Staff Engineer Applications

Industry: Semiconductors

Reference: BH-218

Location: Munich, Europe

Location: Munich, Germany

Salary: Competitive

Employment type: Permanent

Head Of Desk Jaimie Javier

Phone +44 (0) 203 9 606393

Email [email protected]

Job description


Our client builds on Peregrine Semiconductor’s 30-year legacy of technology advancements and strong IP portfolio but with a new mission— to enhance world-class capabilities with high-performance semiconductors. With a strong foundation in RF integration, their product portfolio now spans power management, connected sensors, optical transceivers, antenna tuning and RF frontends.

These intelligent and efficient semiconductors enable advanced modules for smartphones, base stations, personal computers, electric vehicles, data centers, IoT devices and healthcare. From headquarters in San Diego and offices around the world, team explores new ways to make electronics for the connected world smaller, thinner, faster and better.


This position is responsible for providing technical and strategic support to customers for RFIC products within a globally defined region. The candidate will be required to interface with customers to support design activity and new product definitions.

The candidate will also be required to review and recommend improvements to existing customer designs. The job covers all aspects of addressing technical, quality and general inquiries from customers as well as educating customers about products and also providing customer and market feedback to the product lines.


  • Providing technical customer support in a designated geographical region. This includes but it is not limited to:
    - Interfacing with customers to support all design activity using client products
    - Reviewing and recommending improvements to existing customer designs
    - Collaborating with the Product Management team on technical issues and new product applications
    - Collaborating with the Sales team on technical issues and new product applications
  • Performing advanced measurements in an RF laboratory at a component level and understand the implications at a system level
  • Writing application notes and/or developing reference designs
  • Providing feedback to Marketing and Design Engineering on product improvements Attending conferences and/or supporting Marketing Communications
  • Able to mentor engineers and technicians Develops innovative solutions to unique problems
  • Effectively train sales engineers inside and outside direct sales organization. 
  • Staying abreast of current trends within the wireless industry and related customer implementation plans


  • BSEE with 8+ years of experience preferably in an RF/microwave design engineering environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of RF building blocks including LNA’s, mixers, synthesizers, filters, amplifiers, and power amplifiers
  • Thorough understanding of commercial wireless and broadband standards such as 3GPP, Wi-Fi, DOCSIS
  • Hands-on experience in using software tools for Layout, Schematic and Simulation such as Mentor, Allegro, OrCAD, and ADS, and hardware tools such as Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analysers and Signal Generators, for analysing RF circuits /systems
  • Extensive knowledge of RF measurement techniques including S-parameters, noise figure, IP3, power compression, ACPR and standard specific requirements with a strong familiarity with lab test equipment associated with these measurements
  • Technical writing skills for application notes and/or customer documentation Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Good presentation skills: ability to present to a large audience of peers
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with customers, promotes a positive image of the company, strives to solve issues raised by customers
  • Self-starter, be able to work with minimal supervision with demonstrated ability to take action
  • Must be willing to apply engineering knowledge and actively gain experience outside of RF/Microwave to support expanding portfolio
  • Willingness to travel locally several times per month and internationally at least twice once a year


  • A passion to help secure multi-billion-dollar design wins
  • Comprehensive experience with all RF building blocks including, but not limited to LNA’s, mixers, attenuators, synthesizers, ?lters, ampli?ers, power ampli?ers, power control, switches, and ADC’s
  • Thorough understanding of commercial wireless and broadband standards such as 3GPP, Wi-Fi, DOCSIS


We are committed to submitting suitable candidates for this vacancy to our client ASAP, for more information contact Georgie at PER Recruitment or send your CV at [email protected]