Renesas Electronics – Sr Staff RF Wireless Engineer – San Diego, CA

September 23, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Sr Staff RF Wireless Engineer

Company: Renesas Electronics

Job description: Company Overview

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter planet. Our goal? To make every endpoint intelligent by offering cutting-edge product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets.

Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus winning combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial.

Ours is a dynamic, multicultural technology company where employees learn, mentor, innovate and thrive. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

Job Description

Millimeter-wave/RF engineer will have a critical role in developing innovative circuits for 5G and Satcom networks. In this highly visible position, the mm-wave/RF engineer will oversee the system-level development of the-state-of-the-art millimeter-wave front-ends and determine the system architectures for next generation communication circuits. We are looking for highly motivated and talented problem-solvers with strong IC design skills as well as solid EM and communication systems background.

Location Note

Based on the equipment and technology used/utilzed, this an onsite role (with occasional WFH), which be based out of our offices in San Diego, CA (USA). Consideration will be shown to local candidates, or candidates willing and able to relocate.


  • Design mm-wave IC’s such as power amplifiers, LNA’s, phase shifters, up/down converters and frequency multipliers.
  • Develop mm-wave communication front-end systems and determine the system architectures for the complete signal chain from millimeter-wave antenna to bits.
  • Determine the IC level implications of system-level requirements of next generation communication networks.
  • Design and simulate on-chip EM structures as well as IC/package interfaces.


  • 7+ years of experience in millimeter-wave/RF IC design in SiGe and CMOS.
  • Extensive experience in mm-wave amplifiers, up/down converters, frequency multipliers and phase shifters.
  • Solid understanding of RF circuits design fundamentals and RF communication architectures.
  • Strong fundamentals in electromagnetics theory and communication systems.
  • Experience in EM simulations both for on-chip and package parts.
  • Good communication skills and effective team work.


Renesas Electronics America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Renesas is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Expected salary:

Location: San Diego, CA

Job date: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 04:25:37 GMT


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