solving technical problems and overcoming hurdles that may affect project timelines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and validates embedded hardware design applications of a complex nature.
  • Independently develops embedded hardware design and PCB layout designs utilizing standard tools
  • Designs all aspects of electronical circuits with minimal supervision.
  • Collaborate with system architects to review and clarify design requirements and architecture and translates them into design specifications.
  • Independently assembles prototypes and validates proper functionality
  • Works with and manages external component suppliers/manufacturers
  • Communicates complex technical aspects of a project effectively to customers, and collects incorporates feedback into design specifications.
  • Identifies design innovations and potential patentable solutions.
  • Collaborates on embedded Firmware design.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Comprehensive knowledge (with limited complexity) of Industry or specific sector, regulatory and safety standards.
  • Broad knowledge with limited complexity projects that have required one of more of Electrical Engineering Design specializations or competencies: Power supply Theory, Digital theory, Analog theory, RF Design, etc.
  • Demonstrated use of key development tools and design standards: Component derating, DFMEA, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, simulation tools, etc.

NON-TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Influence others and share best practices
  • Effectively communicate with good understanding of English.
  • Work as part of a global team
  • Lead others in some aspects of technical tasks
  • Assess a project and articulating risk while developing project milestones.
  • Develop projects in a stage-gate process (PLCQ)
  • Mentor less experienced engineers.
  • Participates in cross-functional design reviews and can lead some aspects of EE design reviews.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Electrical Engineering Degree (BSEE/MSEE or equivalent experience)
  • 2-3 years experience in RF hardware design or other key competency
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Jabil is active in the development of advanced 5G ORAN Masthead Radio Units, with Design Teams in Europe, US, China and Canada. The Canadian team based out of Ottawa is growing and is presently looking to add an additional RF Power Amplifier Designer to the team. If you already have existing PA design experience or you are interested in moving from Transceiver Design to a highly sought after PA Design  position then this could be the opportunity for you.
Role:
•Perform specialized circuit design of High-Power RF PA solutions for 5G NR ORAN Radio Units, as a part of an experienced RF design team.
•Interact closely with Designers from other disciplines such as Transceiver,  Mech, Thermal, Systems, SW and FW.
•Translate System Requirements into Board Design schematic and layout.
•Partner with device vendors to ensure optimum device selection.
•Support Board and Radio Unit Integration and Performance Verification as per 3GPP requirements.
•Introduce designs into volume production.
Essential Requirements:
•A desire to develop specialized Power Amplifier designs and to grow in this role.
•Strong knowledge of RF Transceiver Design and Simulation.
•Knowledge of 3GPP specifications, 4G and 5G Radio design.
•Minimum of 2-3 yrs experience working in an RF Hardware Design role.
•B.Sc or M.Sc in a relevant engineering discipline
•Experience with simulation environments like ADS, HFSS and MATLAB
•Working knowledge of essential RF Test Equipment (PNA-X, Spectrum Analyser etc).

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